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Ontario-based CpK Interior Products Invents ‘Anti-Viral Plastic’ That Kills 99.9% of COVID-19 on Vehicle Interior Surfaces

Ontario-based CpK Interior Products Invents ‘Anti-Viral Plastic’ That Kills 99.9% of COVID-19 on Vehicle Interior Surfaces

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

Electric Scooter Sharing Startup Lime Now Knows if You’re Riding on the Sidewalk

Electric Scooter Sharing Startup Lime Now Knows if You’re Riding on the Sidewalk

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

Ride-Sharing Startup Via Launches the Largest U.S. ‘Micro-Transit' Service in California

Ride-Sharing Startup Via Launches the Largest U.S. ‘Micro-Transit' Service in California

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, Mazda Join Toyota and SoftBank’s Autonomous Car Venture

Subaru, Mazda Join Toyota and SoftBank’s Autonomous Car Venture

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 Expands Ride Pass to 20 More U.S. Cities

Uber Expands Ride Pass to 20 More U.S. Cities

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 Launches the First Social Ride-Sharing App Called SoMo

HERE Mobility Launches the First Social Ride-Sharing App Called SoMo

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 Gains 5 Million Users with its OS for Mobility Services

The moovel Group Gains 5 Million Users with its OS for Mobility Services

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

Experts Believe Autonomous Vehicles & Ride-Sharing Services Will End Traditional Car Ownership

Experts Believe Autonomous Vehicles & Ride-Sharing Services Will End Traditional Car Ownership

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’s Dispatching Algorithm Can Minimize a City's Taxi Fleet by 30 Percent

MIT’s Dispatching Algorithm Can Minimize a City's Taxi Fleet by 30 Percent

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

GM Sees Personal Ownership & Customization of Self-Driving Cars

GM Sees Personal Ownership & Customization of Self-Driving Cars

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 Launches a Revolutionary Ride-Sharing Service in London

ViaVan Launches a Revolutionary Ride-Sharing Service in London

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

Waymo is Testing its Self-Driving Minivans in San Francisco

Waymo is Testing its Self-Driving Minivans in San Francisco

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

DENSO Investing in Car Sharing Platform Provider Ridecell

DENSO Investing in Car Sharing Platform Provider Ridecell

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

Rideshare Startup Via to Launch First Ever On-Demand Public Transit System as Alternative to Bus Service in 2 U.S. Cities

Rideshare Startup Via to Launch First Ever On-Demand Public Transit System as Alternative to Bus Service in 2 U.S. Cities

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