Ride-hailing startup Bolt will now pay its UK drivers sick pay if they have been affected by Covid-19 coronavirus.
Starship Technologies has launched the first robot delivery service in a UK town centre with the rollout of its service in central Milton Keynes.
Ride-hailing startup Bolt will now suspend the accounts of drivers affected by the coronavirus, after previously choosing to leave preventative measures at the discretion of contractors using its platform.
Shared transportation companies Bird and Lime are both increasing the rate they clean their electric scooters during the coronavirus pandemic.
Estonian ride-hailing startup Bolt doesn’t plan to go public in the “near term”, the firm’s CEO and co-founder Markus Villig has said, as it learns from the failed IPOs of rivals Uber and Lyft.
The artificial intelligence (AI) captain that will take the helm of the Mayflower Autonomous Ship when it embarks on a historic unmanned voyage across the Atlantic later this year is set to begin its first sea trials this month.
Technology giant Cisco and autonomous vehicle software developer Oxbotica have announced a partnership to tackle the immense challenge of data sharing in autonomous fleets.
The ever-evolving, rapidly innovative landscape of the delivery industry has resulted in an arms race between companies to provide the fastest service, best partners and highest-quality customer experience.
The UK travel and mobility industry is set to be transformed by data with the launch of a national data exchange named ConVEx.
For many UK commuters, the country’s rail industry may evoke feelings of frustration, with the announcement earlier this month that rail fairs will rise by 2.7%, despite train delays causing passengers to lose almost four million hours in 2018 according to Which?
Automotive giants Hyundai and Kia have announced they are investing €100m in UK electric car manufacturer Arrival.
Uber and Hyundai have announced that they are partnering for the development of an aerial ride-sharing network.
The Department for Transport recently claimed it wants to see fully autonomous cars tested on UK roads by 2021.
With a number of companies in the automotive space pushing to get their autonomous vehicles on the roads, the urban mobility landscape looks likely to continue to transform in 2020.
Autonomous vehicles received the largest percentage of private artificial intelligence (AI) investment for 2018 and 2019.
A report into safety during Uber rides in the US has revealed that there were over 3,000 sexual assault incidents in 2018 alone.
Thanks to advances in electric, connected and driverless vehicles, the automotive industry is arguably undergoing its most radical transformation since the invention of the motor car back in 1885.
Autonomous vehicle (AV) pilots and small-scale roll outs have been brought into the mainstream in recent years by high profile brands such as Uber and Google’s Waymo.
Transport for London has announced that Uber will not be given a new London licence after it was deemed “not fit and proper” to hold a licence in the capital, prompting many to look for alternatives.
Uber has been denied a new licence to operate in London by Transport for London (TfL), with the transport body arguing that the ridesharing app is not “fit and proper”.
Urban air mobility, the emerging field of electric drone taxis that are the real-life realisation of flying cars, will create a step-change in how far we are able to easily travel within a given time, prompting profound lifestyle changes, according to Daniel Wiegand, CEO of Lilium Aviation.
The city of Gothenburg in Sweden, will soon have an additional 157 electric buses in operation following the largest single electric bus order in Europe.
One thing most travellers can agree on is that the airport experience could be improved.
Volocopter, one of the key contenders in the emerging urban air mobility industry, has drawn investment from automotive memory supplier Micron Technology as part of its Series C funding round.
Electric air taxi startup Lilium has successfully completed its first phase of test flights, bringing it one step closer to flying customers across cities.
EHang, a creator of autonomous aerial vehicles (AAVs), has announced a partnership with telecoms giant Vodafone to build an urban air mobility ecosystem that will lay the foundations for drone taxis to be become key part of urban transport.
NASA has taken delivery of its first completely electric aircraft, the experimental X-57 electric plane, in what the agency has called a “major milestone” for the project.
71% of consumers believe self-driving cars will drive better than humans or will outperform human drivers in a decade, according to a worldwide consumer survey commissioned by engineering simulation company ANSYS.
Hyundai has become the latest company to delve into the world of futuristic ‘flying car’ type technologies with the launch of its Urban Air Mobility Division.
Transport for London (TfL) has rejected Uber’s appeal for a full licence, instead granting the ride hailing firm a two-month private hire operator licence extension.