Up Sonder Eyes Drone Delivery Partnerships Post Nationwide Launch

  • Emma Sandler
  • March 1, 2017
Up Sonder launched today with the help of UberRUSH and Postmates, but that’s only a fraction of the company’s ambitions. The online drone rental company will also expand internationally, develop corporate partnerships, and ultimately own enough rooftop real estate to create a drone super highway, Mobility Buzz has learned. National drone rental is only Phase 1 of Up Sonder’s […]

First DOT Automation Committee Meeting Seemed Promising

  • Diana Asatryan
  • January 17, 2017
The U.S. Department of Transportation summoned the mobility dream team yesterday, with members ranging from tech rockstars – like Waymo’s CEO John Krafcik – to policymakers and OEMs, to set the groundwork for its newest Automation Committee. The committee is intended to serve as an advisory board to the DOT regarding the most pressing and relevant matters […]

Amazon Makes Its First Drone Delivery [VIDEO]

  • Larissa Padden
  • January 6, 2017
The U.K. government gave Amazon special permission to test Drone Deliveries near the company’s Cambridge facility. The first delivery took just 13 minutes to arrive, after the order was placed. Last Updated: 6th January, 2017, 7:04 PM

INRIX OpenCar Ecosystem Tops 2,200 Developers

  • JJ Hornblass
  • January 4, 2017
Buried in an announcement that it would integrate Amazon Alexa into its connected car services, INRIX disclosed that its OpenCar ecosystem has grown. A lot. The ecosystem now numbers 2,250 “registered” developers, up from about 1,300 earlier last year. That makes the ecosystem one of the leading connected car networks out there. INRIX, which is […]