SINGAPORE: Taxi company ComfortDelGro is relaunching its mobile app under a new name on Wednesday April 20, also introducing new services and making it easier for customers to access services through a single platform.
The app, rebranded as CDG Zig, combines taxi-booking app ComfortDelGro and its now-disused lifestyle app Zig, the company said in a press release Tuesday. It will be available for download on the Apple App Store, Google Play Store and Huawei AppGallery.
“It will provide users with taxi and transit booking functionality and lifestyle options like restaurant booking, as well as new services like electric vehicle (EV) charging,” he said. declared.
“Over time, it will continue to grow with the addition of more ComfortDelGro services to its line of business, from car rentals to driving lessons.”
The relaunch is part of ComfortDelGro’s “plan to synergize and leverage its core strengths in ground transportation solutions,” while making it easier for customers to access its services using a unique shape, he added.
Existing users of the ComfortDelGro taxi app will not need to register again, only to update their app, the company said.
Customer favorite locations and routes, in-app cashless payment options, promo codes and ComfortPoints will automatically transfer to the new app, while first-time users will be prompted to register their details when they first log in. .
eVehicle users will also be able to use the app to locate and navigate to the nearest EV charger operated by ComfortDelGros’ joint venture, ComfortDelGro Engie. There are currently around 40 charging points listed in the app, which is expected to expand to over 600 by the end of the year.
ComfortDelGro Private Mobility Group CEO Jackson Chia said the company plans to gradually add more services – such as private bus, car rental, learner driving and medical transport – into the app. .
“The intention is to market our wide range of transportation solutions to bring greater convenience to the various communities we serve,” he said.
He added that the decision to decommission Zig and merge it with the taxi app was made to “make it easier for our customers to get everything on one app.”