Mobility

13 Sep 2018

Gett Promises Green Taxi Rides

Mobility on demand taxi operator Gett, is claiming its UK service now offers ‘carbon neutral’ cab rides. Passengers with strong climate consciences can pay an extra 20p ($0.26) per...

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13 Sep 2018

Hyundai Looks at Future in Mobility

How automakers are planning future mobility, explored by Robert Gray. Mobility’s future is now. Automakers are no longer talking about the long road into the future for mobility plans,...

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06 Sep 2018

MaaS Platforms Could Save Millions of Hours Travel Time

Adoption of mobility-as-a-service (MaaS) platforms will replace more than 2.3Bn urban private car journeys annually by 2023, compared with just 17.6M globally in 2018, according to a report from...

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06 Sep 2018

Auto Infrastructure Depends on Partnerships, Says City Hall

Detroit looking at smart infrastructure and who will pay for it, Garry Bulluck tells Louis Bedigian. Smart infrastructure could be one of the most challenging and costly aspects of...

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04 Sep 2018

Boom in Ride-Hailing Led by Asia, Report Claims

A mobility study on regional ride-hailing markets claims that 16Bn ride-hailing trips were completed worldwide in 2017 and forecasts 24Bn completed trips by the end of 2018. The report...

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03 Sep 2018

San Francisco May Slap Tax on Ride-Sharers

San Francisco voters could impose a per-ride tax on ride-sharing providers like Uber and Lyft and also their robo-taxis after the California legislature passed a bill allowing the city...

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31 Aug 2018

Uber and Lyft Look Beyond Cars Despite SF Scooter Loss

Uber and Lyft, the twin giants of ride-hailing, are forging ahead into car alternatives even after losing their bids to be part of a scooter pilot program in their...

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27 Aug 2018

Weekly Brief: Lookout, VW is Now More Transport Than Automaker

Carmakers don’t want to be carmakers anymore, writes Andrew Tolve. Just look at Volkswagen, which announced a $4Bn investment last week to transform itself into a device and software...

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24 Aug 2018

VW Vows to Spend $4Bn Becoming a Mobility Company

Volkswagen Group wants to change from an automaker to a mobility service-provider and will bet about $4Bn on that effort by 2025. The plan includes connecting all its models...

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24 Aug 2018

VW to Launch e-Mobility Fleet in Berlin

Volkswagen is set to launch a 2,000 strong fleet of all electric vehicles into its car-sharing scheme in Berlin, Germany. Its new “We Share” scheme is the first service...

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15 Aug 2018

Shared Transportation Data Could Slash Commutes, Study Says

Cities could help their residents get around more quickly by giving them access to all modes of transportation in one app and payment platform, a new report says. The...

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13 Aug 2018

Weekly Brief: New York Slams Brakes on Lyft and Uber

New ride-hailing regulation in New York could signal pushback against the ride-hailing industry across the US but it won’t last long, Andrew Tolve reports. The gig economy is great...

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