Grab signs up 'thousands' of Uber drivers in Singapore

People queue up to register themselves as Grab drivers at the open-air carpark of Midview City, where Grab's driver centre is located. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG
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SINGAPORE - Ride-hailing app Grab has contacted drivers who rent cars from Lion City Rentals (LCR), urging them to switch across from Uber, whose South-east Asian business it acquired last week.

LCR's 13,000-strong fleet had an exclusive deal with Uber, and on Tuesday, drivers of LCR vehicles received a text message claiming the rental company "is now GrabRentals' exclusive fleet partner".

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