Renewed interest in ‘COE cars’ after Grab lifts vehicle age cap amid driver crunch

Grab recently lifted a 10-year age limit for private-hire vehicles on its platform. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG
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SINGAPORE – A recent decision by ride-hailing giant Grab to lift a 10-year age limit for private-hire vehicles on its platform has sparked a renewed interest in older cars among some drivers.

The Nasdaq-listed company cited an ongoing driver crunch and a need to help drivers cope with rising operating costs as reasons for pausing its vehicle age requirement from Feb 23 until further notice.

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