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6th December 2019

Uber US Sex Assault Data Unlikely to Quell Fears

Uber has released data stating its US service suffered nearly 6,000 cases of sexual assaults in 2017 and 2018 including 229 rapes. The figures also show that while the...

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8th October 2019

Automakers Seek Control in Connected Car Software

Automotive software is now seen as a primary differentiator for vehicles. Some experts think it will become even more important if autonomous vehicles become available for ride hailing. Marques...

By Susan Kuchinskas

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17th September 2019

Automakers Keep Mobility Eye on eScooter Revolution

The streets of Los Angeles and many other cities are literally littered with micromobility options including electric scooters, e-bicycles and more. Now a city start-up has joined the pack...

By Robert Gray

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16th September 2019

Weekly Brief: EV Leg-Up in Europe But US Gives Gig Working a Kicking

The demand for electric vehicles may be iffy and the environmental benefits may be questionable. However, one thing is certain – the e-mobility revolution is happening, ready or not....

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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2nd September 2019

Weekly Brief: Autonomous Industry Shelves Safety Issues in Push for Deregulation

Companies from across the self-driving car industry have sent a resounding message to the United States government last week. They say it’s time to update the Federal Motor Vehicle...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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23rd August 2019

What MaaS Really Means For Automakers

As with nearly every issue in auto technology, there’s a wide difference of opinions on mobility-as-a-service (MaaS). Some industry professionals and pundits believe it’s the bright, shining future of...

By Eric Volkman

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12th August 2019

Weekly Brief: Lyft And Uber Set to Hike Fares

The ride-sharing fairytale as we know it is over. Last week Uber reported a $5.2Bn loss in its latest quarterly results. Even for a company conditioned to very large...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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10th July 2019

People Remain Biggest Cyber-Security Attack Surface, Says BlackBerry

Cyber-security fraud presents a major obstacle for automakers and mobility services considering an autonomous future. This was especially apparent when car2go, a car-sharing subsidiary of Daimler, was temporarily suspended...

By Louis Bedigian

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1st July 2019

Weekly Brief: Apple Saves Start-Up From AV Scrapyard

What a week it was for self-driving start-up Drive.ai, which awoke on Monday with plans to close its operations and sack staff but then went to bed on Friday...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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17th June 2019

Weekly Brief: Audi e-tron Hit by Battery Risk Recall

Audi’s launch of its first electric vehicle, the Audi e-tron SUV, took a turn for the worse last week when the carmaker issued an emergency recall of 1,644 models....

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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3rd June 2019

Weekly Brief: Lyft Steals Robo-Taxi March on Waymo

Lyft hit an impressive milestone last week in Las Vegas: the ride-sharing company has now completed 55,000 trips in its robo-taxis with paying customers onboard. The trips have been...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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29th May 2019

ADAS Cuts Risk But Still Raise Insurers’ Costs

The word “revolution” is perhaps used too frequently when pundits talk about connected cars. This is particularly true of the massive vehicle insurance business, which those-in-the-know tell us will...

By Eric Volkman

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