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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...
The road to tomorrow

The road to tomorrow (and the selfdriving vehicles)

Written byDerek Prall   Imagine this – instead of waking up an hour early to start your arduous commute to work, fighting traffic the whole way, you hail a car as you’re getting ready using your...
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...
Uber partners with INSHUR to reward safe driving

Uber partners with INSHUR to reward safe driving

INSHUR and Uber have partnered to offer a range of insurance services to drivers who use the Uber app.  The fully digital insurance service is one of the first of its kind. INSHUR uses information...
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...
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...
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...

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