Insight into all things transportation and mobility, covering driverless vehicles, trends in public transportation, the rise of cycling, ride- and car-share, smart city developments, ITS, and more.
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BBL Ventures has opened the first Reverse Robotics Pitch for ExxonMobil. Interested applicants are invited to enter the challenge by March 29th for the chance at an invitation to Houston to participate in the reverse pitch the week of April 17. The prize for the winning challengers is $60,000 and eligibility for a commercial pilot.
Read more about Ola plans to acquire Ridlr to boost real-time tracking technology on Business Standard. Ola’s bold moves come at a time when Softbank is seen as exerting pressure on Uber to fold its businesses in Asia
The CEO of electric scooter-sharing provider Bird has invited other scooter- and bike-share companies’ CEOs to join him in signing the “Save Our Sidewalks” (SOS) pledge, which offers guidelines for operating a responsible vehicle-sharing business.
Daimler researches will be able to access Google’s quantum computer technology in order to research all sorts of new possibilities like artificial intelligence for autonomous driving systems and new materials for electric vehicle batteries.
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