Monthly Archives: June 2015


Ridesharing news

Shuddle, a new ridesharing service launched late last year, is positioning itself as a “kid-friendly” ridesharing service.

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…And in Canada

Ontario Transportation Minister Del Duca says the “the province needs to get ready for new automotive technology that will mean jobs and changes to the way we get around”.

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News from around the world

Russia’s KAMAZ is reportedly creating an artificial city to act as an autonomous driving testing ground. And more…

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Driverless tech in off-road applications

Rio Tinto has been using driverless trucks in some of its mining operations.

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More affordable & better performing technology

Use of Lidar technology in driverless vehicles is becoming more affordable.

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Nokia’s HERE is for sale …and it’s worth more than you might think

While Uber, Daimler and others are vying to acquire HERE, Apple concluded its purchase of precision mapping Coherent Navigation.

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The self-driving semi

Nevada has granted the first license for an autonomous commercial truck to operate on the state’s highways.

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More states on the driverless route

In April, the Idaho Senate passed a bill allowing self-driving car testing in the state. Off to the House now for consideration. Texas is also demonstrating interest in introducing self-driving regulations in an attempt to attract technology companies to undertake…

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Visionary politicians

any of the mobility options that are in place today require champions with vision to succeed.

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Auto OEMs and their foray into mobility services

Increasingly, auto manufacturers, cognizant of the fact that demographics, increasing urbanization and its effects as well as increased mobility options represent a threat to their business model, are vertically integrating forward into the mobility space.

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