Uber

8th November 2022

Challenges of Regulating an On-Demand Mobility Service

In February of this year, the European Commission announced several initiatives regarding the regulation of mobility services. It adopted a guidance notice for national and local authorities that clarifies...

By Siegfried Mortkowitz

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1st November 2022

Prerequisites to Having On-Demand Mobility

In October, The Routing Company (TRC) announced the launch of Pingo Journey, which offers users on-demand transit and end-to-end journey planning in one app. It delivers Google Maps functionality...

By Siegfried Mortkowitz

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25th October 2022

Future Prospects of Autonomous On-Demand Mobility

Dr Shafiq Urréhman is leading all artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning projects at CEVT AB in Sweden reveals that in his opinion there are two distinct mobility trends:...

By Graham Jarvis

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24th October 2022

Weekly Brief: Robo-Taxis Hoping not to be Stuck in ‘La La Land’

Robo-taxis are headed to La La Land. Waymo announced last week that Los Angeles will be its next ride-hailing market, following in the footsteps of Phoenix and San Francisco....

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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11th October 2022

Weekly Brief: Uber Back in Robo-Taxis as Doubts Haunt AV Gamble

Uber is back in the robo-taxi race. The ride hailing giant announced plans last week to deploy robo-taxis across its ride hailing network in the US starting this year....

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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5th October 2022

Employee-Driven Rideshare Powered by Telematics

Telematics may have taken something of a back seat in terms of passenger car technology lately but it is still the driving power for one mobility provider’s growth plans....

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11th July 2022

Leaks Show Uber Spent $90M a Year on Political Lobbying

European government officials past and present have been rocked by internal documents leaked from the Uber ride-hailing company revealing a orchestrated lobbying campaign. The BBC reports that the files...

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6th July 2022

Yandex Algorithm Pricing Hopes to Defuse Criticism

Since February this year, users of Yandex’s ride-hailing app are shown a demand index. A color indicator on the app’s main screen helps to determine the trip price before...

By Roma Nazarov

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8th June 2022

Uber Gives UN Food Delivery Platform for Ukraine Relief

Uber has upped its market charm offensive by supplying agents for the United Nations a bespoke version of its home delivery platform for mercy missions in war-torn Ukraine. The...

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12th April 2022

Uber Adds 50,000 US Drivers with Flywheel Deal

Uber plans to radically boost its US nationwide ride-hailing service by teaming up with Flywheel Technologies, a provider of e-hailing booking and smartphone app connection, boasting 50,000 additional drivers....

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4th April 2022

Weekly Brief: Green Strife in Oil Crisis as Uber Makes Peace

US President Joe Biden announced the largest release of oil reserves in history last week, putting one million additional barrels of crude on the market every day for the...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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7th February 2022

Weekly Brief: Ups-and-Downs Persist for Driverless Tech

Self-driving cars were supposed to be a star at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics; instead, they’re a side note. Last year the Chinese government allowed Baidu to launch its...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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