Uber

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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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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30th September 2019

Weekly Brief: Driverless Dreamers Need to Get a Grip on Reality

This is beginning to sound like a broken record. Another carmaker, another tech company, another multi-billion-dollar partnership for self-driving cars. Last week Hyundai announced that it has teamed up...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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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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26th August 2019

Weekly Brief: US-China Trade War Means Expensive American Cars

The escalating trade war between the United States and China put automakers on edge last week and posed a threat to some key technologies that are fueling the connected...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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23rd August 2019

What MaaS Really Means For Automakers

As with nearly every issue in auto technology, there’s a wide difference of opinions on mobility-as-a-service (MaaS). Some industry professionals and pundits believe it’s the bright, shining future of...

By Eric Volkman

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