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26th May 2020

Weekly Brief: Mobility Companies Suffer as Digital Giants Look On

Rental car goliath Hertz filed for bankruptcy last week, laying blame on a “frozen” rental car market that has left its core business in tatters. Hertz plans to restructure...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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20th May 2020

Post-Virus Opportunities for Mobility Providers

The COVID-19 pandemic has had many disastrous effects on the automotive industry with forced carmakers closing plants, public transport laying idle and ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft seeing...

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5th May 2020

Automakers Agree Driverless Tech Definitions

Despite a recent retreat from driverless technology, automakers have at least agreed some definitions around what constitutes an autonomous vehicle. With the twin pressures of the enduringly high cost...

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27th April 2020

Weekly Brief: Coronavirus Could Turn Uber Users into Car Owners

The COVID-19 crisis could attract new car owners and be a boon for the automotive industry. That’s according to a new global survey published by Capgemini Research Institute last...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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30th December 2019

Weekly Brief: Reinvention Key to Automotive Revolution in 2020s

With the end of the decade comes the end of an era for electric vehicles. That’s what Tesla found out last week when the US government announced it will...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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27th December 2019

Automakers Flex Their Insurance Muscles

Would you buy auto insurance from the same company that made your vehicle? Recently, two noted automakers placed bets on customers answering “yes” to that question. In the US...

By Eric Volkman

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9th December 2019

Weekly Brief: Waymo One Celebrates Birthday with Apple App Store Launch

Waymo One turned one year old last week, and hardly anyone bothered to notice. It was a stark contrast from Waymo One’s launch a year ago, when it was...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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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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