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Airbus reveals “flying taxi” concept, Pop.Up

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Aircraft manufacturer’s ‘modular vehicle’ would be both land and air capable Airbus is pressing forward with its ambition to create a “flying car”, technology that science fiction has been promising us for decades. In conjunction with car design company Italdesign, the aviation giant has offered its response to future congestion …

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Volkswagen unveils electric autonomous van concept

Matthias Müller with Sedric concept

Automaker envisages “Sedric” operating as zero-emission taxi Volkswagen Group has decided to jump the gun ahead of the Geneva Motor Show by introducing its latest autonomous concept EV. The van – dubbed “Sedric” – marks the German automaker’s first step towards developing a driverless ride-sharing taxi service. This puts the …

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Transdev and Renault-Nissan to develop AEVs

Source: Renault-Nissan and Transdev

Companies sign research contract to develop mobility services system for self-driving vehicles The Renault-Nissan Alliance and Transdev have agreed to jointly explore development of mobility services with fleets of electric driverless vehicles for public and on-demand transportation. The companies will collaborate to develop a comprehensive, modular transportation system to enable …

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GM and Lyft to deploy autonomous Bolts in 2018

Chevy Bolt 2017. Source: GM

Ongoing partnership between automaker and ride-hailing service would see “thousands” of autonomous EVs on the roads by 2018 Starting next year, self-driving Chevrolet Bolts are to be deployed under a partnership between General Motors and San Francisco-based ride-sharing company Lyft. Reuters reported on the test programme, citing two anonymous sources …

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