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IDTechEx Research forecasts the electric car market will be $249 billion by 2027

IDTechEx Research forecasts the electric car market will be $249 billion by 2027

The electric car market will be $249 billion plus that for 48V mild hybrids with electric modes by 2027. The unique IDTechEx Research report Electric Car Technology and Forecasts 2017-2027 will assist investors, participants and intending participants in the value chain including manufacturers, developers, academics, government and users seeking the best forecasts and technology roadmaps based on new global investigation.(…)

New Yorkers try a startling idea: Sharing Yellow Cabs

New Yorkers try a startling idea: Sharing Yellow Cabs

Fighting over a yellow cab is a long-enshrined tradition on the streets of New York City. Who hasn’t heard arguments erupt over who got there first or who needs the cab more? As words turn into shoving matches or even fistfights, the outcome is inevitably the same: The winner rides away in the back seat,(…)

Car sharing market share to exceed $16.5bn by 2024

Car sharing market share to exceed $16.5bn by 2024

The technology research report “Car Sharing Market Size By Business Model (Round Trip, One Way), By Application (Business, Private), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook (U.S., Canada, Germany, UK, France, Turkey, Russia, China, India, Japan, South Korea, Brazil, Mexico), Growth Potential, Price Trends, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2016 – 2024”, by Global Market Insights, Inc.(…)

Intel predicts autonomous cars will spawn a ‘passenger economy’

Intel predicts autonomous cars will spawn a ‘passenger economy’

Intel and market researcher Strategy Analytics have applied their collective brainpower to the impact of self-driving cars, and they’re predicting that we’ll see a “Passenger Economy” emerge from all of the services targeted at people while they are no longer driving their cars. By 2050, Intel and Strategy Analytics made the astounding prediction that the passenger(…)

Uber is a transportation company, court adviser says

Uber is a transportation company, court adviser says

A senior adviser to the European Court of Justice said that Uber is a transportation company in an opinion on an ongoing case by Spanish taxi drivers. Classification as a transport company makes it easier for local, regional and national authorities to hit Uber with new regulations. The Spanish taxi association that brought the case argues Uber should be regulated(…)

Frost & Sullivan – Intelligent Mobility – 28-29 June – London

Frost & Sullivan – Intelligent Mobility – 28-29 June – London

Frost & Sullivan – Intelligent Mobility – 28-29 June – London Intelligent Mobility The pace of development and disruption within the automotive and transportation sectors continues to accelerate. Connectivity, urbanisation and social changes continue to have a profound impact on the future of personal and freight mobility, and on the car of the future. Delegates(…)

Did you miss it or were you there? Taxi & Mobility Update 2017!

Did you miss it or were you there? Taxi & Mobility Update 2017!

“A masterclass”, some participants called it. Others said “it was the quickest and deepest update on taxi and PHV-matters I’ve ever had.” Some enjoyed the look into the future quite a few speakers gave. Others liked the technical updates or the regulatory discussion with top-regulators from New York, San Francisco, London, Brussels and Finland. Or(…)

$ 5.5 billion investment round puts Didi Chuxing close to Uber’s valuation

$ 5.5 billion investment round puts Didi Chuxing close to Uber’s valuation

Didi Chuxing, China’s largest ride-hail service, closed a $5.5 billion round of funding valuing the company at around $50 billion, the company confirmed today. That’s up from $34 billion, Didi’s last valuation when the company acquired Uber’s China assets. Bloomberg first reported the new round. Part of that new injection of cash — which could(…)

BCD Travel, Amadeus and AirPlus work together to revolutionize Daimler’s Corporate Travel process

BCD Travel, Amadeus and AirPlus work together to revolutionize Daimler’s Corporate Travel process

Daimler’s Global Travel Management group asked its travel and technology supplier partners to completely rethink and simplify the whole corporate travel process. In response, those partners helped develop Daimler’s Global Travel Management “FiveStar Model.” “When travellers spend too much time on travel administrative tasks like booking, paying and completing expense reports, a company the size(…)

Fastned starts expansion to London

Fastned starts expansion to London

Fastned, which is building a European network of fast charging stations, has signed a framework agreement with Transport for London to realise rapid charging stations in the Greater London Area. Transport for London (TfL) is the integrated transport authority for London and has set a goal to realise 300 rapid charging points before 2020. In(…)

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