CAR/RIDE SHARING

Autonomous Vehicles

COVID-19’s Impact on Suppliers: Bankruptcy and Restructuring

The crisis of COVID-19 is exposing structural issues that were already under pressure from the looming juggernauts of electrification, autonomy, shared mobility and connectedness.
#covid-19 #Chrysler #Ford

Car/Ride Sharing

Cruise Trims Autonomous Vehicle Staff

The GM affiliate still has a huge cash reserve. But the outlook for robo-taxis is uncertain.
#Waymo #tech #people

Car/Ride Sharing

How is COVID-19 Affecting Transportation Attitudes?

Consumer preference shifting away from ride-hailing and public services
#Volkswagen #covid-19

Car/Ride Sharing

Hyundai Lands Bell Helicopter Expert

The carmaker is building an experienced team to get its air taxi operations off the ground
#Hyundai #tech #people

Connectivity

Three Distinct, Emerging Automaker Business Models

MaaS and robo-taxis, in conjunction with advancing automotive technology, could drastically change what it means to drive in the not-too-distant future.
#tech #BMW #Tesla

Sales

Look Up in the Sky: It’s a Drone Delivering Your Car Keys

The latest in the contactless ordering and delivery process from China’s Geely Auto
#Geely #Tesla #asia

Car/Ride Sharing

Lyft Launches Emergency Delivery Programs for Food and Medical Supplies

Helping students, the elderly and others in need during coronavirus crisis 
#covid-19

Car/Ride Sharing

Lime Suspends Scooter Sharing in Select Areas

Coronavirus adds to financial struggles for fledgling industry

Car/Ride Sharing

Uber and Lyft Hit Hard by Coronavirus

Companies issue new policies as ridership and stock prices plunge
#people #Waymo

Business

Citroen Gets Friendly with Urban EV

Rent the tiny car by the minute, month or buy it outright…for $6,600
#Citroen #Ford #Renault