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Urban Transit Pioneer Unveils Blueprint for Shared Electric Mobility

Urban Transit Pioneer Unveils Blueprint for Shared Electric Mobility

SAN FRANCISCO, March 9, 2017 -- Scoot Networks, Inc., the leading provider of shared, light electric vehicle (LEV) services, today announced its international expansion with the unveiling of the Scoot Mobility Operating System (Scoot MOS), a platform for shared LEV services in densely populated cities. In partnering wi ... Continue reading

2017 CES - Nissan's Ghosn Reveals Company's Holistic Approach To Intelligent Mobility

2017 CES - Nissan's Ghosn Reveals Company's Holistic Approach To Intelligent Mobility

During his CES keynote Nissan Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer Carlos Ghosn announced several advancements as part of the Nissan Intelligent Mobility blueprint for transforming how cars are driven, powered, and integrated into wider society. Highlights included:  The launch of Nissan’ breakthrough ... Continue reading

NEW FOR 2017 - Introducing BOOK by Cadillac, a Bold New Luxury Vehicle Subscription Model

NEW FOR 2017 - Introducing BOOK by Cadillac, a Bold New Luxury Vehicle Subscription Model

Cadillac is continuing to push the boundaries of the driving experience with a first-of-its kind luxury vehicle subscription service, BOOK by Cadillac. ... Continue reading

Uber Plans to Keep Self-Driving in San Francisco

Uber Plans to Keep Self-Driving in San Francisco

Car-sharing company is defying a state order to halt its testing of self-driving vehicles. The NACS reported that last week Uber announced that it plans to keep its self-driving cars operating on the streets of San Francisco, defying a state order to halt the test program. ... Continue reading

Montreal will host the Michelin Challenge Bibendum in 2017

Montreal will host the Michelin Challenge Bibendum in 2017

MONTREAL, Dec. 16, 2016 -- After a memorable event in Chengdu in 2014, the next global event focused on sustainable mobility will be held in Montreal, Canada's largest metropolis, on June 13, 14 and 15, 2017. ... Continue reading

Uber Drivers Join the Fight for $15 Per Hour Minimum Wage

Uber Drivers Join the Fight for $15 Per Hour Minimum Wage

Workers in more than 340 cities will participate in union-backed protests today, calling for higher pay. ​NEW YORK November 29, 2016; The Service Employees International Union-backed “Fight for $15” campaign is organizing protests across 340 cities today, a movement that began with just a few hundred fast-food wo ... Continue reading

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - Nov 21-27 2016: Bolt Slow Rollout; VW Sans Diesel; Recalls Of Course; Toyota Getaround; Soon Mobile Car Mode; Collector Car Price Surprise

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - Nov 21-27 2016: Bolt Slow Rollout; VW Sans Diesel; Recalls Of Course; Toyota Getaround; Soon Mobile Car Mode; Collector Car Price Surprise

* As Black Friday kicks off the official holiday shopping season, a National Safety Council poll found two-thirds – 66 percent – of drivers would make phone calls while driving through a parking lot, and 56 percent would text. Given the increased traffic in and around parking lots during the holiday shopping season ... Continue reading

RYDE Technologies, Inc. Launches First App RYDE

RYDE Technologies, Inc. Launches First App RYDE

NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2016 -- The ride-sharing & taxi-hailing market is a crowded one and it already has its big players in firms like Uber and Lyft. ... Continue reading

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - October 17-23, 2016: Recalls, Buy A Tesla Become a Rentee, Mitsubishi Now Part of Nissan; Lear Inovates In Detroit; Geeley Unveiles Lynk&Co Brand

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - October 17-23, 2016: Recalls, Buy A Tesla Become a Rentee, Mitsubishi Now Part of Nissan; Lear Inovates In Detroit; Geeley Unveiles Lynk&Co Brand

* Endurance racing will likely loose its most dominant competitor in the LMP1 class of the World Endurance Championship after the 2017 series according to a report in the respected German publication Auto Motor und Sport. Audi, say the publication’s anonymous sources, will be edged out by sister car company Porsche a ... Continue reading

Paris Motor Show - VULOG hits 10 million trips in 2016

Paris Motor Show - VULOG hits 10 million trips in 2016

From the Paris Motor Show VULOG is now the leading provider of the new generation of carsharing service October 7, 2016 - Paris VULOG Carsharing Technologies has surpassed its competitors to become the leading technology provider for the new generation of carsharing technology. To celebrate, VULOG is presenting its inn ... Continue reading

CarHopper Revolutionizes Traditional Car Renting

CarHopper Revolutionizes Traditional Car Renting

MIAMI, Oct. 6, 2016 -- Headquartered in Miami, CarHopper provides car renters with a unique booking experience unlike any other. CarHopper's web and app platforms connect independently owned local car rental companies with those looking to rent the car of their choice. For many years, large car rental companies have do ... Continue reading

Consumer Watchdog Tells Uber to Make Robot Car Test Details Public; Poses 10 Key Questions

Consumer Watchdog Tells Uber to Make Robot Car Test Details Public; Poses 10 Key Questions

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 7, 2016 Consumer Watchdog today called on Uber to make public details of its testing of self-driving cars in Pittsburgh and to answer ten key questions about its robot car program and plans. "You have opted to use public roads as your laboratory and with that comes a responsibility to fully ... Continue reading

Chicago Adds 50 Wheelchair-Accessible MV-1s to Licienced Taxi Fleet

Chicago Adds 50 Wheelchair-Accessible MV-1s to Licienced Taxi Fleet

CHICAGO, July 6, 2016The city of Chicago will add approximately 50 MV-1 wheelchair-accessible taxis to its fleet over the next several weeks to boost public transportation options for the more than 600,000 Chicago-area residents with disabilities. Mobility Ventures LLC, designer and manufacturer of MV-1, the only purpo ... Continue reading

Toyota And Uber To Cooperate In Ride Sharing Opportunities

Toyota And Uber To Cooperate In Ride Sharing Opportunities

Toyota City, Japan, May 24, 2016 -- Toyota Motor Corporation, an automotive company aiming for safer, more efficient and convenient mobility, and Uber, a technology platform that is evolving the way the world moves, are announcing a partnership. The companies have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to exp ... Continue reading

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