Hamburg’s largest taxi company, Hansa Funktaxi eG 211211 (430 taxi operators, 800 cabs, 1.200 taxi drivers), just launched its new campaign ‘Helping door’. In this campaign it donates the advertising space on the 600 rear doors of 300 taxis to charitable organisations. “For us these social activities are a socio-political duty”, said Hansa Taxi CEO […]
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TaxiMagic, one of the oldest apps connecting passengers to drivers (launched January 2009) – if not the oldest app in the taxi and FHV-industry – changed its name into Curb. With the new name, dropping ‘taxi’ from its brand, the company hopes to extend its horizon in the ground transportation industry. “As Curb, we will […]
Last week, Tesla marked the continued rapid expansion of its fast-charging network by opening its 50th Supercharging location in Europe. The unveiling of the new site in Narbonne, France, is another step towards an extensive Supercharger network in Tesla’s major European markets, including the UK, Scandinavia, the DACH region, Benelux, and France.
Mercedes-Benz is striving to attain a leading position in the mid-size van segment with its new Vito model series. The highly versatile and professional van in the 2.5-3.2 t GVW segment offers a broad range of outstanding features. The new Vito is the first van in the mid-size segment to offer three different drive system […]
Mobility Ventures LLC, designer and manufacturer of the ‘inclusive’ MV-1, announced the appointment of MENA Mobility Solutions LLC, Dubai, U.A.E., as the exclusive Middle East and North African distributor for the MV-1, the world’s first and only purpose-built, universally accessible vehicle, designed from the ground up in support of wheelchair users. With its HQ in South […]
CabbyPay intends to change in-cab payments with its free, web-based payment platform. The new web based app enables cab drivers to take credit card payments quickly while avoiding the annoying wasted time and money of processing credit cards. To encourage cabbies to give the service a ‘test drive,’ CabbyPay is now offering a $20, no-obligation […]
Integrity Vehicle Solutions President Mark James testifies before London Assembly Transport Committee
After San Francisco, where the system is already operational, London might be the next stop for Ride Integrity. Mark James, Founder, President and CEO of Integrity Vehicle Solutions Company (IVSC) appeared before the London Assembly Transport Committee to testify about its Ride Integrity platform and its benefits in providing governing agencies and regulatory bodies with […]
With new CEO Pat Lashinsky at the helm, US-based travel app Taxi Magic is making its presence felt in its major markets. At the beginning of June the app surprised dozens of Los Angeles taxi users with an in-taxi comedian, games and prizes. Earlier Taxi Magic had dared Angelenos to hail a taxi in its […]
“The truck of the future is a Mercedes-Benz that drives itself.” Dr. Wolfgang Bernhard, member of Daimler’s Board of Management responsible for Daimler Trucks and Buses, came straight to the point in his description of the Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025, which had its world premiere mid-June.
In 600 branded London cabs travellers can now play in a Celebrity Cruises competition, playing for a luxury holiday. Tapit, a pioneer and global leader in contactless communications, deploys Tapit contactless infrastructure including NFC tags, QR codes & beacons that streamline how global companies deliver content to smartphone users within physical environments. The Celebrity Cruises campaign, […]