12th April 2022

Uber Adds 50,000 US Drivers with Flywheel Deal

Uber plans to radically boost its US nationwide ride-hailing service by teaming up with Flywheel Technologies, a provider of e-hailing booking and smartphone app connection, boasting 50,000 additional drivers....


5th April 2022

Polestar Wins 65,000 Car Deal with Hertz

Car rental giant, Hertz, is not putting all its BEV eggs in the Tesla basket having announced a 65,000 vehicle order with Swedish premium automaker Polestar. The deal follows...


1st April 2022

Helsinki’s Automotive Mobility Test Facility Opens

An automotive mobility test center has begun operations offering industry players real-world and digital twin test facilities. Mobility Lab Helsinki says it can offer companies opportunities to develop and...


2nd March 2022

Poor Infrastructure a Serious Drag on Micro-Mobility

In a survey by, 71% Russians pointed at a lack or bad quality of cycling infrastructure as their biggest issue when using a scooter or a bicycle. This...

By Roma Nazarov


23rd December 2021

Go-Ahead for MaaS Providers to Collect User Biometrics in Russia

Russian taxi and short-term car rent providers will be given a legislative permission to use the biometric technology ahead of other industries. A bill issued by the federal government...

By Roma Nazarov


15th December 2021

Accusations of Ride-Hailing Monopoly in the EAEU

Ride-hailing companies stifle competition in the taxi markets of the member states of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU).  This is the bottom line under this year’s investigation by the...

By Roma Nazarov


5th November 2021

Current Mobility Challenges Facing European Markets

In 2011 a partner of Arthur D. Little, Wilhelm Lerner, wrote a report on the Future of Urban Mobility – Towards networked, multimodal cities of 2050 to assess the...

By Graham Jarvis


6th October 2021

Digitalization Key to Paying for MaaS

While Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) subscriber revenue is expected to increase 900% by 2027. However, there are significant headwinds to the adoption of multimodal end-to-end travel services, which are connected by...


31st August 2021

Renault to Unveil BEV Limo Subscription Mobility

Renault’s mobility sub-brand, Mobilize, will unveil its subscription-based limousine service using a luxury BEV four-door saloon at Munich IAA Mobility 2021. The car, Mobilize Limo, is designed specifically for...


26th August 2021

What the US Infrastructure Plan Means for Auto Technology

$1 trillion: It’s a potential huge cash infusion into the US economy with a big focus on technology. That’s a key thing about the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act...

By Susan Kuchinskas


13th July 2021

What Dealerships Can Learn From Blockbuster

Don't be the Blockbuster of the Automotive market. Four tips to modernize now!


12th July 2021

Weekly Brief: Vegas AV Gamble while German Big 3 get Burned

Self-driving start-up Halo will launch a commercial driverless car service in Las Vegas this year. Unlike Waymo’s service in Phoenix or Baidu’s Apollo Go service in Beijing, Halo plans...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve