Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Augmented Reality From the Driver's Seat, and More Car News This Week

If you’re reading this, chances are you feel like you need more information. Welcome to the club. This week we followed a bunch of...

Airbus' Blended Wing Maveric Hits the Skies

Since commercial air travel took off in the 1950s, much has changed—tighter seats, safer flights, the rise and fall of seat-back screens—but not the...

Vexed by Missed Deliveries? Data-Savvy Tech Can Help

As I write these lines, I’m at home waiting for a delivery from Ikea, which said the package would arrive some time between 9...

Boeing Sponsors $1 Million GoFly Prize for Best Personal Flying Machines

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Uber and Lyft's Financials Reveal Two Ride-Hailing Strategies

Discussing Uber’s 2019 financial results with analysts last week, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi used the word “focus” six times and the word “discipline” three times...

Investors Hit the Brakes on Automotive Startups

Last year, Ted Serbinski called his accelerator, TechStars Detroit, the “‘comeback city’s’ startup ecosystem.” Since 2015, the accelerator had supported and mentored 54 transportation-related...

Vancouver Wants to Avoid Other Cities’ Mistakes With Uber and Lyft

Canadian officials approve ride-hailing long after it's become a staple elsewhere, with tough rules on fares and driver licensing.

San Francisco Joins the Move to Ban Cars From a Major Street

From more than a block away, I hear the man playing the trumpet. It’s a little after 9 am Wednesday, and his classical sonata...

The World’s Most Traffic-Choked Cities, Ranked

If you had to drive somewhere in Bengaluru, India, last year, your best bet would have been to make your move on April 6....

Making Public Transit Fairer to Women Demands Way More Data

Transit agencies may feel uneasy about sharing such information. Indeed, media coverage has focused on the inequalities brought to light in LA’s report, rather...

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Augmented Reality From the Driver's Seat, and More Car News This Week

If you’re reading this, chances are you feel like you need more information. Welcome to the club. This week we followed a bunch of...

Airbus' Blended Wing Maveric Hits the Skies

Since commercial air travel took off in the 1950s, much has changed—tighter seats, safer flights, the rise and fall of seat-back screens—but not the...