Seize will quickly be required to make use of autos which are accredited by the Malaysian authorities to conduct its ride-sharing operations, and the autos can be topic to insurance coverage and tax necessities much like these of taxis.
“I’ve introduced this up. I informed the minister of transport to repair it, however sadly there was no progress. I’ll attempt once more. I too, really feel it’s unfair. This matter has my consideration however I can’t give my assurance that Seize can be abolished, however we will make them equal like taxis,” prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad stated in a gathering with taxi drivers in Langkawi, as reported by New Straits Instances.
This was in response to the query of whether or not or not Seize will regulated similar to regular taxis to be able to guarantee honest competitors, on the dialogue between the prime minister and the group of round 200 Langkawi taxi drivers. A small group of taxi drivers staged a walkout as Tun Mahathir was explaining the state of affairs on e-hailing in Malaysia.
In July, it was reported that e-hailing service suppliers – reminiscent of Seize – can be required to carry a Public Service Automobile (PSV) license which prices RM115 yearly, and autos used should bear annual inspections at Puspakom. Two months prior, the Malaysian Taxi, Limousine and Automobile Rental Operators and Drivers Affiliation referred to as for the brand new authorities to ‘abolish’ e-hailing service suppliers and for e-hailing to be given to them.
The submit Seize should use government-approved autos: PM Auto Reviews & New Cars on Paul Tan’s Automotive Information.