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After technology motorbike taxi, Gojek has more GoCar in Vietnam market


The arrival of the car-hailing service GoCar is expected to benefit Vietnamese consumers by reducing the dominance of Grab.

Ride-hailing company Gojek has just launched a car-hailing service in the Vietnamese market. Accordingly, GoJek’s car-hailing service will be called GoCar. This will be a new competitor of ride-hailing companies such as Be, VATO, Mai Linh, FastGo, and Grab.

Due to the provision of services during the epidemic season, GoCar cars will be equipped with air purifiers and a barrier between the driver and the user. In addition, according to a representative of Gojek, its drivers have all been vaccinated against Covid-19.

Gojek (formerly GoViet) is a startup modeled on super apps (Super App) from Indonesia. As of mid-2020, Gojek has a total of 2 million driver partners and 500,000 restaurants participating in the system in more than 200 cities in Southeast Asia.

Before GoCar was introduced to the market, this service was previously provided to the medical team in Ho Chi Minh City during the peak period because of the epidemic.

Launched in Vietnam market in 2018, as of November 2021, Gojek operates in three areas: ride-hailing (GoBike), delivery (GoSend), and food ordering (GoFood). Before the Covid-19 pandemic broke out, the app was generating income for 150,000 driver-partners and 80,000 restaurants, the majority of which were micro, small and medium-sized stores.

Previously, according to VietNamNet’s source, from mid-March 2021, Gojek Vietnam has been granted a license to operate a transport business by the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transport with the type of passenger transport business under contract.

By April 2021, Gojek Vietnam has launched a campaign to recruit car drivers and has made many moves to prepare for the launch of the GoCar four-wheel vehicle service in the Vietnamese market.

Trong Dat

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