Alphabet, the parent of Google, has invested $1 billion in Lyft. The move is seen as a black eye to Uber.
The computers needed to make autonomous cars possible require so much power, they actually reduce overall efficiency and fuel economy. Is that a problem?
Lyft is working with engineers and city planners on ways to reduce urban congestion using more ride hailing and car sharing programs in the future.
Alphabet, the parent company of Google, is poised to invest a billion dollars in ride hailing service Lyft. Several years ago, it was an early investor in Uber. What’s going on?
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.
Congress is considering legislation that would establish standards for connected and autonomous cars. The devil, as always, is in the details.
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.
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.
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.
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?
Elon Musk sat down with Chris Anderson, curator of TED2017, in Vancouver and laid out his vision for the future of transportation.
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.
AAA will launch Gig, its new car sharing service, in Oakland and Berkeley California on April 30 using 250 Prius C hybrid cars.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Deutsche Bank analysts say that autonomous cars and car sharing services will lead to more cars being sold in the US, not less. Why? Read on to find out.
A shooting of 6 people by Jason Dalton, a driver for Uber, raises concerns about the strength of background checks conducted by the company.
BMW’s car sharing service, DriveNow, is testing the waters in the city of Seattle, where it would compete with Mercedes’ Car2Go service. BMW uses i3 sedans for DriveNow duty.