Ontario-based company CpK Product Interiors Inc., a Tier 1 supplier of automotive interior components, announced it developed a line of “anti-viral” material formulations for hard and soft plastics, such as those used in vehicle interiors. The company claims that its formulation kills 99.9% of SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for Covid-19, on material surfaces in less than 60 minutes. Founded in 2010, CpK is a subsidiary of automaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.
Eric Walz2020-11-19 07:50 PT
Lime, one of the most visible electric scooter-sharing startups, has developed new technology to keep its scooters off sidewalks. The company's new technology detects if a rider is traveling on a sidewalk using sensors on the scooter that detect the small gaps between each concrete sidewalk slab.
FutureCar Staff 2020-01-28 16:35 PT
Transportation startup Via announced a new ride-hailing deployment in California in partnership with the Sacramento California Regional Transit District. Using the Via-powered app, customers will be able to summon a public transit vehicle to pick them up.
Eric Walz2020-01-13 15:45 PT
Subaru and Mazda are joining Toyota and SoftBank’s venture to develop services that will use autonomous cars. Together, all of the major companies are looking to come out with a ride-sharing service.
Vineeth Joel Patel2019-07-06 07:30 PT
Uber riders looking to pay a monthly fee for discounted rates for rides with the ride-sharing service don’t need to be in Los Angeles, Miami, Denver, Austin, or Orland, as the company expanded its subscription service to other cities.
Vineeth Joel Patel2019-03-31 07:00 PT
HERE Mobility, the mobility unit of mapping company HERE Technologies, announced today the launch of their new all-in-one mobility app called SoMo, which is short for “social mobility”.
FutureCar Staff 2019-01-07 10:19 PT
The moovel Group, a Daimler subsidiary providing Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS), has reached five million users. The platform is growing in popularity and gained over two million users in the past year alone, a 71 percent increase since first launching in 2015.
Jacky Ho2018-08-02 17:41 PT
Energy and transportation disruption expert, Antonio Seba, claims that traditional automobile ownership will fall by the waist side as consumers move toward using ride-sharing services and autonomous cars.
Vineeth Joel Patel2018-07-23 09:00 PT
MIT researchers have developed an algorithm that makes taxi fleets more efficient. The researchers say they’ve found an efficient dispatching algorithm that can cut a city’s fleet of taxis by 30 percent.
Eric Walz2018-05-25 11:14 PT
Although industry analysts are predicting a decline in car ownership as car sharing and on-demand mobility services take hold, General Motors foresees a future where self-driving cars are still customizable and personally owned.
Derrick Smith2018-05-10 17:43 PT
ViaVan, the joint venture between Via and Mercedes-Benz Vans, announced today the launch of its shared ride service in London as an alternative to Uber.
Eric Walz2018-04-05 17:57 PT
After its Chysler Pacifica minivans outfitted with self-driving hardware were spotted on the streets of San Francisco, Waymo has confirmed that its fleet of self-driving vehicles are conducting testing in the city.
Eric Walz2018-01-12 16:26 PT
Global automotive supplier and technology leader DENSO today announced it will invest in San Francisco based Ridecell Inc., the leading platform for car-sharing and ride-sharing operators, as a significant contributor to the company's recent Series B funding round.
Eric Walz2017-12-20 11:32 PT
Commuters in Arlington, Texas and West Sacramento, California may find it easier to get around, as both cities have selected New York based Via, a provider of dynamic on-demand shared rides, to launch a pioneering comprehensive on-demand public transit solution.
Eric Walz2017-11-08 12:52 PT
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