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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 a toll road. LINK

Anthony Barba

As the founder of mobility as a marketing consultancy pumpkin, Anthony helps brands utilize transportation to increase their competitive advantage & create new revenue streams. once gave TEDx talk on how the rise of the mafia in las vegas is connected to the future of mobility … then walked off stage to buy his daughter a Spider-Man action figure next door.

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