Malay Mail tried contacting Grab for
comments on the incident but was told no statement would be issued yet while it deals with the police.
READ: Poe slams Grab for
predatory pricing'The company has reiterated on several occasionsthat high prices were due to the government regulationslimiting the supply of drivers on the road, making it supposedlydifficult meet the high demand of passengers .
INQUIRER.net asked for Grab for
comment, but it has not replied as of this posting.
The regulator was set to hear the petition of Grab for
the reinstatement of the P2-per-minute charge in its fare scheme on Tuesday, but the hearing was deferred to July.
Earlier this week, the LTFRB summoned Grab for
a hearing following allegations of PBA partylist Representative Jericho Nograles that the company owed some P3.2 billion to its riders for "illegally" charging travel time rate.
(TMPC) has partnered with Grab for
a program covering car replacement and easy vehicle ownership for drivers of the ride-hailing service.
In its July 9 order, the LTFRB criticized Grab for
invoking the DO which allowed TNCs to set their own fare matrices subject to LTFRB oversight, describing it as an 'unauthorized delegation of legislative authority.'
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) slapped a P10 million fine on ride-hailing service firm Grab for
imposing a P2-per-minute charge on its passengers.
INQUIRER.net has reached out to Grab for
comment but they have yet to respond as of posting time.
Also yesterday, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board grilled Grab for
allegedly imposing a minimum fare of P80 for its four-seater rides without the LTFRB's approval.
INQUIRER.net has reached Grab for
comment and it said it would issue an official statement possibly within the day.
This means riders and drivers should still be able to choose Uber as an alternative to Grab for
the time being.
As customers use Grab for
their regular transport needs, many of them are choosing to go cashless by adopting GrabPay for a more seamless ride experience.