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Setback for Uber in French EU court case.

Setback for Uber in French EU court case.

France has been a tough market for Uber and, although a final ruling on this issue is still to come, the prospects for Uber in the country don’t look promising at this point. Uber Technologies Inc. suffered another setback in the European Union after an adviser to the bloc’s top court backed a French law(…)

New US subsidiary for Innogy.

New US subsidiary for Innogy.

Innogy has established a new subsidiary, which is to enter the e-mobility market in the USA. The new company, trading under the name of innogy e-mobility US LLC, will be based in Los Angeles and serve the US market as a provider of technology and services. Business activities will focus on California and other US states that have stipulated(…)

Worth a look: 44 Corporations working on autonomous vehicles

Worth a look: 44 Corporations working on autonomous vehicles

Beyond trendy names like Tesla and Alphabet chasing self-driving cars, a host of auto brands and other tech heavyweights are also investing heavily in autonomous R&D, CB Insights found. Private companies working in auto tech are attracting record levels of deals and funding, with autonomous driving startups leading the charge. Besides early-stage startups, VCs, and(…)

Inside Uber’s unsettling alliance with some of New York’s shadiest car dealers

Inside Uber’s unsettling alliance with some of New York’s shadiest car dealers

Geovanie Rosario signed the lease because it was easy. Tower Auto Mall came recommended by Uber, as one of four dealers the ride-hailing company partnered with in New York City to offer “flexible and affordable” rentals and lease-to-own contracts to drivers. Rosario went to see Tower one morning in May 2016 and started driving a(…)

Experience the future of mobility in the Mobility Lab – opened in Karlsruhe

Experience the future of mobility in the Mobility Lab – opened in Karlsruhe

Design the future and try it out today: In cooperation with the City of Karlsruhe, PTV Group has established a Mobility Lab, which was officially opened on 22 June 2017. Here, various traffic planning and model solutions will be linked to one another and to other solutions in order to try out new ideas and(…)

How cheap will self-driving taxi services really be?

How cheap will self-driving taxi services really be?

Dobromir Montauk is a builder of high-performing computer & human systems. In his blog ‘Car-volution’ he examines the cost of the self driving taxi: I put this analysis together in March 2016 after many discussions with my father and friends about when self-driving cars were going to drastically change society. While most of them now(…)

Is the ‘Transport Revolution’ on its way to Denmark?

Is the ‘Transport Revolution’ on its way to Denmark?

A Finnish company is ready to invest millions in a smarter transport, but wants political leadership. The government is now opening the doors for development. Copenhagen has all the prerequisites for becoming a global showcase for Mobility as a Service (MaaS) technology, which is believed to revolutionize our transportation habits. This is what follows from(…)

Ridesharing used to supplement not replace personal vehicles, finds Strategy Analytics

Ridesharing used to supplement not replace personal vehicles, finds Strategy Analytics

With the rise of Uber and alternate transport options for consumers, OEMs are rightfully concerned about the impact the increased usage of these options will have on consumers’ interest in purchasing future vehicles. A new report from the Automotive Connected Mobility (ACM) service at Strategy Analytics “Impact of Ride Sharing Frequency on Vehicle Purchase Intention“,(…)

Unregulated robot cars pose unprecedented risks and costs, consumer watchdog report warns

Unregulated robot cars pose unprecedented risks and costs, consumer watchdog report warns

Robot cars operating without mandatory safety, security, privacy and ethical standards will pose unprecedented risks to the American public, Consumer Watchdog warned in a report, Self-Driving Vehicles: The Threat to Consumers. The report is being issued in conjunction with a day-long program, Driverless Cars: The Legal Landscape, sponsored by George Washington University Law School and a hearing by the Senate(…)

ITF Corporate Partnership Board releases report on shaping the relationship between public transport and innovative mobility

ITF Corporate Partnership Board releases report on shaping the relationship between public transport and innovative mobility

The report ‘Shaping the relationship between public transport and innovative mobility’ investigates the convergence of public transport and innovative mobility solutions, such as ride services, car- and bicycle-sharing, app-enabled on-demand micro-bus services, and platforms that connect app-using travellers and drivers. It examines the role of public authorities in ensuring this convergence supports commercial innovation as(…)

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