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Mobility on demand market to surpass usd 200 billion by 2024

Mobility on demand market to surpass usd 200 billion by 2024

  Global Mobility on Demand Market is set to grow from its current market value of more than $100 billion to over $200 billion by 2024; according to a new research report by Global Market...
Rental car companies need to evolve now, or they will die

Rental car companies need to evolve now, or they will die

By Rob Cosentino There’s a scene in the movie Planes, Trains and Automobiles where Steve Martin’s character, Neal, is dropped off in the middle of a rental car lot, looking for a car that isn’t there. By the...
Automakers expand connected car ecosystem with payment technologies

Automakers expand connected car ecosystem with payment technologies

By David Jones As integrated payments technology continues to evolve and internet of things technology expands the automation of voice control and natural language, the auto industry is increasingly looking at mobile purchasing as another key...
GM, BMW Back Blockchain Data Sharing For Self-Driving Cars

GM, BMW Back Blockchain Data Sharing For Self-Driving Cars

By Ian Allison Car giants General Motors and BMW are backing blockchain tech as a way to share self-driving car data among themselves and other automakers. It’s all part of a bid to unlock valuable data...
Japan to let taxis set fares before rides

Japan to let taxis set fares before rides

By KAZUHIRO OGAWA Taxi riders in Japan will be able to confirm their fares in advance, under new transport ministry regulations designed to eliminate concerns over how much a ride will cost and encourage the use...
Using technology to develop an effective last-mile logistics strategy

Using technology to develop an effective last-mile logistics strategy

By ProShip With e-commerce booming and more consumers shopping online, the push towards speedier fulfillment approaches and efficient last-mile logistics is strong. In the race to implement new technologies, experiment with new transportation approaches and utilize...
Metro considers subsidies for taxi, ride-sharing services to help late-night riders

Metro considers subsidies for taxi, ride-sharing services to help late-night riders

BY DAN SCHERE Washington’s regional transit system is planning a $1 million, one-year pilot program to subsidize taxi and ride-sharing trips for Metro users between midnight and 4 a.m. when the subway system is closed. Business...
Smart cities

Smart cities: Digital solutions for a more livable future

By Jonathan Woetzel, Jaana Remes, Brodie Boland, Katrina Lv, Suveer Sinha, Gernot Strube, John Means, Jonathan Law, Andres Cadena, and Valerie von der Tann Until recently, city leaders thought of smart technologies primarily as tools...

Cleaner, faster, greener: the Coming Revolutions

By LIAM MORIARTY Cleaner, Faster, Greener, and Cheaper: over the past century, fossil-fuel powered automobiles have become the default transportation mode across the industrialized world, impacting everything from patterns of land use to foreign policy. And while...

Uber – The New Wave!

Convenience has taken a whole new dimension in the transportation sector. With a smartphone, internet access, and a bank account (all of which you must have right now), you can have a driver take...

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