The lack of charging infrastructure remains a hurdle, however, even as President Joko Widodo‘s government is trying to improve facilities. Photo: AP

Indonesia’s Blue Bird taxi group banks on Tesla in face off with ride-hailing apps Grab and Gojek

  • The country’s largest taxi firm saw US$1.7 billion, or almost 80 per cent, of its market value wiped out by Uber, Grab and Gojek
  • But its new chief Noni Purnomo is fighting back with technology, intending to use electric vehicles made by Tesla and Chinese firm BYD to cut costs and boost efficiency
Topic |   Transport and logistics

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The lack of charging infrastructure remains a hurdle, however, even as President Joko Widodo‘s government is trying to improve facilities. Photo: AP
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