Uber makes first two-wheeler foray with Bangkok motorbikes


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  • Wednesday, 24 Feb 2016

A motorbike with a helmet placed on the seat is parked on a stage during the launch of UberMOTO at a hotel in Bangkok on February 24, 2016. Uber offered its first motorbike taxi service on February 24, launching a pilot scheme in Bangkok which could spread across Asia as it takes on chief regional rival Grab Taxi. AFP PHOTO / Nicolas ASFOURI

BANGKOK: Uber offered its first motorbike taxi service on Feb 24, launching a pilot scheme in Bangkok which could spread across Asia as it takes on chief regional rival Grab Taxi. 

Motorbikes have long been a popular commuting option in the Thai capital, which has horrendous traffic jams due to increased car ownership and poor city planning. 

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