Private hire service RydeX to launch as early as May 2

What monopoly?

New RydeX service is coming (Photo: Ryde Singapore)Grab’s domination maybe coming to end before it even started as another local ride-hailing app Ryde is on the verge of launching their own private-hire car service as soon as early May.

Called RydeX, it will be the new kid on the block after Grab x Uber acquisition. The company is currently wooing drivers to its platform with lower commission rates which also leads to more savings to passengers.

RydeX: Steps to booking your private hire car (Click to enlarge)

Ryde currently only offers carpooling service from car owners on its platform and has since seen a spike in user sign-ups after Uber’s exit from Singapore.

With RydeX, the base fare starts from $8 plus $0.60 per subsequent kilometre. Similar to Grab, users will be shown a fixed fare along with any surge pricing during high demand before booking.

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Additionally, RydeX passengers can also offer tips starting from a dollar to their drivers after an enjoyable ride.

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