The Mobility Report : № 45

By September 21, 2017Mobility Newsletter

Here are a few of the most interesting mobility ideas & transportation stories of the week.

Transport for London(TfL) has ordered Taxify to stop operations in London just three days after launching. Taxify has appealed. LINK


Transport for London(TfL) is getting pressure from MPs to be strip Uber of its licence to operate in London after a string of controversies. LINK


Transport for London(TfL) tracked 5.6 million phones via Subway Wi-fi. They believes that following passengers will reduce overcrowding in and increase revenue from advertising. LINK


Headless car rules loosen on US Public Highways: Regulator stops demanding safety assessments. LINK


Morgan Stanley predicts shared and autonomous vehicles will add 80 basis points to annual alcoholic beverage sales growth for the next 10 years. LINK


Meter taxi drivers in Johannesburg say they are willing to die to prevent Uber drivers from invading “their territory”. LINK


Japan trials driver-less cars to help elderly people get around in rural areas. LINK


Lyft’s strategy: Be the Android of self-driving car. Lyft wants lots of self-driving car companies to build on its open network. LINK


7 things to know about the Lyft and Drive.ai partnership LINK


Volvo buys premium app-based valet service Luxe. LINK


Entities funding Lilium’s flying taxi enterprise have direct or indirect connections with Bitcoin, blockchain, and other digital currencies. LINK


Israeli start-up AdaSky building thermal cameras for self-driving cars. LINK


Dutch P2P car sharing platform SnappCar takes over German car-sharing platform Tamyca LINK


Automotive equipment supplier Magna takes on the unique traffic challenges of Berlin in order to develop self-driving software. 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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