TuSimple has plans of expanding its freight network with its partnership with Ryder. The Ryder facilities will serve as stops, or nodes, on its network to allow TuSimple to reach more customers.
The Blockchain Common Database employs blockchain technology for Mobility as a Service, enabling more than 7 million people to record and share anonymized travel history and revenue allocation daily.
Virgin Hyperloop One announced today that companies in North Carolina are officially looking into hyperloop technology as a potential regional and inter-city transportation platform.
A new report by Oxford Economics states that 20 million manufacturing jobs will be wiped out by 2030 worldwide. New jobs to fill those are likely to be created but could involve retraining.
IDC has released a new forecast that suggests spending on IoT will reach $1.1 trillion, globally, in 2023. This will be driven by sales to consumer, manufacturing, and transport sectors.
Lyft is expanding its Grocery Access Program to 14 more cities across the United States and Canada, offering families living in food deserts cheaper transportation to grocery stores.
A new delivery mechanism has been patented by Microsoft that allows for the delivery of products directly to receiving vehicles while they travel between two locations, reducing delivery times.
Uber is hiring a “micromobility robotics” team to develop self-driving scooters and bicycles that can drive themselves to charging stations. The goal is to save costs on maintenance contractors.
SoftBank's Vision Fund is believed to be preparing to invest as much as $1.5 billion in Singapore-based ride-hailing giant Grab as part of a broader effort to inject cash into Asian tech startups.
British and Dutch regulators have imposed a combined fine of more than £900,000 (~$1.149M) on Uber over the company's failure to protect user data from a series of breach incidents in 2016.
Waymo is expected to kick off its self-driving car service in Phoenix next month, marking the first commercial autonomous fleet in the world to serve the public. It'll also likely have a new brand.
You can now use Apple's Siri to lock and unlock your Volkswagen vehicle and perform other controls through the Car-Net app. The integration is available with Apple devices running iOS 12.
Waymo could be inching closer to the launch of its commercial self-driving taxi service after expanding the early rider program and testing a set of pricing models for the vehicles in Phoenix.
Anthony Foxx, former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation under the Obama administration, will serve as Lyft's chief policy officer and adviser to the company's founders.
Fiat Chrysler will deliver up to 62,000 more Pacifica minivans to Waymo. The two companies are also discussing a potential deal to license Waymo's self-driving tech to FCA's future retail vehicles.
Uber's CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is resting the company's future growth in Japan after announcing that the ride-hailing service plans to forge partnerships with taxi operators in the East Asian country.
Waymo has been approved by the Arizona Department of Transportation to start picking up and dropping off paying riders around the state using its fleet of autonomous Fiat Chrysler Pacifica minivans.
Apparently, bicycles meant for employees to get around the sprawling main campus have started disappearing, as many as 100-250 each week. And, when found, they are showing up in some strange places.
The Hyperloop One Global Challenge is a competition that allows anyone to propose a route of the Hyperloop transport system. 10 routes have won and will now be explored for further feasibility.
Hyperloop One has completed its second full-system test successfully, with the company's aluminum and carbon fiber XP-1 prototype pod going 2.7 times faster than the first test, reaching 192mph.
Elon Musk has posted a video on Instagram of a successful test of The Boring Company's car elevator that will be used at various access points along his proposed underground Hyperloop network.
The Indian transport and highways minister, Nitin Gadkari, has stated that the country will not allow driverless cars to be tested on its roads, over concerns that the technology would take away jobs.
Two Norwegian companies are building the first electric, autonomous container ship, which will cost three times more than comparable conventional ships but will cut annual operating costs by 90%.
Uber's international ride-sharing service is beginning its service integration with Facebook's Messenger application today. Limited regions will have access to start.