Michael Cheng is a legal editor and technical writer with publications for Blackberry ISHN Magazine Houzz and Payment Week. He specializes in technology business and digesting hard data. Outside of work Michael likes to train for marathons spend time with his daughter and explore new places.
Nov 18, 2016 9:20 PM WST
The introduction of driverless cars is expected to reduce collisions by up to 90 percent. And considering that most people living in urban locations leave their cars parked 95 percent of the time (according to Paul Barter, transportation adviser); insurance providers may need to revamp traditional models of insurance to stay relevant.
Nov 18, 2016 6:44 AM WST
UAE officials have launched several programs in the past five years that could boost the development of autonomous technology in the area. One of these arrangements is the Dubai Future Accelerators (DFA), which is currently the world’s largest government-supported accelerator that focuses on next-generation technologies.
Nov 17, 2016 11:05 PM WST
Not to get left behind in the transition, Toyota also wants to enter the car-sharing market. The company plans to do this with help from its “mobility services platform.” One of the products from this menu of auto-tech services includes the Smart Key Box.
Nov 17, 2016 6:44 AM WST
At the moment, there are a handful of ridesharing startups working on expanding their footprint in order to avoid getting swallowed up by larger players in the field. Such companies include Via, Gett and Juno. Out of the three startups, Juno seems to have a very clear path to success.
Nov 16, 2016 6:16 AM WST
Bikes have been around since 1817 and is considered to be one of the foundational technologies that utilizes mechanical gears. One of the major drawbacks with riding bikes is sharing public roads with aggressive drivers and large trucks.
Nov 15, 2016 5:05 PM WST
Padmasree Warrior, CEO of NextEV and one of the most influential leaders in the EV industry, elaborated on the current hurdles and challenges that manufacturers must overcome in order to reach their goals.
Nov 15, 2016 5:52 AM WST
Autonomous cars can improve traffic flow by applying specific mathematical models that reduce road congestion. One of these solutions is called queuing model, which is used to predict waiting times and length of lines. Various principles, such as First-in-First-Out (FIFO), Last-in-First-Out (LIFO) and Priority, are applicable in queuing models.
Nov 14, 2016 8:55 PM WST
According to Edmunds and Facebook, in order to leverage AI-driven chatbots, businesses must focus on messaging platforms as primary mediums for delivery and transactions.
Nov 14, 2016 7:55 PM WST
According to stats from Turo, P2P car-sharing is “already mainstream.” With over two million users and a whopping 120,000 listed vehicles, it’s now time to take car-sharing programs more seriously.
Nov 14, 2016 6:55 PM WST
At AutoMobility LA 2016, Brian Krzanich, CEO of Intel, explains the different types of information that future vehicles must make sense of in order to provide a complete in-car IoT experience.