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.
Here is what is good in transport and mobility this week, from Timo, Manuel, and James
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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.
Cab aggregators Ola and Uber have received notices from the transport department of the government of Karnataka asking them to explain why they are continuing to collect time-based charges from cab riders in contravention of a specific law in place in the state that prevents such charges.
Apple to join hands with Volkswagen in employee transport technology - Even as people are not too confident of autonomous technology, Apple is reportedly partnering with Volkswagen to use the technology for its employee transport.
Changing our lifestyles and the way we travel could have as big – if not more of an impact on carbon dioxide transport emissions, as electric vehicles and the transport technology revolution, according to new research. The study uses Scotland as an example and suggests that, radical lifestyle change can show quicker results than the gradual transition to Electric Vehicles and phasing out of conventional petrol and diesel vehicles.
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