At first, the company expected to provide the vehicle booking service in May in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. However, the firm offered the new service one month before the official launch date because of Uber-Grab merger.
In addition, the biggest taxi companies in the country, such as Vinasun, Grab, have been developing their car booking system and sharply investing in technology to compete with rivals.
At the end of March, Uber Technologies Inc. agreed to sell its Southeast Asian operations to regional-rival Grab. Under the agreement, Grab has taken over all of Uber’s operations in Southeast Asia, including the food delivery service UberEats.