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How Norway became the leading EV market

How Norway became the leading EV market

The country of Norway only has 2.5 million cars, yet they own the largest share of electric vehicles in the world. Not only were they early movers, they were also early to market. Their incentive programs have sped up the introduction of electric vehicles to the population, but the buzz has been going on since the(…)

REGISTRATION: Taxi & Mobility Update 2018

REGISTRATION: Taxi & Mobility Update 2018

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ACT shines spotlight on Transportation Management Associations in new publication

ACT shines spotlight on Transportation Management Associations in new publication

Transportation Management Associations (TMAs), unique collaborations between the public and private sector, have been helping communities deliver transportation option that benefit commuters and employers for over 30 years.  With over 100 TMAs operating in dense urban cores, suburban job centers, highway corridors, and residential neighborhoods, the Association for Commuter Transportation (ACT), believes TMAs play an(…)

Uber’s goal is not to operate alongside public transit but to replace It

Uber’s goal is not to operate alongside public transit but to replace It

And that’s exactly what the company is doing in Egypt Uber’s goal is not to operate alongside public transit but to replace it. And that’s exactly what the company is doing in Egypt. Uber has built its reputation on being a 21st-century alternative to the taxi. Its supporters praise its lower fares, driver ratings and the convenience of(…)

Hamburg and HERE to partner on intelligent mobility

Hamburg and HERE to partner on intelligent mobility

Partners sign Memorandum of Understanding to share data for enabling safe, fluid and emission-reduced traffic flow The Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg and HERE Technologies, a global leader in mapping and location services, plan to share traffic-relevant data. The joint goal of the cooperation is to enhance traffic safety and reduce noise and pollutant(…)

Porsche SE’s acquisition of PTV AG now closed

Porsche SE’s acquisition of PTV AG now closed

The sale of nearly 100 percent of PTV Planung Transport Verkehr AG (PTV AG), Karlsruhe, to Porsche Automobil Holding SE (Porsche SE), Stuttgart, announced in June, has now been completed.  PTV AG is a leading provider of software for traffic planning and management as well as transport logistics. The transaction was subject to a condition(…)

International Transport Forum and German government sign Summit grant agreement in margins of Frankfurt Motor Show

International Transport Forum and German government sign Summit grant agreement in margins of Frankfurt Motor Show

Alexander Dobrindt, Germany’s Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure, and Young Tae Kim, Secretary-General of the International Transport Forum (ITF), signed an agreement on German government funding for the ITF Annual Summit on Thursday, 14 September, in the margins of the Frankfurt Motor Show. Under the agreement, the German government will contribute EUR 1.2(…)

Volvo acquires car valet startup Luxe to boost its digital services business

Volvo acquires car valet startup Luxe to boost its digital services business

After a pivot and months of speculation about the future of car valet and concierge startup Luxe, the company has finally found a home. Today, automaker Volvo Cars announced that it is acquiring the startup’s platform, technology, key staff and other assets, which it will use to put some fuel into its own digital services(…)

Taxify takes on Uber in crowded London taxi-hailing market

Taxify takes on Uber in crowded London taxi-hailing market

Estonian start-up Taxify is to go head to head with Uber in London’s highly competitive taxi-hailing market, and also has Paris in its sights. Taxify said it will launch services across London on Tuesday after signing up 3,000 private hire taxi drivers, who have been vetted to ensure they meet local licensing requirements. It marks a(…)

Lyft expands ride-hailing service across all of South Carolina, including rural areas.

Lyft expands ride-hailing service across all of South Carolina, including rural areas.

The ride-hailing service Lyft is rolling into rural corners of South Carolina, marking an ambitious experiment of city-driven technology in the sparsely populated countryside. Lyft announced Thursday that users anywhere in the state can request a car through its app, expanding far beyond its base of operations in cities like Charleston, where it arrived last(…)

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