Mobility-as-a-Service

20th April 2018

Future technology leaves Ford designers with ‘blank sheet’ thinking

Advanced technology will alter not just the way our vehicles function but also radically change how they are going to look in future. That’s the opinion of Chris Bird,...

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16th April 2018

Weekly Brief: Uber Jump’s into entire transportation ecosystem

Uber prepares itself for an IPO with a broader focus on urban transportation. Andrew Tolve reports. It was a strange week for Uber. First, the ride-hailing giant reportedly spent...

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3rd April 2018

Weekly Brief: BMW and Daimler merge their mobility companies

An unlikely shake-up on the mobility front comes amid another ominous week for self-driving tech. Andrew Tolve reports Mercedes-Benz and BMW have been the fiercest of rivals for more than...

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23rd March 2018

You’ll still hail the cab that suits your image, says Nissan

There was a time when many traditionalists attending motor shows would shy away from challenging new concepts and retreat back to the safety of ogling the latest monster V8....

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23rd February 2018

Integration-as-a-service is a now a supplier’s role, says Continental

First Tier suppliers will have to provide a much broader service to carmakers than just components in an ever more complex technological landscape. That’s the opinion of Frank Jourdan,...

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12th February 2018

Weekly Brief: Waymo and Uber settle cyber-theft lawsuit

Waymo had Uber by the jugular. Now they’re best friends again. Andrew Tolve reports. Well that was anticlimactic. Uber and Waymo, after dragging each other through the mud for...

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27th October 2017

Lyft and Uber squaring up for robo-cab domination

The ever-accelerating drive to full autonomy has received a fresh boost from the ride-hailing world when Lyft announced the opening of its a research centre dedicated to the technology....

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23rd October 2017

Weekly Brief: Lyft and Grab invest billions to take Uber down

Uber’s rivals are smelling blood in the water and injecting fresh billions to seize the momentum. Andrew Tolve reports. Talk about kicking a man when he’s down. With Uber...

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25th September 2017

Weekly Brief: London switches off hire lamp light on Uber

Uber could lose its toehold in one of the most important capital cities in the world. Andrew Tolve reports. London’s transport authority, Transport for London, dropped the axe on...

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24th July 2017

Weekly Brief: Lyft self-driving division closes gap with Uber

Lyft wakes up to the fact that it needs its own self-driving tech to compete in the future of ridesharing. Andrew Tolve reports. Six months of scandals, dustups and...

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26th June 2017

Weekly Brief: Uber’s problems could spark ride-hailing customer grab

Plagued by scandals and a leadership vacuum, Uber has opened the door for other carmakers and tech companies. Andrew Tolve reports. Travis Kalanick, the hard-charging founder and CEO of...

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19th May 2017

No odds offered on choosing best mobility solution

These are exciting times for ADAS and autonomous driving solutions but they are by no means easy ones for the manufacturers involved. That’s because the assisted/automated driving categories, even...

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