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Teens are using Ride-sharing And Public Transportation to Get Around

Teens are using Ride-sharing And Public Transportation to Get Around Uber Lyft hailing urban mobility

Transportation accounts for 4.6 percent of teen spending Ride-sharing providing more teens with the freedom that a car used to represent NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — American teens benefit from a lot of free transportation, including school buses, rides from their parents, riding their bike and walking. But getting around still manages to capture 4.6 percent of all teen

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Malaysia Holds off Bill to Regulate Ride-Hailing Services

Malaysia Parliament Holds off Bill to Regulate Ride-Hailing Services

Amid a growing number of ride-hailing regulation being drafted and passed in the Southeast Asia region and around the world, Malaysia seemed set to follow suit. On Tuesday, the amendments to the Commercial Vehicles Licensing Board (CVLB) Act 1987 and the Land Public Transport Act 2010 were tabled by Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Nancy Shukry proposing

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Taxi Alliance Stops Uber from Disrupting Tokyo’s Ride-hailing Industry

Taxi unions Alliance Stops Uber from Disrupting Tokyo's Ride-hailing Industry

Uber’s  blitzkrieg (translated from German as the “lightning war”) strategy to disrupt and conquer the ride-hailing industry in cities, continues to face strong opposition and resistance from taxi unions and regulators. In 2015, taxi unions in Tokyo joined forces to bring the ride-hailing giant to its knees – Their victory sets the stage for taxi unions around the world to resist the Uber’s

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New Taxi Law Marks end of Uber’s Ride-sharing Services in Denmark

New Taxi Law Marks End of Uber's Ride-sharing Services in Denmark

Ride-hailing group Uber Technologies [UBER.UL] will withdraw services in Denmark next month due to a taxi law that sets out new requirements for drivers such as mandatory fare meters, the company said on Tuesday, according to Reuters. Read Malaysian Ride-Sharing May be More than Uber and Grab Uber has faced headwinds since its app went online in Denmark in November 2014 as local

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Malaysian Ride-Sharing May be More than Uber and Grab

Malaysian Ride-Sharing May be More than Uber and Grab

Two weeks ago, the Malaysian ride-hailing and ride-sharing scene seemed on the verge of a milestone as Uber and the umbrella body of local taxis agreed to join forces. But that alliance has since been put on hold amid fierce opposition by some taxi drivers. Protests against ride-hailing services have continued, the latest coming outside the Malaysian Parliament this week. Yesterday, Malaysia’s neighbouring country Indonesia

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New Research Reveals 22 Million Self-Driving Vehicles on the Road by 2025

Ride Sharing companies Uber, Didi Chuxing, & Lyft, OEMs and Tech Giants Google & Baidu are betting on  autonomous vehicle technology to drive future growth. The introduction of driverless cars will result in fundamental changes to the automotive world and society in general; and it is clear that the boundaries between private vehicle ownership, car sharing and rental fleets will

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ASEAN Region Ride Hailing Service Joins the Self-Driving Taxi Bandwagon

The rivalry between Uber Technologies Inc. and GrabTaxi Holdings Pte. Ltd. expanded to a new front Friday, when Grab said it was teaming up with self-driving car company nuTonomy in Singapore. Selected Grab customers in the city-state will be able to register to use the ride-hailing app to book a nuTonomy vehicle. The rides will be free, though restricted to

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InFlight Ride-Sharing App

At the TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2016 Hackathon, a team demonstrated a new ride-sharing app called Last Mile Club aims to help travelers with the final leg of their trip – getting from the airport to the hotel. The Android application addresses this often overlooked – and expensive – part of travel planning, by connecting passengers on a flight who are headed to the same destination

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Fuel Cell EV Taxis & Car Sharing Services in Korea

Hyundai Motor is stepping up its efforts to commercialize its hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs), the first of its kind in the world, to become a top manufacturer of environmentally-friendly cars. Hyundai said Monday that it will sell FCEVs as taxis and begin a car sharing program later this year to promote the use of the emission-free vehicles among

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