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19th March 2019

UK Government Outlines Future Urban Mobility Strategy

The UK government has set out its goals for transportation in a new report Future of Mobility: Urban Strategy, claiming “advances in data science, artificial intelligence and sensing technology...

By Phil Oakley

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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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6th March 2019

Telematics Sticks-and-Carrots Still Most Effective for Fleet Management

When it comes to facing up to the challenge of managing large fleets, a combination of a fragmented device landscape and a changing mix of drivers can pose significant...

By Andrew Williams

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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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26th February 2019

Alliance Survey Says Most SMEs Believe Fleets Will Be Autonomous in 20 Years

More than half of the world’s small businesses believe in 20 years their commercial fleets will be fully autonomous while two-thirds say they will be all electric. Those are...

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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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