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GM says ride sharing next year

By Jamie LaReau   DETROIT — General Motors said Thursday it will bring self-driving technology in the form of ride sharing to consumers by next year. It said the vehicles would be introduced in the United...
Green Future

Aiming for a green (and electric) future

By Sumantra Barooah A full electric city bus today costs around Rs. 1.5 crore. The first electric city bus by Ashok Leyland, expected to be launched by late next year, would be significantly cheaper, perhaps by...
Lifestyle Taxi

A rideshare service for kids launches in Denver

Author: Colleen Callander Would you let your child use a rideshare app? A newly-launched program in Denver hopes so. HopSkipDrive has expanded to Denver after running for about three-and-a-half years in California. Founded by three working moms, including one...
How the rise of car sharing could change the property market

How the rise of car sharing could change the property market

facebook twitter pinterest By Kate Burke The rise of car sharing could slash property prices with inner-city buyers increasingly happy to forgo a parking space for other transport alternatives. With parking becoming less crucial to buyers, developers are increasingly...
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...

This formula explains why NYC is great for ride-sharing and Sydney is terrible

The ebb and flow of a city may feel entirely unique, but it turns out there are universal laws that may govern the chaos of your commute. A team from the Senseable City Lab at...
China Is Set For Its First Self-Driving Taxi Service

China Is Set For Its First Self-Driving Taxi Service And It Might Lead The...

By  Sarthak Dogra The race for a completely autonomous commercial taxi services has been heating up and a Chinese startup called WeRide is the latest player in it. If the latest announcement by the firm holds...
Automakers Connected

Can ride-sharing finally revolutionize public transport in Dhaka?

By Kamrul Hasan The advent and success of app-based transportation alternatives to CNG auto-rickshaws and taxis in Dhaka have sent the latter groups in frenzy. Ride-sharing apps like Pathao and Uber have proven to be cheaper,...
Bus Transport

Go Bus brings Savy transport solution to New Zealand

  New Zealand bus and transport company Go Bus today marked a Southern Hemisphere first as Savy hit the road in Queenstown. Using a smart phone app and the efficiencies of ride sharing, Savy will provide on-demand and...
Avis Mobility

Shared mobility shifts Avis’ ride-sharing focus up a gear

By Pamela Chow In an age of collaborative consumption, the booming sharing economy is spurring car rental giant Avis Budget Group to navigate creative ways to grow the size and share of the travel pie through...

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