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Redefining Urban Mobility

A new EY report, Urban Mobility Redefined, finds the lines blurring among such shared transportation alternatives as car-sharing, ride-sharing and other non-traditional modes of personal transportation.


Taiwan Threatens to Fine Uber Drivers $780,000 Each

December 06, 2016

Three lawmakers in Taiwan are pushing for legislation that would suspend the licenses of those found driving for ride-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc. and fine each of them the equivalent of $780,000.

Ford Raising $2.8 Billion to Fund Work on Mobility

December 05, 2016

Ford Motor Co. will raise $2.8 billion in long-term debt to help pay for research and development in electric vehicles, self-driving cars, ride-sharing services and other mobility efforts.

Denso, U-Michigan Will Test Car-Sharing Tech

December 02, 2016

Electronics supplier Denso Corp. is partnering with the University of Michigan’s campus in Dearborn to test car-sharing technology and service strategies.

Volvo Redefines Busload

December 01, 2016

Truckmaker AB Volvo has unveiled a 30-meter-long (98-ft) bus capable of carrying 300 passengers, which the company says sets world records for length and capacity.

Nissan to Offer Connectivity for Older Vehicles

November 29, 2016

Nissan Motor Co. says it will soon offer its customers in India and Japan an aftermarket device that enables older vehicles to receive maintenance alerts, make automatic service appointments and order needed replacement parts ahead of the service visit.

BMW Expands Mobility Venture Capital Fund

November 28, 2016

BMW AG is widening the scope of its U.S.-based BMW i Ventures LLC fund, moving the venture capital company from New York City to Silicon Valley and hiking its investment capital fivefold to €500 million ($533 million).