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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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
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
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
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
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
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