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KAPTYN – Smart Mobility Taxi Technology Company Reaches 60 Million Rides

KAPTYN – Smart Mobility Taxi Technology Company Reaches 60 Million Rides

Disruptive taxi technology company KAPTYN announced today that their taxi platform served its 60th Million ride in the U.S market. Boasting a robust platform centered around the only NIST and NCWM certified Smart Meter, KAPTYN provides a sustainable smart taxi solution to fleets and drivers and is bridging the innovation gap between legacy taxi service and new-age mobile demand and ride-sharing companies. KAPTYN has taken(…)

Addison Lee opens new £ 5 million high tech centre

Addison Lee opens new £ 5 million high tech centre

Europe’s leading car service, Addison Lee, announced the opening of Europe’s biggest and most advanced service and driver training facility in the private vehicle hire sector. Called Grand Union, the £5m project is the largest investment that the industry has ever seen in driver support. The new base near Heathrow will officially open at the(…)

Ford Smart Mobility acquires Chariot to boost its smart city transit plans

Ford Smart Mobility acquires Chariot to boost its smart city transit plans

Ford Smart Mobility, the company founded by Ford Motor Company to help provide alternate means of transportation, just made its first acquisition: Chariot, the San Francisco-based commuter ride-sharing startup, writes TechCrunch. For Ford, the move will make Chariot the cornerstone of its shuttle and mobility programs in cities going forward. Ford sees the startup as the(…)

Former regulator Gabe Klein launches CityFi

Former regulator Gabe Klein launches CityFi

Gabe Klein is the former Commissioner of the Chicago and Washington DC Departments of Transportation. In both cities he revamped technology platforms and government processes while focusing on putting people first vs. automobiles on city streets.   This included launching two of the first and largest bikeshare systems in the U.S. and building protected bike(…)

Frost & Sullivan appoints Ford Motor Company veteran John Fleming as new Mobility Consultant

Frost & Sullivan appoints Ford Motor Company veteran John Fleming as new Mobility Consultant

Frost & Sullivan, the Global Growth Consulting and Partnership Company, is pleased to announce the latest addition to the firm’s Mobility practice, John Fleming. Fleming will be joining Frost & Sullivan as an industry Consultant, supporting thought leadership and advisory services revolved around the Future of Manufacturing.“It is our honour and pleasure to welcome John(…)

Autocab and Karhoo partner, adding 140.000 more cars to the network

Autocab and Karhoo partner, adding 140.000 more cars to the network

Karhoo, the new cab comparison and booking app, has partnered with Autocab, the world’s largest taxi dispatch system, to integrate and align their technological solutions, which will allow all of Autocab’s fleets to seamlessly join the Karhoo platforms. Autocab operates in 26 countries and 320 cities, from Australia to Spain to the UK, has 60(…)

MaaS Finland now MaaS Global

MaaS Finland now MaaS Global

MaaS Finland has officially changed its name to MaaS Global. The company also has a new logo and visual identity that will be used in the company material and its communications channels. ”Our new name better supports our global approach as we will be expanding the service to other countries already this year. We are still proud of(…)

Google Patents Sticky Car Hood to Trap Pedestrians in a Collision

Google Patents Sticky Car Hood to Trap Pedestrians in a Collision

Google has a solution to help mitigate injuries in the event a pedestrian and a self-driving car collide: human flypaper. In a patent issued this week, the search giant describes a “system for protecting a colliding object from a secondary impact, after an initial impact with a vehicle.” The patent calls for a giant sticker(…)

DivvyRide a new driver focused rideshare app is now available

DivvyRide a new driver focused rideshare app is now available

DivvyRide is a Chicago-based rideshare startup that is addressing the need for better earnings and higher job satisfaction for rideshare drivers. Our major point of differentiation is that we focus on the 3 million plus drivers in the United States as our primary customers. Our business model makes us unique when compared to all other(…)

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