Hugo App to Transport Passengers in El Salvador

The mobile App, which at the beginning was used for home delivery of products, announced that since November 15 it has been carrying out tests to offer the passenger transport service in the capital of the country.

Monday, November 25, 2019

The company plans to compete in the passenger transport market in San Salvador, but in the future, it plans to expand to other cities where Hugo App already has a presence.

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Alejandro Argumedo, CEO and co-founder of the platform, explained to Elmundo.sv that "... The new transport option is in beta phase (test) and works for the moment by invitation between users, while drivers will be chosen and accepted by the applicant 'only by reference'."

Argumedo added that "... We listen to users and dedicate our efforts to solve the problems they have experienced with other platforms; we want them to have a really different experience with Hugo. Public rates 'will be very competitive'."

Hugo App is a product of the Salvadoran group Hugo Technologies, launched on the Salvadoran market in 2017 and functions as a personal assistant that provides delivery services for several types of products.

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