THE TIMING COULDN’T have been more fortuitous for TREVO, a peer-to-peer car sharing platform. A subsidiary of SOCAR, TREVO was launched in February in the Klang Valley, and it is becoming popular in Penang.
It employs a sharing economy model, much like AirBnB in home sharing, that encourages people to optimise the benefit of car ownership while presenting Penangites the opportunity to recover some semblance of financial stability.
But how is the platform to complement the state’s mobility ecosystem? “Penang is a unique market – its position as a robust commercial and tourism hotspot generates large volumes of travelling daily,” says general ...
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