Mobility

Ford Goes National with Medical Transport Service

May 08, 2019 at 12:43 AM

Ford Motor Co. says it is expanding its GoRide Health transport service across the U.S., beginning with a rollout across Ohio.

Report: VW Partners with China’s NIU on e-Scooters

May 07, 2019 at 1:57 AM

Volkswagen AG is partnering with China-based NIU Technologies to make electric scooters for urban commuting, says Germany’s Die Welt.

Rhode Island to Test Self-Driving Shuttle Service

May 06, 2019 at 3:43 PM

Rhode Island will launch a pilot program next week in Providence to test a self-driving shuttle van.

Ultra-Cheap Transportation for Emerging Markets

May 06, 2019 at 3:17 AM

AFreeCar.org envisions bringing ultra-low-cost electric transportation to emerging economies that lack such an option, says founder Chris Borroni-Bird.

Denso Leads $20 Million Funding Round for E-bike Startup

May 02, 2019 at 1:19 AM

Denso Corp. and Innovest Global led a $20 million first funding round for California-based e-bike startup Bond Mobility Inc.

China Startup to Launch Self-Driving-Taxi Service

April 29, 2019 at 11:40 AM

China startup WeRide.ai plans to launch an autonomous-driving commercial taxi service in Anqing and Guangzhou in July, The Nikki reports.

EY: Bullish About Car Sales—and Mobility as a Service

April 29, 2019 at 12:23 AM

EY is bullish about the conventional auto industry but urges it to embrace a strategy that combines carmaking with the emerging trend toward mobility as a service.

French Mobility Platform Developer Targets Growth

April 25, 2019 at 5:11 PM

Paris-based Vulog SA forecasts that its mobility service platform will be used to coordinate 25 million rides worldwide this year, up from 15 million in 2018.

Enterprise Rental to Debut Vehicle Subscription Plan

April 25, 2019 at 1:55 PM

Enterprise Holdings Inc. plans to launch a subscription-based pilot program next month in the U.S.

Tesla Trumpets Level 4 Autonomy by 2020

April 23, 2019 at 12:04 AM

CEO Elon Musk says Tesla Inc. will have completely driverless taxis operating in the U.S. next year.

New Beijing Highway to Have Autonomous Car Lanes

April 19, 2019 at 11:52 AM

China is building a highway near Beijing that will dedicate two of its eight lanes for use by autonomous vehicles.

Daimler Suspends Car-Sharing Service in Chicago

April 18, 2019 at 4:55 PM

Daimler AG’s Car2Go car-sharing unit has suspended operations in Chicago after more than 100 of the service’s fleet were stolen this week.