Mobility-as-a-Service

23rd May 2019

E-Trike Takes Bite Out of Moscow’s Fast Food Delivery Market

Moscow restaurants are trying a new ‘ideal delivery vehicle’ in the effort to speed up deliveries in the congested city. Digitalization of restaurant ordering has sent Russia’s food delivery...

By Roma Nazarov

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20th May 2019

Bolt Nano is New Player in Urban BEV Micro-Mobility

A new player has joined the micro-car urban BEV mobility race to take on the big players including Renault and Seat. US company Bolt Mobility has unveiled its Bolt...

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13th May 2019

Weekly Brief: Uber’s IPO Highlights Concerns Over Driverless Tech Prospects

It was meant to be a foregone conclusion the way last week would go. Uber, the father of the gig economy, the pioneer of ride-sharing and the most famous...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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2nd May 2019

Vehicles Must Be Designed For Urban Car-Sharing, Says Citroën

Car-sharing of many different types of vehicles will be part of future ambitions to reduce city center congestion, according to French carmaker Citroën. That drive towards exploring the sort...

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22nd April 2019

Faster Forward: Connecting NYC’s Informal Network of “Dollar Vans”

An estimated 600,000 New Yorkers live in a transit desert, effectively cut off from the city center. In response, these predominantly low-income neighborhoods created their own ad hoc solution...

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22nd April 2019

Weekly Brief: Uber’s Toyota Backing Can Only Work When Robots Replace Drivers

Uber’s self-driving car division just got a billion-dollar vote of confidence from Toyota and friends. Uber revealed last week that Toyota and automotive supplier Denso will invest $667M in...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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18th April 2019

Kia EV Concept Hints at Mobility Ambitions

Kia has unveiled an EV as its vision of how vehicles designed for ride- and car-sharing models will look like in the relatively near future. Based on the carmaker’s...

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8th April 2019

Budget Brand Dacia Makes Pitch For Mobility Providers

Renault’s value sub-brand, Dacia, is making a bid to mop up sales from taxi drivers facing steep additional daily charges to enter clean-air city zones. It chose April 8,...

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1st April 2019

Weekly Brief: Lyft’s IPO Proves Investors Optimism Over Ride-Sharing

Want a slice of the gig economy? Now you can own one. With the completion of its IPO last week, Lyft became the first gig-economy start-up to become a...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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UK Charity Slams E-Scooters’ Danger to Public
20th March 2019

UK Charity Slams E-Scooters’ Danger to Public

A UK road safety charity has hit out at electric scooters’ dangers to road users. Following the UK Department for Transport (DfT)’s publication of the Future of Mobility: Urban Strategy...

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19th March 2019

UK Government Outlines Future Urban Mobility Strategy

The UK government has set out its goals for transportation in a new report Future of Mobility: Urban Strategy, claiming “advances in data science, artificial intelligence and sensing technology...

By Phil Oakley

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Hyundai Partners With Indian Ride-Hailing Service
19th March 2019

Hyundai Partners With Indian Ride-Hailing Service

Hyundai Group is investing $300M in an Indian ride-hailing platform with a view to co-developing cars and infrastructure for the country’s mobility sector. The group says the funding for Ola...

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