14th December 2018

ELD Pumps Up the Data Stream for Trucking Fleets

In December 2017 the first deadline to comply to the FMCSA rule, the Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) Mandate, was reached. Since then, according to some media reports, the mandate...

By Graham Jarvis


10th December 2018

Car-Sharing Platform Comes to Denver

A peer-to-peer car-sharing platform is launching its services in Denver, Colorado. Getaround aims to allow car owners to make money from their vehicles via its smartphone app by lending...


7th December 2018

Luxembourg’s Public Transport Fight-Back Against Private MaaS Operators

Luxembourg has thrown down the gauntlet to private mobility-as-a-service providers by making all its public transport free of charge. The move effectively negates most of the incentives for commuting...


6th December 2018

Digital Customer Experience Now Key For Automakers

Shopping for a new car used to be a labor of love, or a trip through hell. Some customers enjoyed the trips to multiple showrooms to stroke the flanks...

By Susan Kuchinskas


26th November 2018

Weekly Brief: Turkey Day Traffic Trauma Ahead of LA Auto Show

Thanksgiving is a time of appreciation, turkey legs, hot gravy, family reunions and, of course, the great American tradition of sitting in traffic. Lots and lots of traffic. This...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


Håkan Samuelsson, Volvo CEO
21st November 2018

Volvo’s ‘No Show’ at LA Auto Show

Consumers flocking to the Volvo stand at this year’s LA Auto Show won’t be able to view a single product from the Swedish carmaker. That’s because Volvo is responding...


15th November 2018

Malta Turns to Renault for First EV Car-Share Club

The Maltese Government is forging ahead with its mission to promote electric vehicle transport by ordering a 150 fleet of Renault Zoe superminis for the island’s first car-sharing club....


9th November 2018

Seat Enters Scooter Market For Urban Mobility

Spanish carmaker Seat is planning a scooter mobility pilot test in a joint venture with electric personal transport innovator Segway. It is considering Spanish cities with suitable infrastructure to...


5th November 2018

Weekly Brief: Baidu Sets Off Robo-Taxi Race in China

The race to roll out robo-taxis in the US makes for great theater. Waymo is on the doorstep. General Motors’ Cruise is nipping at its heels. Uber just announced...

Commentary by Andrew Tolve


29th October 2018

Weekly brief: Cars Will Soon Become Billboards on Wheels

Andrew Tolve assesses the likelihood of drivers losing their rear windows to the ad men. Remember the early days of the internet when pundits swore that online platforms would...

Commentary by Andrew Tolve


25th October 2018

The Disrupters: WaiveCar Ruffles Auto Feathers With Free Rides

A mobility start-up in Santa Monica, California is bringing the ad-supported digital economy to life in the car sharing business, writes Robert Gray. WaiveCar, which claims to be the...

By Robert Gray


24th October 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...