Mercedes-Benz acquires stake in lidar maker Luminar, will use its sensors for future autonomous vehicles

Mercedes-Benz announced it will integrate Luminar’s lidar sensors into future manufacturing vehicles to allow autonomous driving capabilities. The German automaker is also taking an fairness stake in the Orlando, Florida-based company, buying a complete of 1.5 million shares. Based on Luminar’s share price of $13.45 at market shut January 19th, Mercedes-Benz is buying roughly $20.2 …

Fens initiative to boost recruits to the taxi industry

Published: 3:14 PM January 19, 2022 Updated: 7:30 AM January 20, 2022 A new academy launched to assist entice more individuals into taxi driving hopes it could “take away the fear” of coming into the industry.  Daddy Cabs, which runs a taxi service in Wimblington and around the Fens, has created a DC Academy for personal …

The 3 Biggest Future Trends In Transportation And Mobility

As a futurist, I see many industries present process enormous change. The transportation sector is a perfect instance of an business grappling with fast modifications in technology and customer expectations. In explicit, these modifications are being pushed by three main trends: electrification, automation, and servitization. The 3 Biggest Future Trends In Transportation And Mobility Adobe …

No Bus Service For Lexpress Due To Staffing Shortages

LEXINGTON, MA — A staffing shortage is causing a Lexington public bus service to halt all bus rides for the rest of the week. The journey service says they will be unable to function from Wednesday, Jan. 19, through Friday, Jan. 21. Lexpress mentioned their taxi service can be quick drivers this week, regardless of …

Taxi academy bids to ‘take away concern’ amid driver shortage

Published: 3:14 PM January 19, 2022 A new academy launched to help entice extra people into taxi driving hopes it could “take away the fear” of coming into the trade.  Daddy Cabs, which runs a taxi service in Wimblington and around the Fens, has created a DC Academy for personal rent drivers.  “There has all the …

Taxi academy bids to ‘take away worry’ amid driver shortage

Published: 3:14 PM January 19, 2022 A new academy launched to assist entice more folks into taxi driving hopes it can “take away the fear” of getting into the industry.  Daddy Cabs, which runs a taxi service in Wimblington and across the Fens, has created a DC Academy for private rent drivers.  “There has all the …

UK start-up attracts $200m forward of driverless supply trials for Asda and Ocado

A UK-based autonomous automobile firm has acquired $200m (£146m) in backing from investors because it prepares to start making driverless deliveries for the likes of Ocado and Asda. Wayve’s AV2.zero expertise, which has been designed around a “camera-first sensing suite”, has been designed to adapt relying on the needs of the fleet operator. It uses …

New Barnsley taxi & PHV licensing requirements include WHISTLE-BLOWER coverage to promote self-policing

Image credit : Pixabay remixed Barnsley Council are proposing to introduce new taxi and personal rent licensing standards, which set out the necessities and standards that should be met by everybody working in the commerce, including taxi drivers, car owners and operators. They say these new standards defend passengers and street customers and promote safety …

Ola Hasn’t Abused Dominant Position In Market, Rules NCLAT

Ola has not abused its dominant position, involved in predatory pricing or entered into anti-competitive agreements with its drivers, the appellate firm law tribunal dominated. The tribunal’s choice came earlier this month in an appeal plea filed by two different taxi aggregators challenging a call of the Competition Commission of India, which ruled that Ola …

Malton’s Station Taxis latest to join the Take Me network

Image credit score: Take Me Ambitious taxi operator Take Me has added another company to its growing portfolio, with the addition of North Yorkshire’s Station Taxis. The taxi firm operate around the Ryedale areas and have a head workplace in Malton, North Yorkshire. Station Taxis proprietor Lisa Ridsdale has joined the Take Me Group in …