How Rideshares Will Blend Into OEMs When Autonomous Cars Go Mainstream

  • Diana Asatryan
  • June 1, 2017
No doubt, 2017 is the year of autonomous. Major carmakers are not only testing driverless cars, but are beginning to deploy shuttle-like autonomous ridesharing services in closed environments. Ford Motor Co., for example, vowed to have its first batch of autonomous shared shuttles available on Ford factory campuses next year. It will also launch a […]

GM Continues to Speed Ahead of Ford, Despite CEO Shift

  • Natalie Mattila
  • May 26, 2017
General Motors Co. is leading the pack in mobility, even ahead of Ford Motor Co., thanks to its Maven program, 10% investment in Lyft, and rising popularity of the Chevrolet Bolt EV, Mobility Finance has learned. “I would say GM is ahead of Ford,” an unnamed source told Mobility Finance. “I am not sure if […]

SPLT Sketches Plans to Add Carshare Model to Prep for Autonomous Future

  • Natalie Mattila
  • May 24, 2017
SAN DIEGO — There is “a lot of money” in fleet management, which is why SPLT is planning another shift in its business model to include carsharing, Kristin Welch, the startup’s head of business development and corporate strategy, said at Auto Finance Innovation 2017 last week. “We are working with a large European fleet company […]

Toyota Doubles Down on Blockchain Tech for Autonomous Vehicles

  • Emma Sandler
  • May 23, 2017
Toyota Research Institute launched a consortium yesterday to explore use-cases for blockchain in self-driving cars, signalling that this technology is “something worth exploring” within mobility, Chris Ballinger, the company’s chief financial officer and director of mobility services, told Mobility Finance. TRI partnered with MIT Media Lab and other industry players to create the digital environment. Blockchain technology sends information over a network of […]

Autonomous Vehicles to Generate $81 Billion for Auto Insurers, Study Shows

  • Emma Sandler
  • May 22, 2017
Ever since autonomous vehicles entered the cultural zeitgeist, the concern from many insurers has been that this new technology will reduce or eliminate the auto insurance industry as a whole. But a new study claims that self-driving cars may actually grow the industry by creating $81 billion in new revenue between 2020 and 2025. Autonomous […]
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