Commercial Passenger Vehicles Victoria has expanded its Multi Purpose Taxi Program for disabled residents to include Uber in a trial in Geelong, with the aim to provide more accessible mobility options for those living with disabilities.
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A collaborative study has examined how fatal and non-fatal road accidents have been affected since Uber's 2012 UK launch.
The partnership aims to develop a programme that will boost the skills and knowledge of drivers, promoting future innovation.
The functionality - in New York and the San Francisco Bay Area - allows riders to connect their Uber journey with their train journey in real-time, which aims to reduce train wait times and alleviate passenger stress.
Feedback from Lyft passengers is said to have been a positive indicator that the public is becoming comfortable with autonomous mobility.
The Wall Street Journal has reported that the new feature allows drivers to set fares up to five times more than the original price set by Uber.
The goal of the funding is to support Bolt’s product development and research in areas where the use of technology can improve the safety, reliability and sustainability of its services.
Wireless charging at taxi ranks could provide an alternative to plugs and chargepoints, meaning multiple taxis can recharge at once, supporting drivers to charge up more easily.
Over the past 10 years, Joby Aviation has reportedly developed a quiet, all-electric VTOL (vertical take-off and landing) aircraft, which aims to be instrumental in the commercial launch of the emerging on-demand urban air taxi market.
EHang reportedly has three main business pillars: urban air mobility (including passenger transportation and logistics), smart city management and aerial media.
The partnership has released a full-scale aircraft concept, which is part of an open design process, a NASA-inspired approach that is said to jump-start innovation by publicly releasing vehicle design concepts so any company can use them to innovate their air taxi models.
Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has indicated that the taxi fleet recorded an exponential growth from 81 to 5,201 vehicles, with the number of drivers increasing from 886 to 11,500 between 1995 and 2019.
The service will initially be available to a select group of users who will reportedly use an app developed by Daimler Mobility AG to book a journey by the automated S-Class vehicles from a defined pick-up point to their destination.
After seeing 1.5 million passengers and recruiting 30,000 drivers since the June 2019 London launch, Bolt has unveiled a new hub for drivers in Chiswick, London, which aims to connect current and prospective drivers.