Japanese Driverless Taxi Service Start-Up Eyes Partnership with Automakers

Japanese Driverless Taxi Service Start-Up Eyes Partnership with Automakers

🕔17:57, 29.Feb 2016

Japan’s Robot Taxi aims to forge partnerships with carmakers to develop a driverless taxi service in time for the 2020 Olympics, the technology company said, holding its first tests on public roads and joining a global race to develop self-driving cars.

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Ford Finds Autonomous Competition in the Silicon Valley

Ford Finds Autonomous Competition in the Silicon Valley

🕔15:57, 29.Feb 2016

It might seem strange to see Ford, an auto industry powerhouse , jockeying for position amongst the well-known tech brands at Barcelona’s Mobile World Congress . But the 113-year-old company is making no secret of its need to adapt in

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Ride-Sharing App Released in Hong Kong

Ride-Sharing App Released in Hong Kong

🕔13:35, 29.Feb 2016

Originally posted on Forbes online magazine. Written by Nan-He In. During Christmas two years ago, Terence Zou found himself stuck in Singapore, with shopping bags in tow. Hours passed and he still couldn’t hail a cab. Zou regretted leaving his car

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Estonia Becomes the First European Country to Legalize and Regulate Ride-Sharing

Estonia Becomes the First European Country to Legalize and Regulate Ride-Sharing

🕔13:13, 29.Feb 2016

First published on Forbes online magazine. It would be fair to say that traditional London and Parisian taxi drivers are not particular fans of the sharing economy. There have been violent protests in both cities to protect their vocations against the

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Replace Trees Cut Down for Cycle Highway Says Campaigners

Replace Trees Cut Down for Cycle Highway Says Campaigners

🕔12:01, 29.Feb 2016

Campaigners are demanding that Transport for London replace 23 mature trees chopped down to make way for a cycle superhighway. The London planes were felled in Mile End Road in Tower Hamlets for the construction of the £47 million east-west section

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Urban Parking Issue Can be Solved With Autonomous Fleets

Urban Parking Issue Can be Solved With Autonomous Fleets

🕔11:31, 29.Feb 2016

Looking for parking in a city is frustrating for the driver and bad for the climate, as circling cars emit unnecessary pollution. One possible answer to this parking problem is not so far in the future: self-driving cars. In a recent

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Indian Man Builds His Own Driverless Car (VIDEO)

Indian Man Builds His Own Driverless Car (VIDEO)

🕔11:11, 29.Feb 2016

Driverless cars are the future, and an Indian man has joined the race by building himself a self-driving Tata Nano. Driverless cars are the future if companies like Google are to be believed. Nearly all major car companies, including tech

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Lincoln Company Designing Training for Traffic Systems Technicians

Lincoln Company Designing Training for Traffic Systems Technicians

🕔11:01, 29.Feb 2016

Valerie Lefler knows how important traffic safety measures are. When she was 16, she and her 11-year-old sister nearly died when the car she was driving blew a tire and rolled three times on a gravel road. She still remembers textbooks flying

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Bluejay’s ‘Smart Mount’ Will Connect Your Car and Phone

Bluejay’s ‘Smart Mount’ Will Connect Your Car and Phone

🕔10:46, 29.Feb 2016

While many auto manufacturers are piling onto smartphone integration systems like Apple CarPlay and Android auto, all other vehicles – old and new – are left with weak or no connectivity between their mobile devices and vehicles’ infotainment systems. Today, The

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Uber to Expand Self Driving Car Research Centre

Uber to Expand Self Driving Car Research Centre

🕔10:34, 29.Feb 2016

Uber is expanding its research operations in Pittsburgh, where the company conducts r&d on self-driving cars and other technology. The ride-sharing service said this week that it will expand its advanced technologies center with a second operation, in Pittsburgh’s Hazelwood neighborhood. The

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