Toyota going all-out with electric vehicles for the 2020 Olympics

This post was originally published on this siteThe Olympics and Paralympics are coming to Tokyo next year, and official fleet provider Toyota is planning a massive deployment of battery-electric

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Uber’s $1-per-ride ‘safe rides fee’ had nothing to do with safety

This post was originally published on this siteUber imposed a $1-per-ride surcharge it called a “Safe Rides Fee” in 2014, but it was a just a play for profit. The money collected by

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Waymo is making some of its self-driving car data available for free to researchers

This post was originally published on this siteThe data collected by self-driving cars used to be a closely guarded secret. But recently, many companies developing autonomous driving systems have

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Skip’s new scooter has a sturdier deck, bigger wheels, and a swappable battery

This post was originally published on this siteOn Wednesday, Skip unveiled a new scooter model that’s “purpose built” for heavy fleet use. It’s the latest sign that the

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New York City extends its cap on new Uber and Lyft vehicles

This post was originally published on this siteThe New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission voted Wednesday to extend its cap on the number of Uber and Lyft vehicles permitted to operate

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Uber and Lyft finally admit they’re making traffic congestion worse in cities

This post was originally published on this siteUber and Lyft have long argued that ride-hailing apps have the potential to make cities better by easing traffic and reducing personal car

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New York City’s first self-driving shuttle service is now open for business

This post was originally published on this siteNew Yorkers pride themselves on having seen it all, but if there’s one thing they have yet to set their grime-coated eyeballs on, it’s

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Electric scooters aren’t quite as climate-friendly as we thought

This post was originally published on this siteElectric scooter companies like to tout their green credentials, frequently reminding riders that every two-wheeled trip they take can help reduce

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Bird’s new electric scooter has a better battery and anti-vandalism sensors

This post was originally published on this siteIt’s been less than three months since Bird unveiled Bird One, its next-generation electric scooter designed to be more durable, powerful, and

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Cruise postpones plan to launch driverless taxi service in 2019

This post was originally published on this siteCruise will miss its goal of launching a large-scale self-driving taxi service in 2019, the GM subsidiary’s CEO Dan Ammann said in an

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