Mobility-as-a-Service

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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12th March 2019

Public Driverless Mobility a Winner For Carmakers, Says PSA

Mobility is a ‘win-win’ for carmakers who can either make revenues by providing autonomous vehicles to urban transport ecosystems or take over the services themselves. That’s the opinion of...

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Scoot: IoT Good News for Automotive Industry
6th March 2019

Scoot: IoT Good News for Automotive Industry

The Internet of Things presents great opportunities and no long-term threats to the automotive industry. That is the view of Mar Pallàs Poy, vice-president of European market development at Scoot,...

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Volvo Backs Ride-Sharing Service for Children
5th March 2019

Volvo Backs Ride-Sharing Service for Children

Volvo is investing in a ride-sharing start-up that takes children to and from school. The automaker has acquired a stake in Zūm, a Californian service offering school run and childcare...

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Weekly Brief: Lyft Files for Massive IPO, Steals Spotlight From Geneva
4th March 2019

Weekly Brief: Lyft Files for Massive IPO, Steals Spotlight From Geneva

The Geneva Motor Show that starts this Thursday, March 7, is famous for turning heads with concept cars, prototypes and street-ready vehicles for the European market. This year’s show...

Andrew Tolve

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BMW, Daimler Invest Over €1BN in Mobility JVs
22nd February 2019

BMW, Daimler Invest Over €1BN in Mobility JVs

BMW and Daimler are investing over €1BN in combining their mobility services. The automakers have announced “up to 1,000 new jobs” will be created by the merged services, with...

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20th February 2019

Scania to Start Full-Size Driverless Bus Tests

Driverless full-size Scania buses will begin trials of the technology on regular commuter routes in Sweden in 2020. The routes are run by the Nobina public transport and these...

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All-in-One Mobility App Launching in Berlin
19th February 2019

All-in-One Mobility App Launching in Berlin

Berlin’s main transport company is launching an app that aims to connect all of the city’s various mobility services. Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG) is partnering with platform developer Trafi to...

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Ford Launches “Warehouse on Wheels” Parcel Pilot
18th February 2019

Ford Launches “Warehouse on Wheels” Parcel Pilot

Ford has launched a pilot trial of a last-mile delivery service in London that could combine logistic solutions using light commercial vehicles with cycle and even pedestrian couriers. The...

Paul Myles TU-Editor

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18th February 2019

Weekly Brief: Uber Joins Lyft in NY Fight Over Malpractice

After eight years of letting Uber and Lyft run roughshod through the streets of New York, city officials have finally stepped up with aggressive attempts at regulation. Last summer...

Commentary by Andrew Tolve

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11th February 2019

Seat to Unveil Latest Mobility Concept at WMC

Spanish carmaker Seat will launch what it calls a new urban “micro-mobility” solution based around 5G connectivity appropriately enough at this year’s Mobile World Congress. Company president Luca de...

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AVs Need National Standard, Says Addison Lee
10th February 2019

AVs Need National Standard, Says Addison Lee

A private hire firm has called for standardization of regulation across all local authorities to ensure safety in future robo-taxi services. The call came in an interview with TU-Automotive by Andrew...

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