Tag Archives: new mobility

Uber’s License Woes with Transport for London

Uber ride-sharing License Woes with Transport for London new urban mobility plan

Comment by Frost & Sullivan’s Shwetha Surender, Industry Principal, Mobility Group   LONDON, Sept. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Exciting times in the world of mobility, with TfL’s bold move last week. TfL’s decision to strip Uber of its license came as a surprise to the market. Their main contention was: the lack of safety norms; in particular, insufficient background checks that Uber employs with

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Car sharing service featuring Nissan’s ultra-compact electric vehicle launches in Japan

Nissan car sharing service in Yokohama Japan features new mobility ultra light electric vehicle

YOKOHAMA, Japan – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and the City of Yokohama are introducing a round-trip car sharing service today featuring the Nissan New Mobility Concept, an ultra-compact electric vehicle. The service, “Choimobi Yokohama,” enables users who register online to pick up and return cars in 14 locations around Yokohama Station. Cars can be reserved 30 minutes in advance and

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RideCell and Auro Robotics: Autonomous Meets New Mobility Services

Leading urban mobility software platform boosts efficiencies of driverless, electric shuttle services on university and corporate campuses. BERLIN, March 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — RideCell,™ Inc., an innovator in car-sharing and ride-sharing services, and Auro Robotics, maker of driverless zero-emission shuttles, have announced today at City Car Summit in Berlin that they have partnered to deliver exceptional autonomous transportation solutions to universities and corporate campuses. By combining

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ReachNow, BMW Group’s Car Sharing Service Launches Pilot Programs for New Mobility Services.

Los Angeles – Nov. 15, 2016…During a press conference at the Los Angeles Auto Show’s Automobility LA, ReachNow, BMW Group’s free-floating premium car sharing service, announced its latest city expansion into Brooklyn, NY and debuted four new mobility services: Ride, Reserve, Share, and Fleet Solutions for residential buildings. Mobility At Your Fingertips. ReachNow builds on its premium experience by offering members

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PSA Group launches Shared Mobility sub-brand

Peugeot Citroen PSA Group has launched a new brand Free2Move to focus specifically on sustainable, smart, safe and shared mobility solutions The PSA Group has today launched its new Free2Move sub-brand designed to offer fresh mobility solutions for today’s ever-changing society. PSA Chairman of the Managing Board Carlos Tavares announced the launch of Free2Move on the eve of this year’s

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Malaysia to Set Up Transport Innovation Centre in Kuching

Malaysia Automotive Institute (MAI) and Swinburne University of Technology’s collaborative research partnership will include a joint Transport Innovation Centre (TIC). The centre will be housed in Swinburne Melbourne; with a node at Swinburne Sarawak Campus which will start its implementation on Sept 1, said MAI chief executive officer Dato Madani Sahari. “We have RM2 million committed, minimum, to kick- start

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Smart Cars and the Mobility Ecosystem

Business leaders across industries are increasingly recognizing that the computerization of cars will greatly influence the future of mobility. At the highest level, the emergence of cars-turned-computers will enable two critical trends likely to shape the mobility ecosystem in the coming years. The first trend is the rise of shared, rather than personally owned, vehicles. Fast-growing ride-sharing and car-sharing service

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