Lyft

10th August 2017

Driverless tech will steer the way we move

Uber and Lyft have garnered endless attention as the ultimate alternative to traditional taxis but they could be a stopgap on the way to an automotive revolution. If successful,...

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24th July 2017

Weekly Brief: Lyft self-driving division closes gap with Uber

Lyft wakes up to the fact that it needs its own self-driving tech to compete in the future of ridesharing. Andrew Tolve reports. Six months of scandals, dustups and...

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22nd May 2017

Weekly Brief: Ford driverless car chief to take top job

Autonomous vehicle Czar’s promotion points the way for Ford’s future focus.  Paul Myles and Andrew Tolve reports. Ford’s latest executive reshuffle will see its head of Smart Mobility division,...

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2nd May 2017

Weekly Brief: Waymo starts offering free autonomous trips in Arizona

Google self-driving taxis just came one step closer to fruition. Andrew Tolve reports. Phoenix, Arizona, doesn’t feel like the face of the future. Plopped down in the north eastern...

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18th April 2017

Weekly Brief: GM takes on Tesla with new Super Cruise technology

Cadillac will bring self-driving cars closer to mainstream reality when Super Cruise debuts on the CTS this autumn. Andrew Tolve reports The wait for Super Cruise is finally over....

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20th February 2017

Weekly Brief: IBM and Visa want the credit card car

The race is on for in-car payment capabilities with tech giants taking on automotive players Shell and Jaguar. Andrew Tolve reports. At the grand opening of its $200M (£161M)...

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17th February 2017

Entrepreneurs will wise-up to smart cities

The Internet of Things is expected to change the way consumers interact with their cars, homes and personal devices. The tech is in its infancy but both automakers and...

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20th January 2017

Gazing at the crystal balls of connected cars – Part II

Continued from Part I 3. Legislation and regulation Industry players have got their regulation story straight: guidance, not rules. As was seen in the kerfuffle about the California Department...

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13th January 2017

Gazing at the crystal ball of connected cars – Part I

2016 was a vibrant, productive and profitable year for companies having anything to do with autonomy and connected vehicles. This report examines the current state of the industry and...

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25th November 2016

Carmakers now caring about sharing

With the rise of the ‘sharing economy’, the automotive industry has begun transforming themselves from carmakers into mobility providers. Naturally, their main industrial activity will still be building cars...

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21st November 2016

Weekly Brief: Samsung grabs Harman in bet on connected cars

A global smartphone recall has Samsung on the ropes. Can the connected car bring it back? Andrew Tolve reports. It's been a rough few months for Samsung. In September...

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7th November 2016

Weekly Brief: Nationwide US EV charging corridors announced

For all their environmental benefits, electric vehicles (EVs) still have one major drawback – they can't go very far. Sure, the top models now can eek out a range...

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