AI chipmaker Hailo raises $136M as it doubles down new opportunities for AI modules in edge devices

Amid a global semiconductor shortage, an upstart in the world of AI chips is announcing a big round of funding to meet a boom in demand for its technology. Hailo, which makes edge-device chips customi

Ola gets a taxi license in London and plans to launch services in September

London is one of the world’s biggest markets for consumers who travel using ride-hailing services. Is it now also becoming one of the most crowded when it comes to the companies offering the tra

License caps and CCTV among ride-hailing rule changes urged in report to UK gov’t

Uber and similar services could be facing caps on the number of licenses for vehicles that can operate ride-hailing services in London and other UK cities under rule changes being recommended to the g

Gett inks cross-network partnership with Carey to share tech, expand to 1000 cities

A lot of the conversation today about on-demand transportation is focused on how new players like Uber and Lyft are rapidly expanding and disrupting the established transportation market (alongside wh

Nvidia’s new Pegasus AI computer is designed to drive autonomous taxis

Nvidia revealed a new artificial intelligence computer based on its Drive PX platform designed specifically to bring Level 5 (completely self-driving) autonomous vehicles to market. The Drive PX Pegas

Cabify nets $100M to take on Uber in Latin America, reportedly raising $400M more

One more regional on-demand transport startup is raising a big round of funding to fortify itself for the next phase of competition against the likes of Uber and incumbent taxi firms. Cabify, the rid

China’s anti-trust regulators are investigating the Didi-Uber deal

China has opened an investigation to deter whether Didi's Chuxing's impending acquisition of Uber China violates national anti-trust laws.

Uber focuses on services as it begins to see profits in Southeast Asia

Uber has abandoned its 'land grab' approach to Southeast Asia and instead switched its focus to new products and services as it begins to see profitability in key markets in the region.

Uber: We’ll be China’s number one taxi app within a year

Uber says it is on course to topple bitter rival Didi Chuxing and become China's most popular ride-on demand service as soon as next year.

Uber agrees to pay up to $25M for misleading customers in California over its safety

Uber has agreed to pay up to $25 million to California-based prosecutors to settle a case in which the ride sharing giant is accused of misleading consumers around the safety of its service.

Rocket Internet Revs Up Easy Taxi, Its Latin American Hailo, With $15M In Funding

<a target="_blank" href="">Rocket Internet</a>, the Samwer Brothers' Berlin-based e-commerce startup incubator, is taking its Latin American ambitions up to the next gear.

After A Win In D.C., Uber Now Faces Up To 25 Charges In Toronto, Will Go To Court In January

It's been a bumpy ride for <a target="_blank" href="">Uber</a>. The mobile-first, on-demand limo and taxi service is now in (or is soon to launch in) <a target="_blank" href="http

Beep Beep! Car Service Aggregator Click A Taxi Raises $1.5M From Podio’s Tommy Ahlers, Expands In Europe

<a target="_blank" href="">Click A Taxi</a>, one of the many apps in the increasingly congested car-service apps market, is today announcing a couple of key developments that

Charge your kids for making you drive them around

Do you have no-good, bratty, whiney kids who think the world revolves around them and make you drive them to all the cool hangouts around town just so they can avoid having to sit by themselves in the

EcoCabs: Environmental friendliness at 7.5 MPH

Part rickshaw, part cab, but all green — it’s the EcoCab. Come to think of it, “part cab” might be stretching it just a tad, since most cabs can, oh I don’t know, go on t

robuCAB: People-movers à la française

French company Robosoft has created an interesting infrastructure-less solution to transit in the city. The robuCAB is a little electric four-seater that uses a pair of cameras to monitor the area in

New York Braces Itself For The Taxi of The Future

There’s some sort of automotive trade show going on in New York right now and one of the highlights is an exhibition showcasing taxis of the future. It’s called Taxi 07 and includes variou