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Can Fractional Car Ownership Work?

A couple of weeks ago, Ford Motor Company somewhat quietly announced that next month, it’s beginning a leasing pilot program in Austin that will enable three to six people to lease a Ford Vehicle together.<p>It’s not alone in thinking about fractional car ownership. Audi is similarly trying out a …

The Sharing Economy is Booming in Helsinki: Here's Why

<i>Celebrating Restaurant Day August 18, 2013 in Helsinki. (Restaurant Day / Roy Bäckström)</i>

Sharing Economy

How secure are New York City's new Wi-Fi hubs?

The first of New York City's public Wi-Fi hubs went live yesterday, offering free gigabit-fed Wi-Fi to anyone within 150 feet of the stations on Third Avenue. These are the first of 7,500 such hubs, each equipped with USB charging ports and custom-built tablets for web browsing, spread throughout …

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VOTY - Varebil og Transport | Alt om de nye varebiler

25. maj 2018<p>Det var en ret sikker sejr til Iveco Daily Blue Power, der i dag vandt…<p>25. maj 2018<p>(OSLO) Iveco lancerer nu sin nyeste Stralis-model, der …

Superfast hyperloop to hurtle into action in 36 months

Plans to build a fully functioning hyperloop in the US are zooming along at a rapid pace.<p>The futuristic tubular transportation system, first envisioned by entrepreneur Elon Musk, could be carrying its first passengers through Kings County in Central California in three years.<p>"In 36 months we will …

LinkNYC's free gigabit WiFi is here, and it is glorious

I'm standing on the corner of 15th Street and Third Avenue in New York City, and I'm freezing. But my iPhone is on fire. After connecting to one of LinkNYC's gigabit wireless hotspots, the futuristic payphone replacements that went live for beta testing this morning, I'm seeing download speeds of …

Uber’s Food Delivery Service Is About to Get Its Own App

Uber wants to start delivering meals to your doorstep. The ride-hailing service is planning to expand its nascent UberEats program via a standalone …

US Government Plans To Invest $4B In Autonomous Driving Research Over The Next 10 Years

Every car manufacturer now has an autonomous driving program, but the rules and regulations around actually driving autonomous cars on public roads remain scattershot.<p>Now, the U.S. government is starting to work on a national policy for autonomous cars, and it’s promising to invest $4 billion over …

Taxinæringen kunne endret seg i møtet med Uber, men lot være. | Bjørn Stærk

Drosjeeierne vil heller snakke om Ubers problemer enn å løse sine egne.

Why taxi drivers are suddenly getting nicer

Taxi drivers are hamstrung in their ability to compete with Uber. They don't control the major lever of competition, the ability to lower their fares. They aren't allowed to surge price either, which can boost the supply of cars when and where passengers need them. In many markets, they can't let …

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I'm Saving $3,180 a Year by Giving Up My Car and Taking Uber Instead

Here's how the math works out.<p>This past year, I traded in my vehicle for a bicycle and the Uber app. So far, this decision has saved me some serious …

Uber, Lyft drivers know they will be replaced by self-driving cars

Kristina Lara could easily be the poster child for Lyft. A single mother, Lara began driving for the ride-hailing startup in Dallas-Fort Worth to …

Peak pollution level ‘lowest’ in Delhi as odd-even scheme deemed successful

The car rationing “odd-even” scheme, which has reduced the traffic volume, has managed to bring down the peak level of pollution in the national …

Pollution

The $200 Uber Ride And The Realtime Data-Driven Sharing Economy

In what has become a holiday tradition, the morning after major events like New Year’s Eve is dominated by headlines of horror stories about Uber surge pricing, with yesterday morning being no exception. ABC News reported today on a couple who paid nearly $70 for a normally $10 ride after four …

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8 Things Top Bike Cities Have Done to Promote Safer Cycling

<b>Salt Lake City, Utah,</b> has the first protected bike intersection.<br>Intersections are where most car-bicycle collisions take place, so this year Salt Lake City built one of the nation’s first “protected bike intersections” to make cycling in the Utah capital a lot safer. Based on infrastructure …

Delhi’s ambitious plan to crack down on air pollution has some serious loopholes

Beginning Jan. 1, the New Delhi government will take on the city’s choking air pollution head-on by allowing car owners to drive only every other day — cars with license plates ending in odd numbers on one day, even numbers on the next.<p>But even before the city's residents begin their tryst with …

Uber will offer chopper service in India for Christmas

Uber will be operating a one-day helicopter service on Dec. 25 to help Indians celebrate Christmas on a literal high. Residents of Delhi, Mumbai and …

Milan announces traffic ban to combat smog

A three-day ban on daytime traffic has been scheduled next week for the Italian city of Milan. Pollution levels in the city have reached dangerous …

Bringg Raises $5 Million So Any Business Can Offer An Uber-Like Experience

If on-demand is the future of delivery, a startup called Bringg aims to help established businesses better compete with the likes of Amazon and Uber going forward. The company has now raised $5 million in Series A funding to further develop its web and mobile platform that businesses to move into …

Sharetribe lets you create your own sharing economy platform

An example of a "rodeo queen" consignment website built on Sharetribe, which enables users to create their own marketplaces. Photo credit: Rodeo …

Getting Over Taxis

I find Susan Crawford’s arguments in Getting Over Uber puzzling and unconvincing on a number of fronts.<p>First, consider the statement:<p>Uber drivers …