What Does the Lyft, Waymo Partnership Mean for GM?

  • Emma Sandler
  • May 15, 2017
Lyft and Waymo confirmed a partnership with each other yesterday to advance autonomous cars, appearing to provide evidence that Lyft might be distancing itself from its other major self-driving car partner — General Motors Co. However, that’s just the appearance. GM has invested $500 million in Lyft to develop autonomous vehicle technology together, and has teamed up for a slew of […]

Will Monetizing Mobility Data in China Become a Concern for OEMs?

  • Emma Sandler
  • April 28, 2017
As vehicles become increasingly internet-connected, as well as vehicle-to-vehicle connected, many OEMs are being asked whether the Chinese government will bar certain OEMs from profiting off of consumer data without the assistance of a Chinese internet company. The communist Chinese government has previously banned American internet sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Google from operating in the country, which […]