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Uber’s European rival Taxify raises $175M led by Daimler at a $1B valuation

There’s a new unicorn in the global ride-hailing space after Taxify, a startup born in Estonia that does battle with Uber across Europe and Africa, closed $175 million in new funding that takes

BMW and Daimler agree to merge mobility service businesses

It’s been hinted at, but Daimler and BMW are officially bringing together their mobility services business groups into one combined company, with a 50 percent stake owned by each automaker. That

Daimler buys remaining 25% stake of car sharing startup car2Go from EuropCar for $85M

German automaker Daimler has been steadily investing in a stream of new transportation services as it positions itself for the next generation of car ownership and travel. Today, it consolidated its p

Car2go puts safety in the hands of humans

While nearly every car-related company on the planet is integrating sensors and refining algorithms to create safer cars that eliminate human error, car2go is putting safety back into human hands. A p

In Portland, Uber launches initiative to add electric vehicles to its fleet

With a new electric vehicle initiative, Uber is finally speaking Portland's language. The company shares a rocky history with the famously green city, but that won't stop Portland from becoming the fi

GM’s Maven car sharing service makes its way to Atlanta

GM’s Maven car-sharing service has now launched in Atlanta, its 17th North American city, where it’ll offer a fleet of 50 cars spread across 20 pick-up locations. Maven launched in January

Car2go’s North American fleet will be mostly Mercedes-Benz by the end of 2017

Car2go is making a significant change to its car-sharing operation in North America, which will see its fleet of short-term rental vehicles made up of mostly Mercedes-Benz vehicles by the end of this

Roll your own car sharing service with Vulog

Vulog is not a big name in the car sharing space, especially in the US, but the French company is hoping to change that at CES 2017. Alexandre Thibault, VP of business development, said it’s the

Car sharing leads to reduced car ownership and emissions in cities, study finds

Cars are one of the top contributors to greenhouse gas emissions globally, and cars in cities can be especially heavy with their contributions, owing to traffic and population density. And while enco

How Hardware-as-a-Service will save IoT

Here’s the dirty little secret about the Internet of Things: The things might not work, and you might not use them. As a consumer, many of your gadgets will collect dust tucked away in a drawer. As

Car2Go’s Parent Company Moovel Acquires RideScout And myTaxi

German company moovel, which owns ride-sharing service car2go, has acquired two new transportation companies to add to its portfolio and strengthen its existing services, the company has revealed. Tho

Zipcar Adds A New No-Fee Membership Option In Canada, But Limits Driving To Weekdays

Hot on the heels of an acquisition by Avis announced earlier this week, Zipcar will be piloting a no-fee membership option beginning today in Toronto and Vancouver. The new 'Access Plan' pilot project

Maker of taxi-ordering app myTaxi raises €10 million from Daimler, Lars Hinrichs

<img src="http://eu.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/mytaxi.png" class="shot2" /> <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/intelligent-apps">Intelligent Apps</a>, the Hamburg, Germany-based s

Maker Of Taxi-Ordering App myTaxi Raises €10 Million From Daimler, Lars Hinrichs

<a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/intelligent-apps">Intelligent Apps</a>, the Hamburg, Germany-based startup behind popular taxi ordering smartphone application <a href="http://www.mytaxi.net