The Mobility Report: № 40

VIDEO: Ridesharing service to help with medical transport starts in Buffalo, N.Y. LINK


Faraday Future loses another executive amid money woes LINK 


GM’s Newest Electric Car is Only 35,800 yuan, or just over $5,300.  LINK


I just love this story, How a Tiny California Town Launched a Successful Carshare Program LINK


VIDEO: Hotels like Aloft Hotel, Biltmore, DoubleTree by Hilton and Hampton Inn in Madison County, N.C. are looking to lure employees by offering a shuttle to and from work. They will create a new shuttle service if seven residents are hired at a local job fair. It would cost employees about $5. LINK


moovel acquires Hamburg-based Family & Friends Locator App LINK


University of Washington researchers learned that self-driving cars can be confused by altering street signs with stickers.  LINK


Uber Technologies Inc. is trying to unload its costly U.S. subprime car-leasing program.  The ride-hailing company’s board determined Xchange Leasing, a wholly owned subsidiary, is unsustainable and should be sold or consolidated into a smaller unit within Uber. Xchange had been estimating losses of about $500 per car, but they are actually closer to $9,000 per car.  LINK


Dutch mobility startup aims for self-driving car deployment by 2018. Amber, a spin-out of the Eindhoven University of Technology, is building a ride-sharing platform that will use student drivers to start, before switching to autonomous vehicles. LINK


Australia’s first trial of driverless vehicles on a toll road in real traffic conditions is set to start later in August on toll road. LINK

Anthony Barba

Anthony Barba

Anthony is the Mobility Report's editor. Originally from New York, he now lives with his family in Berlin. Mr. Barba's first car was a 1978 VW Scirocco.

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