Mobility

24 Oct 2018

Mercedes-Benz LCV Mobility Rolls into Fourth European Town

Mercedes-Benz Vans is extending its LCV-based sharing mobility service following successful launches in Amsterdam, Berlin and London. ViaVan, the joint venture between global on-demand shared transport specialist Via and...

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11 Oct 2018

Rinspeed to Unveil Micro Snap-Together car at CES 2019

Swiss auto specialist Rinspeed will unveil a compact version of its click-together EV that allows quick changes of body-shells for last-mile mobility solutions at next year’s CES in Las...

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09 Oct 2018

Hyundai Hopes Its Driverless Cars Will ‘Understand’ People

Hyundai is buying into AI technology that ‘understands’ people’s intentions in a bid to accelerate its ambitions in autonomous driving. The carmaker’s corporate and open innovation business, Hyundai Cradle,...

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14 Sep 2018

Loss Making Uber Perfect for IPO?

Eric Volkman asks: is the ride-sharing king about to become a publicly traded company? That’s the scuttlebutt in the transportation and tech worlds these days regarding Uber. The company...

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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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