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REPORT: Taxi & Mobility Update 2018: What does tomorrow’s mobility look like?

REPORT: Taxi & Mobility Update 2018: What does tomorrow’s mobility look like?

What’s tomorrow’s mobility going to look like? And what’s the taxi industry’s role in styling that new mobility? Or continuing to work in it? These and other questions were asked by the organisers and participants at the sixth annual international Taxi & Mobility Update conference, held in Brussels on 19 and 20 April. As always,(…)

Taxi & Mobility Intell Update 2018 – presentations

Taxi & Mobility Intell Update 2018 – presentations

April 19-20, 2018 – Brussels, Van der Valk Hotel  Thursday April 19   Welcome by conference organiser Wim Faber, MobilityIntell, introducing conference moderator Richard Harris, Mobility as a Service Alliance and Member of the Supervisory Board of ERTICO, London Introductory keynote – “A view towards the horizon: The mobility landscape today and a view towards(…)

Taxi Helsinki started offering fixed-fare trips

Taxi Helsinki started offering fixed-fare trips

Taxi Helsinki, the largest Finnish taxi company and market-leader in the Helsinki market, has introduced a flat-rate taxi fare, writes Kauppalehti. To get a pre-determined price clients need to use the Taxi Helsinki app. “The app provides the customer with a pre-certified price at the time of the order, and the fixed price varies, for(…)

You can still register for Taxi & Mobility Update in Brussels! April 19-20, 2018!

You can still register for Taxi & Mobility Update in Brussels! April 19-20, 2018!

You can still register for the sixth Taxi & Mobility Update, which will be held in Brussels on April 19 and 20, 2018 at the Van der Valk Hotel just near Brussels Airport. The key question for this year: ‘Access to the Mobility Market’. Or: Who’s in, who’s out? You can register here: http://www.mobilityintell.com/registration-update-2018/ Conference(…)

Worth a look – great pictures of taxi drivers

Worth a look – great pictures of taxi drivers

Photographer Matthew Joseph took pictures of taxi drivers in six cities and asked what drew them to the profession. “As a photographer it’s people, faces, journeys and stories that fascinate me,” says Joseph. “Taxi drivers tick these boxes in abundance.” Shot over a 12-month period, Joseph started the project in New York and moved to(…)

The new symbiosis between automakers and ride-hailing companies

The new symbiosis between automakers and ride-hailing companies

Automakers will increasingly find themselves in a complicated relationship with ride-hailing companies such as Lyft and Uber. The latter will be competitors but also customers. In the next few years, sales to drivers for Lyft, Uber and others will almost certainly offset declines in car purchases by users of the services. As shared mobility services(…)

What Wall Street can learn from Yellow Taxis and Uber

What Wall Street can learn from Yellow Taxis and Uber

Just a few years ago in New York City, the yellow cab was dominant. The service and comfort weren’t great, the cabs were often dirty, and they were scarce when most needed, but they were so lucrative that a taxi medallion cost over $1 million. Technology had already disrupted everything from music to retailing, but(…)

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