July 14th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Ride sharing is expected to be the next big thing in transportation, especially when self driving cars eliminate human drivers. But there are hidden expenses involved that may make them less profitable than predicted.
June 24th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Congress is considering legislation that would establish standards for connected and autonomous cars. The devil, as always, is in the details.
June 1st, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
As or June 6, residents of California will be able to use the Waze carpool app to find a way to work. The company will not charge a fee for the service until it proves itself in wide area use.
May 23rd, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Chevrolet has concluded a two year long test of a car sharing program in Shanghai using EN-V 2.0 electric vehicles. The lessons learned will be applied to other GM mobility programs such as Maven in the US and elsewhere.
May 17th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
BMW has introduced the first of 100 Light & Charge EV charging locations it plans to build in Seattle to support the use of electric cars in its ReachNow car sharing fleet.
May 11th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Futurist and economist Tony Seba predicts both the auto industry and the oil business will be virtually destroyed by economic changes that will be complete by 2030. Is he right?
May 3rd, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Elon Musk sat down with Chris Anderson, curator of TED2017, in Vancouver and laid out his vision for the future of transportation
April 25th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Croove, a private car sharing experiment from Mercedes, is expanding to several German cities including Berlin. Anyone with a car may rent it out to other drivers using the Croove peer to peer network.
April 20th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
AAA will launch Gig, its new car sharing service, in Oakland and Berkeley California on April 30 using 250 Prius C hybrid cars.
June 11th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Daimler's Car2Go Car sharing service has begun operating in the Chinese city of Chongqing. The service has signed up 78,000 subscribers in its first 2 months of operation.
May 2nd, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Andre Haddad, CEO of Turo, an online car rental company, will rent you his personal Tesla Model X for $449 a day. That might be a small price to pay to find out if the $132,000 Model X is the right car for you before you buy one for yourself.
April 13th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
BMW's ReachNow car sharing service is now available in Seattle. It has 340 BMW automobiles including i3 electric cars, 3 series sedans and MINI Coopers. Customers use a smartphone app to access the service.
April 12th, 2016 | by Jo Borrás
Uber assigned its IP to Bermuda. As a result, less than 2% of its total revenue would be subject to taxes by the Federal government