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Karhoo wins European startup Gold Prize

Karhoo wins European startup Gold Prize

Urban mobility marketplace Karhoo won the prestigious European Startup Gold Prize for mobility on Thursday (April 11th). Beating over 500 other mobility startups to the top prize, the victory marks a milestone moment for the company which was formed just two years ago. During the main event at the European Parliament in Brussels, Karhoo alongside(…)

Korton Group splits: Korton Software joins Total Specific Solutions

Korton Group splits: Korton Software joins Total Specific Solutions

Total Specific Solutions has taken its first steps into the mobility and personal transport vertical with the acquisition of Korton Software BV, a supplier of software solutions for mobility of specific target groups. With the acquisition, TSS strengthens its portfolio of software solutions for municipalities who are responsible for taking care of the transportation needs(…)

Coming soon: Wheelchair minibus conversion for VW E-Crafter

Coming soon: Wheelchair minibus conversion for VW E-Crafter

Dutch conversion specialists Tribus, based in Utrecht, developed a wheelchair conversion for the new VW E-Crafter. The 100% electric wheelchair minibus will be available as a 8+1 with a lowered front entrance, TriflexAIR foldings seats and a wheelchair lift at the rear. There is a rising demand for zero emission passenger transport in urban areas.(…)

Irish firm scoops entire ex-Téo taxi R&D team and opens new office in Montreal

Irish firm scoops entire ex-Téo taxi R&D team and opens new office in Montreal

Shortly after Téo Taxi ceased operations at the end of January, Irish company iCabbi made a bold move – quickly securing the talented development team, and opening a new office in Montréal – all part of their vision to put taxi companies at the centre of mobility. With close ties to Montréal’s vibrant AI and(…)

Taxify rebrands as Bolt to expand its transport options beyond private cars

Taxify rebrands as Bolt to expand its transport options beyond private cars

Taxify, the ride-hailing company from Estonia backed by Didi and Daimler and now active in 30 countries, is making a key shift in its business today (March 8, 2019) as it gears up for its next stage of growth, TechCrunch reports. The company is removing “taxi” from its name and rebranding as Bolt, the same(…)

Cars Taxi orders Pointguard smart roof signs for the Abu Dhabi fleet

Cars Taxi orders Pointguard smart roof signs for the Abu Dhabi fleet

Cars Taxi Services Co. LLC has one of the largest taxi fleets in the United Arab Emirates with more than 5.000 taxis across UAE and GCC. The company was first among the taxi companies in Abu Dhabi to use low-emission hybrid cars and is now also the first AD Silver taxi company to step into(…)

Daimler Financial Services becomes Daimler Mobility

Daimler Financial Services becomes Daimler Mobility

Following the growing success of its moovel and car2go mobility services and its mobility joint venture with BMW, Daimler Financial Services (Daimler FS) will be rebranded Daimler Mobility later this year, it was announced as the company published its annual report – FleetMobility reports.   The financial division of Daimler AG had a successful 2018: about half(…)

More green (hydrogen) taxis for Denmark

More green (hydrogen) taxis for Denmark

The Danish government has presented a plan to kickstart the green transition for the taxi sector. From 2025 all taxis in Denmark must be zero emission and from January 2019, all current green taxis will receive benefits. All taxi drivers who own a zero-emission car, such as a hydrogen fuel car, will now be guaranteed(…)

Dubai Taxi fleet adds 1,090 new vehicles – mostly hybrids

Dubai Taxi fleet adds 1,090 new vehicles – mostly hybrids

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai on Saturday announced it will be adding 1,090 new vehicles to the Dubai Taxi fleet. According to Gulf News, the new vehicles will include 776 hybrid vehicles powered by fuel and electricity. This means the total number of hybrid vehicles in the Dubai Taxi fleet will grow(…)

mytaxi, Europe’s leading taxi app, announces new management structure.

mytaxi, Europe’s leading taxi app, announces new management structure.

- Eckart Diepenhorst has been appointed acting CEO of mytaxi – Diepenhorst will be supported by Johannes Mewes (CPO), Andy Batty (acting COO), Thomas Zimmermann (CMO), Jan Sören Ramm (CTO) and Lena Dröge (People Director) – Marc Berg is the new CEO of mytaxi’s Parent Company Intelligent Apps mytaxi, Europe’s leading taxi app, earlier this(…)

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