TNG Digital eyes 67,000 taxi drivers for Touch 'n Go eWallet

Last update: 01/11/2018

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 1 (Bernama) -- TNG Digital Sdn Bhd targets to have 67,000 EzCab and independent taxi drivers registered with its Touch 'n Go eWallet by end-2019 following its partnership with EzCab Sdn Bhd and Public Cab Sdn Bhd.

TNG Digital Chief Executive Officer Syahrunizam Samsudin said the partnership would be the first in a series of collaboration aimed at introducing digital solutions designed to empower taxi drivers by incorporating their feedback as Malaysia moved towards a cashless society.

“Taxi drivers are pioneers of door-to-door mobility and through the Touch 'n Go eWallet, we are thrilled to support the taxi industry. This is more than just a payment solution as the roll-out of this secure and convenient cashless platform will allow us to help taxi drivers increase their customer base and tap digital savvy users.

“The transparent and fuss-free payment method will inevitably improve user transit experience, and make street-hailing a viable choice for passengers,” he told reporters after the announcing the strategic partnership here today.

Meanwhile, Transport Minister Loke Siew Fook said the transportation industry has changed significantly with the development of mobile applications for bus and train rides, as well as the rise of ride-hailing and car-sharing application platforms.....