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Car Blockchain

Car Companies Collaborate for the Sake of Blockchain Technology

  It’s this sentiment that led Steven Johnson to write in The New York Times Magazine that “The Bitcoin bubble may ultimately turn out to be a distraction from the true significance of the blockchain.” To some, this is an...
India Electric

Challenges and solutions to developing India’s Electric Vehicle charging infrastructure

By  Rajiv Menon and Rajeev Tiwary Electric Vehicles has taken centre-stage post the recent announcement of the Government to make India an all-electric passenger vehicle market by 2030. Union Minister Nitin Gadkari recently made a bold statement to the...
Volvo Care

Volvo care, the new premium subscription service

  Launching with the XC40 is an entirely new way of new-car shopping and purchasing that Volvo calls Care by Volvo. It´s a new premium subscription alternative to buying or leasing a vehicle. The programme will be based...
Bike Approach

China’s Meituan buys bike-sharing firm Mobike in mobility push

By Yingzhi Yang, Meng Jing, Coco Liu   Meituan will acquire 100 percent of loss-making Mobike for US$2.7 billion, according to a person briefed on the terms, who asked not to be named as the information was not public. Yicai,...

Shared mobility: Rethinking rights-of-way for seamless movement

Coupled with advancements in the internet, social networking, location-based services and mobile technologies, and buoyed by the growing popularity of the sharing economy, shared mobility has emerged as hugely influential movement in urban transport. This...
The future of urban transport in the region

The future of urban transport in the region

By Riaz Naqvi The need of the hour is to focus on green, clean and sustainable sources of energy rather than fossil fuel-based solutions,” says Dr Dheeraj Bhardwaj, Group CEO of Dubai-based Arnab Mobility. Dr Bhardwaj,...
Transportation Services

Why Meituan-Dianping is tapping into the ride-hailing sector?

By LENA ZHANG China’s biggest online to offline (O2O) service provider, Meituan-Dianping, is tapping into the ride-hailing sector. It has attracted 200,000 users in Beijing for its new ride-hailing service, which is yet to be opened....
Scooter Bird

Scooter Company Bird Pledges To ‘Save’ Sidewalks From Vehicle Clutter

By City News Service, KPBS News As controversy continues around dockless bikes and other vehicles cluttering sidewalks in San Diego, scooter operator Bird is floating a code of conduct it hopes rivals will adopt to ease tensions...
Uber Drivers

Uber drivers to pay much less than taxis for insurance

  Winnipeg: Uber drivers will pay a quarter of what taxi drivers do for insurance, according to rates proposed by Manitoba Public Insurance. MPI has set proposed rates for ride sharing drivers, who work for companies...
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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