SEOUL, Feb. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Kakao Mobility, an affiliate of Kakao Corp., the operator of top South Korean messaging app KakaoTalk, plans to challenge the taxi van mobility service market through the expansion of Kakao T Venti, an 11-passenger van-hailing service.
Sixteen former taxi drivers in Seoul recently became new drivers for Kakao T Venti service.
Kakao Mobility began testing the van-hailing service in December. However, with only 70 drivers and 80 vans, Kakao decided to hire private taxi drivers as new Venti drivers.
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