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The Gig Economy’s unhappy middle class

May 3rd, 2019 at 12:33 pm » Comments Off

Uber, Lyft, Postmates, and Deliveroo. These words are now part of our everyday lexicon. With Lyft and Uber going public, we need to face facts about their business model The gig economy has changed the world. I find it hard to remember when I didn’t see hundreds of delivery scooters zipping around the city near […]



Uber launched a Saudi Arabia-only feature that lets female drivers avoid taking male passengers

April 23rd, 2019 at 11:44 am » Comments Off

Uber has launched a feature for female drivers in Saudi Arabia which means they can block men from hailing their cab. The feature, which became active in April this year, is called “Women Preferred View,” and selects nearby passengers based on their gender. Drivers can toggle on and off whether male passengers come up on […]



12 awesome flying cars and taxis currently in development

February 1st, 2019 at 2:10 am » Comments Off

These flying cars want to take your commute to new heights We were promised that the future would bring flying cars, right? We were. And the good news is that tech entrepreneurs around the world are finally getting started on creating what are commonly known as VTOL (Vertical Take-Off and Landing, pronounced vee-toll) vehicles designed […]



Despite Uber and Lyft, urban car ownership is growing

January 28th, 2019 at 1:16 pm » Comments Off

In a Reversal, ‘Car-Rich’ Households Are Growing Despite ride-hailing’s promise, vehicle ownership (and traffic) is on the rise in America’s biggest, most transit-oriented cities. So how is mobility really changing? There is no doubt that ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft are remaking how people get around major American cities. The growing availability of shared […]



Flying cars could take off as soon as 2023

January 16th, 2019 at 12:16 pm » Comments Off

The Bell Nexus hybrid electric air taxi concept is on display at the Bell booth at CES International From a one-person flying car to a luxurious five seater, companies are racing to launch the first flying car. LAS VEGAS — While CES attendees are still quite a few years away from being able to hop […]



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