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Next-Gen Mobility News, August 4th

Vol. 11      Self-driving startup Argo AI hits $7.5 billion valuationTech Crunch, July 30thAutonomous vehicle technology startup Argo AI is valued at $7.5 billion, just a little more than three years after the company burst on the scene with a $1 billion investment from Ford. Uber, Lyft drivers win N.Y. unemployment insurance paymentsBloomberg, July 28thUber Technologies Inc. and Lyft […]

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Next-Gen Mobility News, July 21st

Vol. 10      How autonomous vehicles could improve mobility for the poorThe Verge, July 17thOne of the expected benefits of autonomous vehicles is improving access to transportation for underserved populations. Why it matters: Transportation is often too expensive, inconvenient or even non-existent in poor communities. The delivery robot revolution is not quite ready for primetimeAuto Week, July […]

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Next-Gen Mobility News, July 7th

Vol. 9     Uber acquires meal delivery service Postmates for $2.65 billionThe Verge, July 6thUber will acquire food delivery service Postmates in a $2.65 billion all-stock deal intended to give the ride-hail company a much-need jolt after its offer to buy Grubhub fell apart amid antitrust scrutiny. Postmates’ app will continue to run separately after the acquisition, but […]

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Next-Gen Mobility News, June 23rd

Vol. 8     Lyft cuts carbon offsets, promises to transition to electric vehicles by 2030CNN Business, June 17thLyft is making a pledge to offer rides only in electric vehicles by 2030, while it also canceled a program to help fight climate change by offsetting carbon emissions. The company is scrapping the carbon offset program it launched […]

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Next-Gen Mobility News, June 9th

Vol. 7 Welcome to the next edition of our bi-weekly recap of the latest and greatest in connected and on-demand mobility.  If you’re not already receiving this email, you should be: Subscribe Peer-to-peer carshare service Turo is expanding to BCDaily Hive, May 28thTuro announced Thursday it has “imminent” plans to expand its operations in British Columbia, after […]

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Next-Gen Mobility News, May 26th

Vol. 6 Welcome to the 6th edition of our bi-weekly recap of the latest and greatest in connected and on-demand mobility. We hope you and your loved ones are safe and well! As restrictions continue to be lifted in parts of the US, one of the areas we are keeping an eye on are the short and long-term […]

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Next-Gen Mobility News, May 12th

Vol. 5 Welcome to the 5th edition of our bi-weekly recap of the latest and greatest in connected and on-demand mobility.  We hope you and your loved ones are staying safe. As we start to see some restrictions being lifted in some areas of the US, we are particularly focused on the long-term effects COVID-19 […]

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Next-Gen Mobility News, April 28th

Vol. 4Welcome to the 4th edition of our bi-weekly recap of the latest and greatest in connected and on-demand mobility. We hope you and your loved ones are staying safe as we navigate the impact of COVID-19 on the mobility industry.   If you’re not already receiving this email, you should be:  Subscribe GSA’s new governmentwide contract standardizes use […]

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Next-Gen Mobility News, April 14th

Vol. 3 Welcome to the 3rd edition of our bi-weekly recap of the latest and greatest in connected and on-demand mobility. We will continue to navigate the impact of COVID-19 on the mobility industry, and hope you and your loved ones are staying safe and well. Coronavirus turns Uber into gig platform for all work […]

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Next-Gen Mobility News, March 31st

Welcome to the 2nd edition of our bi-weekly recap of the latest and greatest in connected and on-demand mobility. Our goal was to create a one-stop newsletter to give you updates in what’s happening in the world of shared / on-demand / connected / AV / MaaS / mobility transportation. While we still intend to […]

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