Cities around the country are improving accessibility for low income people to use electric cars through car sharing programs.
Intel and Strategy Analytics have joined forces to produce a new study that explores the future societal and economic potential of pilotless vehicles.
The Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California—Davis conducted a survey on three major mobility trends: autonomous, electrified, and shared-use. The majority of survey participants believe that driverless vehicles will make up over 20 percent of the vehicles purchased in the US by 2040.
The transportation industry is rapidly evolving as public and private transportation sectors work together to offer more multimodal trip options for commuters. In the United States, we’re witnessing the rise of new technological advancements that are fueling the growth of these partnerships and the expansion of mobility options. But have you ever wondered what’s happening across the pond?
After raising more than $1 billion in venture capital, transit startup Grab is introducing private buses in to compete with Uber in Southeast Asia. Their “Grab Coaches” are initially available in Singapore, and are targeted to large groups that would need multiple standard vehicles. It’s interesting to see new ride-sharing options starting to pop up around the world, and Grab still has a lot of room to expand further.