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Southeast Asian ride-hailing services race toward green mobility

Grab vows carbon neutrality by 2040 while ComfortDelGro expands EV fleet

Grab has teamed up with Hyundai Motor Group to encourage adoption of electric vehicles in Southeast Asia. (Photo courtesy of Grab)

SINGAPORE -- Southeast Asian ride-hailing and food delivery services are racing toward eco-friendly mobility, with targets to deploy more electric and low emission vehicles as governments and investors push for greener economies.

Singapore's Grab recently pledged to transition to low emission vehicles to achieve carbon neutrality by 2040, the initial step being to replace its ride-hailing fleet in the city-state with such vehicles by 2030.

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