Transport for London renews ViaVan microtransit service for 3 years

ViaVan has provided more than 7M rides in London and saved 2M vehicle miles by pooling multiple passengers into shared vehicles.

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A closer look at DCTA’s MaaS contracting model

The agency approved 30 contracts to explore possible mobility options, including bike-share, microtransit, and autonomous vehicles.

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The Uncertain World of Truck Tires

Expect higher prices and tighter supplies. Imports of radial truck tires from China into the U.S. have dropped 25% in the first three months of 2019, from more than 1.8 million to just shy of 1.4 million, compared to the same period a year ago.

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Swedish EV Manufacturer, AV Startup to Deploy Robo Taxis in Europe

Founded in 2012 after acquiring the assets of Saab, NEVS will integrate AutoX’s autonomous drive technology into NEVS’ next-gen vehicle architecture.

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Ford, VW Partner on Autonomous Driving, High-Volume EV for Europe

Volkswagen will invest in Ford's Argo AI autonomous vehicle platform. Ford will use VW’s electric vehicle architecture to design and build at least one high-volume fully electric vehicle in Europe for European customers starting in 2023.

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Ford, VW Reach Deal on Global Technology Partnership

Ford Motor Co. and Volkswagen AG have forged a new partnership centered on electric-vehicle and autonomous driving technology that calls for billions of dollars in investments and the introduction of a range of new vehicles.

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Trinity Metro to add 4 35-foot New Flyer Xcelsior CHARGE buses

The zero-emission buses support a new route called The Dash.

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NTSB Ends Investigation Into Driverless Shuttle Accident

A unique case of miscommunication between a truck driver and a self-driving vehicle that led to a minor accident in Las Vegas may give us a glimpse into a future where autonomous vehicles and human driven vehicles share the road.

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<i>SBF</i> Parent Announces Professional Association for Transportation, Fleet Industries

Bobit Business Media, the parent company of School Bus Fleet, establishes a new association: the Global Ground Transportation Institute.

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METRO Magazine parent co. launches transportation, fleet association

Global Ground Transportation Institute is geared toward limousine, shuttle bus, motorcoach and autonomous vehicle industries.

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Via unveils its first autonomous vehicle service as pilot

The partnership with local bus operator Busways and tech provider EasyMile serves a community in New South Wales, Australia.

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NTSB completes Las Vegas autonomous shuttle crash investigation

There were no injuries to the seven passengers and one attendant aboard the shuttle or to the driver of the truck.

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Governors Highway Safety Group Joins Autonomous Vehicle Coalition

The Governors Highway Safety Association has joined Partners for Automated Vehicle Education in an effort to help disseminate factual safety information about automated vehicles to policymakers, the media, and motorists, according to the group.

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Bobit Business Media Announces Professional Association for Transportation and Fleet Industries

The Global Ground Transportation Institute is readying to serve all fleet sectors worldwide and help them grow business.

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Sneak Peek: Industry Group Ready for a New Ground Game

Q&A: Global Ground Transportation Institute executive director Sarah Gazi outlines the launch of an expansive resource for bus, limo, and fleet operators.

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Denver's Uber Transit app showing strong initial performance, growth

Riders are using the Uber app to plan and book their transportation from home, to work, to appointments, and to the airport.

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Uber CTO Says Profits Still Years Away

The TNC is hanging its hopes on self-driving cars and spending aggressively to develop the software and tech.

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Enterprise, National Win Travel Agency Awards

Enterprise Rent-A-Car was most recently honored at the 2019 TravelAge West WAVE (Western Agents’ Votes of Excellence) Awards. The brand earned Best Travel Agent Support and Highest Client Satisfaction – two out of the three awards given in the car rental category.

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