Opinion

Opinion

Congestion pricing was purported to be “an idea whose time has come” for New York City. But in a funds deal introduced on Friday in Albany, state leaders not solely punted on the coverage but additionally could have undermined its viability in New York and throughout the nation for a technology. Everybody agrees that congestion […]

Congestion Pricing Falters in New York, Again

Congestion Pricing Falters in New York, Again

From the beginning, there was resistance from drivers, their advocates, industrial truckers and a few elected officers — together with state legislators — who noticed congestion pricing as primarily benefiting Manhattan residents, on the expense of these from outdoors the borough who must drive for work, college, medical appointments or different obligations as a result […]

BMW and Daimler, Once Rivals, Join Forces to Fend Off Silicon Valley

BMW and Daimler, Once Rivals, Join Forces to Fend Off Silicon Valley

Virtually all main carmakers in Europe, within the United States and elsewhere are trying to remake themselves into “mobility companies” that do extra than simply mass-produce automobiles. But it’s nonetheless an open query whether or not conventional car producers could be as agile and technologically savvy as Silicon Valley corporations, like Uber and Google, which […]

Waymo, a Google Spinoff, Ramps Up Its Driverless-Car Effort

Waymo, a Google Spinoff, Ramps Up Its Driverless-Car Effort

Mike Ramsey, an analyst at Gartner who tracks autonomous-vehicle improvement, mentioned it might not shock him if Waymo achieved its formidable timetable. But he added, “I anticipate a rollout that will be less than perfect and at times will be a bit slow and clunky.” Waymo’s aggressive plans are all of the extra hanging given […]

Opinion

Opinion

The current killing of a pedestrian by a self-driving Uber automobile is the supply of the most recent destructive headlines about this firm. But there’s a a lot deeper downside. While the management has modified — Dara Khosrowshahi changed Uber’s co-founder Travis Kalanick as chief government final August after a collection of scandals — the […]

Uber to Sell Its Southeast Asia Business to Grab, a Regional Rival

Uber to Sell Its Southeast Asia Business to Grab, a Regional Rival

Uber’s exit from Southeast Asia, a area of greater than 600 million folks, additionally displays the brand new route the corporate is taking beneath Mr. Khosrowshahi, who replaced Travis Kalanick as chief govt final yr. Mr. Khosrowshahi has forsworn his predecessor’s infamously pugnacious manner of doing enterprise. And with a mandate to take Uber public, […]