What is the future of urban mobility? Florian Lennert, a researcher from Berlin, says we’re likely to see computer-controlled vehicles. Together with subways, busses and bicycles, they’re set to be the foundation of a new urban mobility concept.
German premium carmaker Daimler has announced a partnership with Uber to supply self-driving cars for the US ride-hailing company as the pair seeks to become leading players in the world of autonomous driving.
By 2025, self-driving cars could lead to a steep decline in fossil fuels - and in personal car ownership. Smart electric vehicles will pick you up, drop you off, and mostly look after themselves. A realistic scenario?
While tests with self-driving cars have come a long way, Google has acknowledged that human intervention is sometimes needed to prevent accidents. Vehicles without steering wheels and pedals seem a remote idea.
With the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas just around the corner, Chief Economist Shawn DuBravac weighs in on the emerging mobility-on-demand market and shares his view on the role of data for customization.
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