Go-Jek revs up to get going in Singapore

Indonesian ride-hailing provider working with six car rental firms ahead of launch here next month

Go-Jek, founded by Indonesian Nadiem Makarim (above), is likely to offer more than ride-hailing services here. Its app in Indonesia extends to food delivery and massage services.
Go-Jek, founded by Indonesian Nadiem Makarim (above), is likely to offer more than ride-hailing services here. Its app in Indonesia extends to food delivery and massage services.PHOTO: REUTERS

Indonesian ride-hailing firm Go-Jek has roped in half a dozen car rental firms to supply vehicles and sign on drivers in preparation for a Singapore launch set for next month.

The Straits Times understands that the Grab rival - whose investors include state investment firm Temasek and Internet giant Google - will enter the market solo.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 10, 2018, with the headline 'Go-Jek revs up to get going in S'pore'. Print Edition | Subscribe