Kay Lui, co-founder of HKTaxi, believes the way passengers want to hail cabs is changing. Photo: Jonathan Wong

HKTaxi founders reveal plan to bid for Hong Kong premium taxi franchise, with HK$100 million investment

  • Company wants to operate 200 luxury cabs under a controversial scheme proposed by the government to raise standards
  • Passengers to pay more for a better service, but the plans anger taxi groups
Topic |   Hong Kong taxis

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Kay Lui, co-founder of HKTaxi, believes the way passengers want to hail cabs is changing. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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Peter Yung (left) and Derek Wai hope to revolutionise the taxi industry. Photo: Winson Wong

The duo behind Hong Kong’s purple XAB taxis hoping to revamp a notorious industry

  • App launched last May is run by two friends who own fleet of 15 taxis and employ 30 drivers trained in customer service
  • They hope to revolutionise a sector plagued by bad cabby behaviour
Topic |   Hong Kong taxis

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Peter Yung (left) and Derek Wai hope to revolutionise the taxi industry. Photo: Winson Wong
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