Uber

22nd February 2016

Weekly Brief: ‘Birthplace of Time’ to become UK testing hub for driverless tech

Beep beep, out of the way Meridian. Move over Mean Time. There’s a new boss in Greenwich, London: the self-driving car. The UK has made no secret of its...

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8th February 2016

Weekly Brief: Tesla ‘trailer’ plan to boost EV range

“I’m thinking about it,” said Elon Musk who faces possibly the toughest automotive challenge so far – to make trailer towing look cool! The pathfinding CEO behind Tesla Motors...

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1st February 2016

Weekly Brief: GM caps month of innovation by creating dedicated self-driving car team

Well this is getting repetitive. Another week, another headline-grabber from General Motors (GM) on the connected car front. The latest: the automaker has created a self-driving car unit dedicated...

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25th January 2016

Weekly Brief: GM full steam ahead with ridesharing, while insurers get the autonomous shakes

Uber who? Google what? If General Motors (GM) is supposed to be intimidated by the tech giants of the autonomous driving and ridesharing space, the carmaker certainly isn’t showing it....

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11th January 2016

Weekly Brief: GM caps banner week at CES with $500M investment in Lyft

Big auto news happened even before CES took off when Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) announced its open source start-up programme at TU-Automotive’s Consumer Telematics Show (CTS) last week. JLR’s...

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14th December 2015

Weekly Brief: Baidu locks horns with Google in autonomous race

Chinese search giant Baidu, long suspected of joining rival Google in the self-driving car race, told The Wall Street Journal that it has created a new business unit specifically...

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16th November 2015

Weekly Brief: Banner week for nav apps headlined by Uber TomTom wedlock

In this week’s Brief: TomTom, Volkswagen of America, Apple, Uber, Daimler, Audi, BMW, Nokia HERE, Google Maps, Continental, eHorizon, SAP, EasyPark, ParkCloud, OPG Center-Parking, LUMINA, Four Seasons Residences, GM,...

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16th October 2015

Ford takes a peek at ‘Uber’ car ownership

Ford is fulfilling a pledge it made at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) to become a major mobility provider by piloting several schemes including one that could make...

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2nd October 2015

Who wins the mobility race across one of the world’s busiest cities?

Just as the hare and tortoise each enjoyed special talents in their head-to-head competition, we decided to pit the varying advantages of three very different mobility solutions across England’s...

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26th March 2015

Let’s Uber It: Business Models for the Next Automotive Economy

Let's redefine some terms. I may let my daughter use my car; that's sharing. When I charge a stranger for a ride, that's business – a business that's already...

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