Uber

16th January 2020

Toyota Eyes-Up EV Air-Taxi Potential

Toyota is looking into EV aviation possibilities that could see it enter the futuristic air-taxi market already explored by Uber, Hyundai and Citroën. It has entered into a collaboration...

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13th January 2020

Weekly Brief: US Abandons AV Restraint as Makers Self-Regulate

The United States government would like the self-driving car industry to know something. It’s that it can do whatever it would like, wherever it would like, whenever it would...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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3rd January 2020

Like a Foxtrot, 2020 Likely to be Quick-Quick-Slow for Auto Tech

Technology is firmly ensconced in the auto industry, with automakers, Tier 1s and other suppliers convinced that software and technology will become at least as important as vehicle components....

By Susan Kuchinskas

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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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23rd December 2019

Weekly Brief: Goodbye to a Decade Unlike Any Other

Talk about a decade to remember. As 2019 draws to a close, it concludes one of the most transformative 10 years in the history of the automotive industry. It...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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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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2nd December 2019

Weekly Brief: While Uber Calls in the Lawyers, Wayve Trusts to AI on London’s Streets

The city of London was in the spotlight again last week when its transit authority revoked Uber’s operating license for jeopardizing customer safety. This is the second time in...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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27th November 2019

Uber’s Urban Growth Results in CO2 Emissions Rise

The rise of Uber in city centres correlates with a rise in CO2, research has found. Transport and Environment found that Uber’s arrival in London, in 2012, led to...

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11th November 2019

Weekly Brief: Uber’s Driverless Tech Jaywalks Into Terrible Week

Remember that self-driving Uber vehicle that tragically struck and killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona, back in 2018? Fast forward twenty months and the National Transportation Safety Board has...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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21st October 2019

Weekly Brief: Hyundai’s Government Backing Could Win Self-Driving Race

After years of playing a laggard, Hyundai intends to rebrand itself as a leader in the mobility revolution. It took a step in the right direction last week when...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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