2019 Toyota Avalon Adds Power, Reworks Tech

Toyota's 2019 Avalon arrives a year after a generational refresh with more power, an improved Entune infotainment system, and upgrades to its suspension, Toyota has announced.

automotive-fleet.com

Driverless shuttle to deliver rides at UW–Madison

The college, which is leading the federally designated Wisconsin Automated Vehicle Proving Grounds collaboration, will host an AV on campus April 24 and 25.

metro-magazine.com

Waymo Applies to Test Driverless Cars on California Roads

If Waymo receives the new permit, it plans to begin testing near its Mountain View headquarters — the same place it has been testing its fleet of self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivans with backup drivers.

automotive-fleet.com

Ford launches on-demand NEMT service pilot

GoRide enables health systems to easily schedule and book transportation for their patients, ensuring they safely arrive to their medical appointments on time and then get back to the comfort of their own homes or residence facilities.

metro-magazine.com

How Will Driverless Cars Affect Your Fleet Business?

That burning question is front and center at the upcoming LCT Technology Summit.

lctmag.com

Using TNCs Could Be Cheaper Than Owning A Car By 2027

The cost of ridehailing is expected to decrease dramatically with the dawn of self-driving cars.

lctmag.com

What Top Dealers Can Tell Us About Trucking Trends

Connectivity, spec’ing trends, market disruptions, and market conditions are among the issues challenging dealers and their customers. We got insights from the nominees for the Truck Dealer of the Year award, presented by American Truck Dealers, Heavy Duty...

truckinginfo.com

Federal Judge Rules Uber Drivers Are Not Employees

The NLA responds to the first judicial decision on the classification of drivers under federal law.

lctmag.com

ASU student liked public transit so much he sold his car

Last summer, while traveling in Munich, Ryan Wadding saw how simple and enjoyable public transit and walking can be.

metro-magazine.com

Wabco Building New American Headquarters in Michigan

Wabco Holdings announced that it will locate its new Americas headquarters in Auburn Hills, Michigan, and is currently building the facility to...

truckinginfo.com

L.A. endorses blueprint for making city a national transportation leader

Plan would cut pollution and increase access to more transportation options in age of ridesharing and autonomous vehicles.

metro-magazine.com

Volkswagen Names New CEO

Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller is being replaced by Volkswagen brand chief Herbert Diess, in a week full of news for the German-based auto and commercial vehicle maker.

truckinginfo.com

Alstom consortium to provide driverless light metro system for Montreal

Upon completion, REM will be one of the world's largest automated transport networks, connecting downtown Montreal to the South Shore, the North Shore, the West Island, and Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport.

metro-magazine.com

Tesla Removed from Crash Investigation for Violating NTSB Rules

Tesla will no longer be able to participate in the National Transportation Safety Board investigation of a fatal crash involving a Tesla Model X after it violated the agency’s rules on sharing investigative information before being vetted and confirmed.

automotive-fleet.com

City Council approves automated people mover for LAX

The project will break ground this year, with service expected to begin in March 2023.

metro-magazine.com

Hino, VW Ink Long-Term Strategic Partnership Deal

A new, long-term, strategic agreement reached by Hino and Volkswagen will evaluate technology cooperation between the two companies with a focus on conventional powertrains, hybrid and electric powertrains, as well as connectivity and autonomous driving systems.

truckinginfo.com

Our Need for Speed: It Will Take Time for Autonomous Vehicles to Take Over

There is one major reason autonomous vehicles will not take over our nation’s highways, as opposed to our roadways, in the foreseeable future: the need for speed. There are too many people who get their thrill on by going fast.

moderntiredealer.com

Mass Transit Must Integrate Data, Tech to Be Part of Mobility Landscape

Startups and legacy industries are harnessing big data to transform and revolutionize the ways their services are offered. Among the sectors sitting on the richest mines of data is public transportation, with municipalities and service providers boasting decades...

metro-magazine.com