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MIT: taxi-sharing could end traffic jams

MIT: taxi-sharing could end traffic jams

🕔11:39, 4.Jan 2017

Taxi-sharing services could reduce the number of cars on the road by 75%, a study has suggested. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) study, based on data from 3m taxi journeys, found that a fleet of 3,000 four-passenger taxis could

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The Race to Regulate Autonomous Vehicles is On

The Race to Regulate Autonomous Vehicles is On

🕔15:10, 20.Apr 2016

While the potential benefits of automated vehicles are receiving well-deserved attention, there is significant uncertainty as to what the regulatory framework will look like for this exciting technology — particularly from an operational and safety standpoint. All eyes are on the

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Google Add Ride Sharing Tab to Maps on IOS

Google Add Ride Sharing Tab to Maps on IOS

🕔14:44, 24.Mar 2016

Google today updated its Google Maps iOS app to include a ride-sharing tab it introduced for Android owners just last week. The new tab, which shows up under a taxi icon between walking and biking options, shows both the available ride-sharing options

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400 Million of us will be Sharing Autonomous Cars by 2030 Study Shows

400 Million of us will be Sharing Autonomous Cars by 2030 Study Shows

🕔15:25, 23.Mar 2016

General Motors and Uber are clamoring for fleets of autonomous cars to serve folks who don’t own cars themselves. A new study from ABI Research suggests that they may be on to something that could give them a leg-up 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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Graph Explaining Relationship Between Ride-Sharing and Autonomous Cars

Graph Explaining Relationship Between Ride-Sharing and Autonomous Cars

🕔12:28, 15.Feb 2016

Everyone is trying to position themselves to take advantage of autonomous cars. Companies from Tesla to General Motors to Uber are all including autonomous cars in their plans and with good reason. As the technology develops, electric vehicles, ride-sharing, and

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