Oxfordshire’s electric car club trial extended until September

A year long Oxfordshire car sharing pilot scheme, launched last April, is being extended by six months due to popular demand, with more vehicles to be added to the scheme shortly. The trial features electric vehicles, which can be hired on an hourly or daily basis from district and city council owned car parks around […]

Jersey politician wants the island to be driverless testbed

Jersey’s infrastructure minister is suggesting that the island is the ideal testing ground for driverless cars. The Jersey Evening Post quotes Tom Binet as telling a Scrutiny Hearing on the island that the island, which measures nine miles by five miles, would be perfect for driverless cars, given that the average speed is 17 mph. […]

Nearly two-thirds of people “not interested” in shared mobility

A new survey suggests that 63% of people are not interested in taking advantage of shared mobility schemes such are ride hailing or car sharing services. Automotive Management reports that the YouGov mobility survey of 2,400 people for the technology company Stripe gave participants 10 options and asked them what their motivations would be for […]

London designers unveil the “quarter car” autonomous concept

Industrial design and innovation company Seymourpowell has revealed details of Quarter Car, which is an autonomous vehicle with four segregated luxury pods. The idea is people can share mobility whilst having their own personal space. Seymourpowell says the concept “envisions the future of the digital ride hailing economy and shared transport through a personalised, autonomous […]


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