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Uber is launching a rental car service inside its app

April 17th, 2018 at 7:58 am » Comments Off

Uber is launching a rental car network in partnership with Getaround, the ride-hailing company announced today (April 11). San Francisco-based Getaround lets users find and instantly book vehicles from private car owners, all through a mobile app. The new Uber Rent platform, which is scheduled to launch later this month in San Francisco, will make […]



Who’s really going to own autonomous cars?

April 7th, 2018 at 9:55 am » Comments Off

Two mega trends are coming together: The Collaborative Economy and the Autonomous World, which means shared mobility from self-driving cars. Early this year, we published a research report on the Business Models of Self-Driving Cars, and we’ve presented our findings at a number of industry events. A commonly asked question is: “In the future, will […]



Boring Company will prioritize pedestrian transportation over cars, says Musk

March 19th, 2018 at 7:24 am » Comments Off

When Elon Musk first unveiled The Boring Company, its plan was to create a network of underground tunnels used to transport vehicles at high speeds to help bypass and eliminate traffic. Now the founder has come out with an updated vision, saying that The Boring Company’s tunnels will first focus on transporting pedestrians and cyclists […]



Elon Musk’s Boring Company gets preliminary permit for NYC-DC Hyperloop

February 25th, 2018 at 10:20 am » Comments Off

A 29-minute trip from D.C. to New York may seem too good to be true. And it very well may be. But that isn’t stopping Elon Musk from pushing forward with plans to build a Hyperloop along the eastern corridor.



The first electric aircraft to enter serial production takes flight

February 2nd, 2018 at 8:28 am » Comments Off

Slovenia-based Pipistrel has announced series production of the Alpha Electro electric aircraft. The first serially-built unit took its first flight earlier this month.



Revolve: The wheel in foldable form

February 2nd, 2018 at 8:01 am » Comments Off

Revolve was invented and designed by Andrea Mocellin with the aim to be the first modular wheel, which in turn will open new frontiers for the present and future of foldable vehicles.



Boeing built a giant drone that can carry 500 pounds of cargo

January 16th, 2018 at 10:57 am » Comments Off

Boeing today unveiled a giant drone that’s capable of lifting a 500 pound payload. Calling it an “unmanned electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) cargo air vehicle (CAV) prototype,” the aerospace giant said it could serve as a precursor for future autonomous flying aircraft.



Intel Shows Off Volocopter – A Battery-Operated Flying Car At CES 2018

January 10th, 2018 at 11:07 am » Comments Off

At Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2018 in Las Vegas, Intel today showed off its prototype of Volocopter, which according to the company is “essentially a flying car”. However, it is basically a drone that is big enough to carry a passenger.



Virgin Hyperloop One hits new top speed

December 20th, 2017 at 11:56 am » Comments Off

Virgin Hyperloop One sets a speed record and lands $50m in financing.



Elon Musk’s Boring Company just revealed a map of its proposed LA tunnel system

December 5th, 2017 at 3:23 pm » Comments Off

The red segment represents the “proof-of-concept” tunnel that would be used to run tests. The blue segments are potential expansion routes if the tunnels are approved to use for public transportation.



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