Uber struggling to dispose of its sizeable fleet six months after pullout

Cars from Lion City Rental at the Big Box carpark in Jurong on Sept 24, 2018. ST PHOTO: BENJAMIN SEETOR
Many of its cars - mostly Mazda 3 sedans and Honda Vezel crossovers with low mileage - were also advertised on online portals. ST PHOTO: BENJAMIN SEETOR
Lion City Rental cars parked at the Big Box carpark in Jurong on Sept 24, 2018. ST PHOTO: BENJAMIN SEETOR
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SINGAPORE - The Uber-owned vehicle leasing operator, Lion City Rentals, still has several thousand cars - many unhired - in its fleet, six months after the American ride-hailing firm pulled out of Singapore.

The Straits Times understands that Lion City intends to close down, and has been trying to dispose of the fleet. For a number of months now, it has been putting up cars for bidding by rental fleet owners and used car dealers.

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