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.
Some of last week’s noteworthy stories on Mobility & Transportation:
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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.
The Volkswagen Group of America has teamed up with Bosch, Continental, Nvidia, and Aquantia to form the Networking for Autonomous Vehicles (NAV) Alliance. The partners are pooling their resources and expertise to help make autonomous cars a reality by improving the Ethernet network used to transfer data.
Electric scooter startup Bird is the fastest company to reach a valuation of $1 billion. Bird, one of many scooter startups currently sweeping the US, was last valued at $400 million after closing $100 million in series B funding in early March. In late May, Bird was reported to be raising $150 million in series…
Silicon Valley’s scooter startups, which have exploded across the country over the past six months, depend largely on Chinese-made vehicles. That makes them—and one of China’s biggest smartphone companies—vulnerable as the Trump administration threaten billions more of tariffs on Chinese goods. Both the US and China have figured out $34 billion in goods that will…
Since the appearance of connected driving, cars have become increasingly vulnerable to hacker attacks. But while most drivers might view the potential threat of car hackers obviously as a curse, automated driving without
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