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.
Daimler has announced that its driverless trucks are to begin testing on public roads in Virginia, the US.
Sports car maker Porsche has boosted its presence in the electric car market by increasing its stake in electric vehicle manufacturer Rimac Automobil.
Jaguar Land Rover and BlackBerry have announced the continuation of their autonomous vehicles partnership to develop the automotive company’s “next-generation vehicles”.
City authorities across the world are turning to technology and innovation to make their cities work better, be more sustainable and offer citizens a better life experience.
With petrol and diesel cars set to be banned in the UK by 2040, the electric car market is growing, with an estimated 223,000 electric cars currently on UK roads.
Porsche is stepping up its involvement in the driverless car space with a strategic investment in Israeli startup TriEye.
There are now, for the first time, more electric car charging points in the UK than there are petrol stations as growing adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) has driven a flurry of installations.
The shared mobility sector, which includes firms such as Uber and DiDi, has attracted more than $48bn worth of mergers, acquisitions and investments over a three year period, according to data analytics firm GlobalData.
On May 6 1937, the infamous Hindenburg disaster, in which an airship caught fire after an electrical spark ignited highly flammable hydrogen that had leaked out, claiming the lives of 36 people on board.
On Wednesday, the world’s largest aerospace company Boeing reported its biggest ever quarterly loss, as ongoing issues facing its 737-MAX aircraft saw the company lose $2.9bn in the last quarter.