This Week In Mobility: № 71

Ride-hailing apps are now 65% bigger than taxis in New York City LINK

  • “Autonomous vehicles may even become the first AI owned businesses, that is a vehicle could theoretically collect fares for its services into its own account, from which it pays for fuel and maintenance and upgrades itself, without actually having a human who owns or manages it at the top,”  @bojan commented on our Slack Channel.

The untold story of Uber‘s infighting, backstabbing, and multi-million-dollar exit packages. A long fascinating read.  LINK

H/T Mitko Vasilev

VIDEO: A flying taxi company backed by Alphabet CEO Larry Page unveils its all-electric autonomous plane that takes off and lands vertically. LINK

Germany Will Convert 12,000 Telecom Distribution Boxes to Car Charging Stations LINK

Digital driver’s license to let police ‘ping’ phones LINK

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Uber for dogs’ app has lost 3 NYC pooches in a month LINK

Tesla employees say automaker is churning out a high volume of flawed parts requiring costly rework  LINK

It was only a matter of time, Elon’s Musk  LINK

The EU Is Giving Teens a Month of Free Train Travel Across Europe LINK

In #MeToo era, some question need for ‘car girls’ at shows LINK

28 Industries that autonomous could turn upside down LINK

How Driverless Cars Could Disrupt The Real Estate Industry LINK

Pamela Anderson speaks out in Las Vegas against ridesharing apps LINK

This Week In Mobility: № 71

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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