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?
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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.
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.
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.
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.
The Lynk & Co 03 concept sedan was on display in Shanghai recently. Owned by Geely, the car will offer a lifetime warranty and full connectivity. US sales are expected to begin in 2019.
Micheal Bloomberg is encouraging cities to start planning now for a future in which self driving cars will be the norm. He expects autonomous cars to alter the way residents interface with the urban environment.
A new report from BNEF says electric cars, car sharing, and autonomous cars will allow the world’s cities to grow without drowning in congestion and pollution.
Mercedes used the Paris auto show to unveil its EQ concept, an electric dual motor SUV intended to showcase the company’s autonomous and connected car technology.
Amber Mobility of Eidenhoven, Netherlands says it will build an electric car specifically designed for car sharing and offer it to customers for just $37 a week, beginning in 2018
We’re honored to have been invited to cover this event again, as it’s delightful to peek behind the curtain, and be treated to such a lavish trip. The most exciting news from Ford is that they’re taking IDEO’s advice to prototype early and often. They’re launching a variety of projects (not vehicles) all aimed at making it easier for people to get from point A to B, regardless of who owns the vehicle, or even what type of vehicle it is.