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Mitsubishi estimates that the total cost of refunds to car owners in Japan who were affected by the automaker’s mileage scandal will soar as high as $600 million.
As the most recent monthly report from the U.S. EIA reveals, transportation-related emissions surpassed those from the power sector during the first two months of this year.
One point which isn’t often brought up in the ongoing ridesharing debate is that Uber, a company which wouldn’t exist without cars, is — ironically — slowly starting to curb America’s car addiction.
Uber has its struggles, but there is one market where the ridesharing company is eyeing virgin territory and sees potential: Africa.
New investments from Wall Street financiers will allow Uber to rapidly expand Xchange Leasing, the ridesharing company’s car leasing division. But many analysts say the program is predatory and exploitative.
Last week at its annual shareholder’s meeting, Walmart announced plans to explore a partnership with Uber and Lyft as it seeks to expand its grocery home delivery service.
Volkswagen is linking up with Uber competitor Gett. The German automaker hopes the new partnership will help it compete in an evolving mobility marketplace and shake its emissions scandal for good.
Eight months after the Volkswagen emissions scandal rocked Germany’s iconic automaker, the repercussions still refuse to go away. Now, Norway's sovereign wealth fund is suing VW over financial losses it says are due to the auto manufacturer’s recent struggles in the global securities markets.
Ford will soon use captured carbon dioxide to make foam and plastic for its vehicles as the automaker seeks to cut costs while making its cars more sustainable.
The test only lasted a few seconds before ending in a massive plume of sand. But according to Hyperloop One, this is a technology on the rise that could leave conventional means of transport such as rail in a cloud of dust.
Uber and Lyft poured resources into a proposition to overturn regulations on passenger safety passed by the city council of Austin, Texas, late last year. But that measure lost by 12 points.
One of the best ways to best ways to explore Pucón, a brilliant gem of Chile, along with its surroundings, is by bicycling.