ride-sharing

19th July 2018

BMW Adds Ride-Hailing to ReachNow Car-Sharing App

In an attempt to bridge the gap between car-sharing and ride-hailing, BMW is offering some new services in select cities through its ReachNow app.

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19th July 2018

‘Jetsons’ mobility future takes a step closer

Callen-Lenz and Lynx Software Technologies team to accelerate time to market for air mobility, reports Paul Myles. Personal air mobility has taken a step closer to being a reality...

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10th July 2018

Uber Wants to Patent a Way to Calculate Ride Safety

A patent suggests Uber is looking for ways to enhance the customer experience by offering a layer of safety, but the company is taking a cautious approach.

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2nd July 2018

Autonomous Vehicle Growth Propelled by US, China, Report Finds

A report from research firm Juniper finds societal changes, the growth of digital infrastructure and driver safety concerns are propelling the autonomous vehicle market forward, with the US and...

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1st June 2018

AVs Accelerate: Cruise Gets More Cash & Waymo More Cars

It turned into a big day for autonomous vehicles. GM's Cruise division got an infusion of cash from SoftBank and Waymo is signing up for more Fiat Chrysler minivans.

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30th May 2018

Proposed California AV Rules Are Too Strict, Companies Say

In California, new rules to regulate self-driving and autonomous vehicles have drawn the ire of companies including Uber, Waymo and Lyft.

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23rd May 2018

Waymo Could Dominate $2.8T Self-Driving Market

A UBS study finds that Waymo is poised to take about 60% of a $2.8 trillion market for self-driving vehicles.

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22nd May 2018

GDPR May Be Slowing Connected Car Growth

The European Union's GDPR rules could be one factor in the slowdown of connected car sales. Automakers are also still trying to gauge the public's reaction to new technologies....

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9th May 2018

Waymo Set for Public Driverless Ride Service This Year

The Waymo driverless ride service announcement from CEO John Krafcik at Google I/O comes as new information about Uber's fatal crash surfaces.

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26th April 2018

Ride-Hailing Demands Good GPS & AVs Will Need It Even More

GPS is a useful tool, but it needs to be more accurate, especially as autonomous cars take over the ride-sharing market. Here's what Lyft is doing to improve the...

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13th April 2018

Consumers Wary of Self-Driving Vehicles but See Potential

The results of a survey and focus group conducted by the UK's MERGE Greenwich indicate operators of self-driving vehicle services should focus on design to address concerns about safety....

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2nd April 2018

BMW, Daimler Merging Mobility Services Divisions

BMW and Daimler have joined forces to focus on the future of city travel by combining their respective mobility services divisions.

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