Mobility-as-a-Service

1st September 2016

Weekly Brief: Google takes on Uber with Waze ridesharing gambit

Need a ride? Just Google it. The titan of tech signalled last week that it wants in on the ridesharing game and is prepared to make its initial entry...

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8th August 2016

Weekly Brief: Uber caves in to Chinese rival

After two years of haemorrhaging money in China, upward of a $1Bn (£764M) a year, Uber sold off its entire Chinese division to its chief Chinese rival Didi Chuxing....

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14th July 2016

Video: car-sharing does not spell the end of our love of cars

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10th June 2016

Robot Taxi tries to change the face of personal mobility in Japan

Q: What were the key areas of focus in the vehicles’ validation tests? “The new aspects on this occasion were the participation of community residents as monitors, the participation...

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31st May 2016

Weekly Brief: Uber finally finds its automaker partner in Toyota

You can only poke a sleeping bear for so long. First General Motors needled Uber with a $500M (£342M) investment in Lyft back in January. Then Apple jabbed the...

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11th April 2016

Weekly Brief: PSA Peugeot Citroe?n and BMW deliver big week for car-sharing

There are many reasons not to buy a car — fuel costs, hellish traffic, high insurance, expensive tickets, pricy upkeep and lack of parking to name a few —...

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11th March 2016

Carmakers must chase drivers who can bear to share

Whether you call it “car-sharing” or “communi-cars” one thing is guaranteed: American consumers, especially Millennials, are seeking alternatives to traditional car ownership. And, if your automotive company’s designers don’t...

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16th November 2015

Weekly Brief: Banner week for nav apps headlined by Uber TomTom wedlock

In this week’s Brief: TomTom, Volkswagen of America, Apple, Uber, Daimler, Audi, BMW, Nokia HERE, Google Maps, Continental, eHorizon, SAP, EasyPark, ParkCloud, OPG Center-Parking, LUMINA, Four Seasons Residences, GM,...

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16th October 2015

Ford takes a peek at ‘Uber’ car ownership

Ford is fulfilling a pledge it made at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) to become a major mobility provider by piloting several schemes including one that could make...

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2nd October 2015

Who wins the mobility race across one of the world’s busiest cities?

Just as the hare and tortoise each enjoyed special talents in their head-to-head competition, we decided to pit the varying advantages of three very different mobility solutions across England’s...

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24th August 2015

Weekly Brief: Tesla and Airbnb launch home-charging-station partnership

In this week’s Brief: Tesla, Airbnb, Apple, The Guardian, BMW, DriveNow, British Arriva, European Commission, eVADER, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, GoMentum Station, Honda, Mercedes-Benz, Lexus, Garmin and Pioneer. ...

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5th August 2015

Video: Car-sharing requires vehicles to suit the many

Don't miss Active Safety: ADAS to Autonomous this October 12-13

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