On November 2, SuperShuttle will begin limited residential service in Las Vegas. Residents in Sun City, Summerlin and Red Rock communities will be able to use SuperShuttle’s shared-ride service to and from the Las Vegas International airport.
“Stressed Stockholmers are always pushed for time, and it is easy to become depressed by the dark and cold as autumn takes hold. During October, Stockholmers only see daylight for ten hours a day – and even then it is often obscured by cloud. This affects our mood and the ‘winter blues’ can easily set […]
On April 30, 2014, the Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) adopted rules requiring a $0.30 per ride surcharge on Taxicab and Street Hail Livery (SHL) hail trips starting on January 1, 2015. These surcharges will be placed into the Taxicab Improvement and SHL Improvement Funds for the Taxicab and SHL industries. Initially, the Funds seek […]
Just a day before the inauguration of the Tesla Model S at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, the Chinese car and battery manufacturer BYD (Build Your Dreams) presented 35 of the in total 50 e-taxi models for the Brussels market. Lined up with one of Brussels famous landmarks, the Cinquantenaire archway, as a backdrop, the operators and […]
Schiphol Amsterdam Airport, Europe’s fifth airport in passenger numbers and world-wide the one with the smallest impact on the environment, will soon have a fleet of a 167 Tesla Model S-taxis. At the end of October, the first 50 were presented at the airport, supplied by 2 different taxi companies, BIOS Group (which will eventually […]
Creative Mobile Technologies LLC (CMT), announced the compatibility of its in-vehicle payment platforms with Apple’s Apple Pay Near Field Communications (NFC) wireless payment technology. Based upon the same NFC infrastructure popularized by Visa payWave and Mastercard PayPass, Apple Pay allows passengers with credit cards registered with Apple Pay on their iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 […]
Curb (formerly Taxi Magic) is rolling out Connect, a national platform to empower taxi companies and deliver the best ride experience in town. It is now operational in select cities and will be available in additional cities in the USA. Fleet customers can gain access to Curb’s new service by transitioning to Curb’s upgraded service […]
eCab has signed up Meru Cabs in India with 7 cities as part of the eCab Alliance. Meru Cabs was founded in 2007 in Mumbai and today also serves Delhi, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Jaipur, Ahmedabad and Chennai. According to eCab Meru Cabs is a market leader in high quality taxi services. • eCab opens another continent.
With FHV-companies bemoaning the death of their favourite vehicle, the Lincoln Town Car (and feverishly looking for workable and reasonably-priced alternatives), and other customers thinking the brand had virtually disappeared, Ford’s new CEO, Mark Fields, had to make a choice: kill the brand or throw money at it and revive the Lincoln brand. With a […]
Daimler AG has reorganized its cooperation with Tesla Motors Inc. Daimler terminated the share-price hedge it initiated in 2013 and has sold its stake in Tesla of approximately 4%. The cooperation between the partners on the automotive projects continues. Development work for the Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive is completed and the partnership with Tesla remains […]