CAR/RIDE SHARING

Addressing Automation for Commercial Applications

Self-driving ride-hailed vehicles may seem cool, but autonomous commercial vehicles may actually be a better deployment of the technology

Gary S. Vasilash
Transportation Editor, Gardner Business Media

A New Term to Get Used to: “Disownership”

The way people are going to get transportation is changing the world over. Get ready for it.
#Amazon #AlfaRomeo #Tesla

Starting in 2020 new Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles will include Alexa integration as a feature in the infotainment system.

Starting in 2020 new Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles will include Alexa integration as a feature in the infotainment system.
#Amazon #Ford #GermanRepRap

Bizarre Notions of Self-Driving Cars

What do Americans think about the likelihood of climbing into a robot car?
#Aptiv

Schaeffler Addresses E-Mobility

The changing landscape requires not only new approaches to powertrains—but even new types of vehicles. Here’s how one supplier is addressing these changes.
#Ford #Audi #Lincoln

January 7, 9am CST

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Testing On-Demand EV Car-Sharing

Denso Corp. and the University of Michigan are evaluating results of a recent test involving three electric cars made available to a small test group of students to borrow whenever they wished and for as long as they wanted.
#Denso

Car/Ride Sharing

Car Sales and Self-Driving Vehicles

Will car-sharing and self-driving vehicles hurt future car sales? Not necessarily, says Jeff Schuster, senior vice president at LMC Automotive­.
#Denso

Car/Ride Sharing

Redefining Urban Mobility

A new EY report, Urban Mobility Redefined, finds the lines blurring among such shared transportation alternatives as car-sharing, ride-sharing and other non-traditional modes of personal transportation.
#Denso

Motional, Lyft to Launch Robo-Taxi Service in 2023

Driverless services on tap for several U.S. cities
#tech

Toyota Mobility JV Develops First Models

Adapted vans include reconfigurable workstation and anti-COVID package
#tech #Toyota

Ford, Bosch and Bedrock Collaborate on Automated Parking

Using self-driving technology for something people don’t really care for: Parking
#MercedesBenz #Bosch #Daimler

Personal Car Ownership Fends Off Public Transport During Pandemic

EVs gaining acceptance but the pace needs to accelerate

ZF Delves into the Middle(ware)

An important layer between traditional software and hardware that will help enable next-generation technologies
#ZF #tech #safety

Motional, Lyft to Launch Robo-Taxi Service in 2023

Driverless services on tap for several U.S. cities
#tech

California Classifies Ride-Hailing Drivers as Employees…for Now

Voters will get their chance to weigh in later this year

Citroen Gets Friendly with Urban EV

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

JLR Unveils Autonomous Shuttle

Compact flexible platform can accommodate a variety of shared and private use applications 
#Land Rover #Tata #Jaguar

What Aptiv and Lyft Learned in Vegas

Partners aim to use deployment as a blueprint to expand service to other markets
#BMW #Aptiv

Bosch: Listening Comes First in Transport

Better mobility starts with listening to customers
#europe #Bosch

Cruise Robo-Shuttle Takes Shape

No steering wheel, no foot pedals, no driver, no problem
#GeneralMotors #Chevrolet #Honda