Urban Mobility Redefined
Urban Mobility Redefined examines such emerging options to traditional personal transportation as ride-share, car-share and other non-traditional modes.
Urban Mobility Redefined examines such emerging options to traditional personal transportation as ride-share, car-share and other non-traditional modes. Among its findings: boundaries between these choices are blurring as providers find new ways to integrate transport alternatives.
These options—and how individuals pay for them—were originally envisioned for residents in megacities. But they are being successfully introduced in smaller cities too.
The challenge for would-be service providers is to develop effective business models. This 16-page EY analysis details the steps to success, which include matching the right options with the right cities, identifying the best business features and focusing on the elements necessary for profitability.
In-car video shows that the backup pilot of an Uber Technologies self-driving car was not watching the road just before the vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian last Sunday night.
Mazda, the Little Car Company That Can, has been working on a number of important fronts of late.
While at the Tokyo Motor Show this week various vehicle manufacturers were showing off all manner of cars and crossovers and transportation devices that typically had to do with something autonomous, connected and/or electrified (ACE, as CAR’s Brett Smith categorizes this burgeoning field), the guys from Chevy were in El Segundo, California, showing off a different take on what can best be described as “toys for boys”—boys who do or don’t have driver’s licenses.