October 22, 2019

Google Maps has spent the best part of five months testing a new feature in India that will alert you if your taxi or ride-sharing driver begins to drive you off route, and are now ready for the start of their global launch.

The new alert feature, named 'Stay safer',...

October 17, 2019

It has been announced that the controversial rise of ride-sharing tech firm, Uber Technologies Inc, will be made into a TV series. 

The show will be an adaptation of Mike Isaac's book, Super Pumped, and will revolve around Uber's controversial CEO and founder Travis Kal...

October 16, 2019

Today Karhoo, a global mobility marketplace, announced its expansion into the Nordic region to help connect local taxi and private hire fleets with the ever-expanding tourist market.

Tourism in the Nordics has seen a significant rise in recent years; since 2014 the re...

October 16, 2019

A new mode of transport in the form of e-mopeds, will be available on the Uber app in Paris next month.

Alongside cars, bikes, scooters and transit, the addition of e-mopeds means residents and visitors of Paris will have access to more mobility options than any other...

October 16, 2019

The global fight against ride-sharing apps continued this week when taxi drivers in Serbia brought the capital, Belgrade, to a standstill. 

Taxi drivers from many major cities around the world, have at some point, demonstrated their anger and concerns surrounding the wa...

October 10, 2019

It has been announced that Porsche and aircraft makers Boeing have joined forces to bring flying taxis to the skies. 

The two companies signed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore the premium urban air mobility market and the extension of urban traffic into airspace...

October 8, 2019

A new future for city transport is in the works at NASA – a future where both people and packages will take to the air. 

And, this week, the agency is working with partner company Uber to evaluate certain things we already know and others we still need to invent to mana...

September 30, 2019

Hyundai Motor Group has appointed Dr. Jaiwon Shin as Executive Vice President and Head of its newly established Urban Air Mobility Division. 

The company expects the division to significantly alleviate long-term ground traffic congestion problems caused by mega-urbaniza...

September 24, 2019

Didi Chuxing, also known as “DiDi”, today announced that its English language interface in China, DiDi English (DiDi EN), has been used by more than 2 million users across 430 cities in China over the past two years.

Since its launch in 2017, DiDi EN has grown 16 times...

September 23, 2019

Austria’s Federal Competition Authority (BWB) are to launch an investigation in to the taxi and private hire industry after concerns the sector was becoming ‘distorted’.

The BWB announced that they are to carry out general investigations of the industry as there may b...

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