Lilium, a German start-up with Silicon Valley-scale ambitions to develop a 5-passenger “flying taxi”, has raised a second, $90 million round of financing from top tech investors, as the race to to make electric-powered flying an every day event, hots up. Kate King reports. Continue reading
Taxify plans to go head to head with Uber in the highly competitive London taxi-hailing market this week, after the Silicon Valley giant allowed it to make inroads on the edges of Europe and in major African cities. Laura Frykberg reports. Continue reading
IRVINE, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (MAY 15, 2017) (REUTERS VIA SKYPE) – U.S. ride services company Lyft Inc and Alphabet Inc’s self-driving car unit Waymo have launched a self-driving vehicle partnership, bringing together two rivals to dominant ride-sharing service Uber Technologies Inc.
Ride hailing company Uber released a white paper in October that envisions a future where commuters jetting city from to city in compact aircraft is as normal as taking the train. Continue reading
Uber is launching a self-driving car service later this month in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
(BVO) – China – the big prize for Uber.
But is the ride hailing app actually winning on the mainland?
(BVO) – Black cabs one, Uber nil. Maybe.
London’s transport authority is set to unveil new proposals to regulate the cab trade.
Uber claims they’re a direct attack on its way of business.
Dutch prosecutors say they have raided Uber’s European headquarters in Amsterdam as part of a criminal investigation into whether the company is offering illegal taxi services.
(REUTERS) – Taxi drivers in Paris are angry, and they want everyone to know it.
They’ve overturned cars, blocked major roads and set fires…all to protest against the global online car service, Uber.