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26th October 2020

Weekly Brief: Let’s Pray Tesla ‘Full Self-Driving’ not Hope-and-Hit

Tesla released its “Full Self-Driving” software last week, achieving an important, yet controversial milestone for the carmaker and the AV industry. The update makes Autopilot more autonomous than ever...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

14th October 2020

Saving MaaS Post Pandemic

Disgust. It’s an instinct embedded in our genes since the Paleolithic Age, designed to keep us healthy by making us instinctively avoid contagion. In the age of this pandemic,...

By Susan Kuchinskas

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22nd September 2020

Kia Launches Dealer-Based Mobility Solution in Europe

Kia has joined the automakers’ assault on the personal mobility market by launching its KiaMobility solution in Europe. This dealer-led car user service allows consumers to rent vehicles from...

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3rd September 2020

Enhanced Safety the Way Save MaaS

The global Covid-19 pandemic has left the mobility as a service (MaaS) industry in a precarious position. Many safety-conscious consumers have shunned ride-sharing services, while government imposed travel lockdowns...

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20th August 2020

Driverless Tech Finding New Life in Old Data

Testing connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) in the real world is said to be the gold standard for being able to collate data to improve them. However, for much...

By Graham Jarvis

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17th August 2020

Carmaker Challenges with the Everything Connected Vehicle

The increasing breadth of connectivity in vehicles can bring valuable features to automakers and consumers alike. Chief among these are the enabling of proactive and predictive performance and maintenance...

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20th July 2020

Weekly Brief: Ride-Sharers’ Desperate Battle for Their Future

Lyft expanded its safety measures to protect drivers and passengers against COVID-19 transmission last week. The ride-sharing company plans to supply vehicle safety partitions to 60,000 of its highly...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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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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