SINGAPORE (Jan 18): Local taxi operator ComfortDelGro and ride hailing app Uber have launched UberFLASH, a new service to reduce waiting times by matching passengers to the nearest uberX vehicle or Comfort taxi.

Available from Jan 19, the service promises fares that are 5% to 10% lower than the current uberX fares. The minimum fare starts from $3.00, 20 cents lower than Comfort’s flag down fare of $3.20. 

See: Negatives mostly priced into ComfortDelGro stock, says UOB

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