The Mobility Report: № 29

Uber provides a transport service and must be licensed, said European Union’s top court in a potential blow to the US firm which says, it is merely a digital enabler. (Link)

An unlikely center for automotive innovation with no car manufacturing to speak of and notorious for its bad drivers, it is Israeli startups that are drivingthe car technology revolution. (Link)

MobiDent, India’s first portable dental chain is aiming towards making dental care both accessible and affordable. (Link)

Uber is updating its Android app to begin showing departure times for busses and trains that are nearby where a passenger is getting dropped off. (Link)

BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye are to work with Delphi as a development partner and system integrator for their autonomous driving platform. (Link)

Germany’s rail network Deutsche Bahn was thrown into chaos last week when it fell victim to the cyber attack roiling the world. (Link)

A joint bid by Gett and Hadar Taxi has won the tender for tax services to Ben Gurion (Israel’s most important airport), thereby ending the taxi monopoly on the airport routes, lowering fare prices by 31%. (Link)

Apple isn’t working on a car — it’s working on something much bigger. (Link)

YayYo, a price comparison service for Uber and Lyft without revenue or a working app wants investment — by having a former Seinfield actor pitch directly to consumers via daytime cable TV ads. They predict $5 billion in bookings on its platform by 2018, and $30 billion by 2021. (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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