The CEO of Waymo told the press this week his company is about to begin a self driving taxi service in Chandler, Arizona in the very near future using autonomous Chrysler Pacifica minivans.
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NEVS, the Chinese successor to Saab, unveiled an autonomous people mover at the CES Asia show in Shanghai this week.
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?
Volkswagen has created a new division called Moia that will focus on electric urban mobility based on self driving minibuses based on the MEB chassis that was used to create the BUDD-e concept for CES 2016.
Uber has been hostile to the idea of price comparison software that allows customers to see quotes from competitors, but Google has just added such a feature to its Maps application.
With Google, Apple, Tesla, and dozens of others pushing hard to get self driving cars on the road, it looks like Uber will get to the finish line ahead of all of them. It will begin using autonomous Volve XC 90 SUV’s in its ride hailing fleet in Pittsburgh with one month.
A new ride hailing service near Los Angeles caters exclusively to women. Billed as an alternative to Uber and Lyft, it is Called See Jane Go. It is owned by women. All its drivers are women. And it only transports woman passengers. Children are welcome, but men are not allowed in its cars unless accompanied by […]
Walmart is experimenting with using Uber and Lyft drivers to deliver groceries to online customers. Target and Amazon are also planning to get into the grocery business.
BMW is rethinking its i division in the face of disappointing sales for its i3 electric car. It says it will now focus on autonomous driving technology for cars that drive themselves.
Apple has invested $1 billion in Chinese ride hailing service Didi Chuxing. Didi and Uber are fighting for market share in China, with Didi currently having about 87% of the business,