The autonomous vehicles were shown off at the 2020 Tokyo Games, helping athletes travel to their events and around the Olympic village.
Today's housing crisis isn't just because of unaffordable homes, per a USC study. Millennials just aren't used to moving and that has hurt the market.
The robot, named Gita, is designed to carry things for its owners and follow them around their neighborhoods or on their errands.
Uber is in talks to sell its self-driving vehicle division, ATG, to autonomous vehicle startup Aurora, TechCrunch reported Friday. ATG has been hobbled by a deadly crash, infighting, and unreliable tech– leading investors to lose patience and sparking rumours the company would try to offload the struggling unit. Despite a […]
IGNITION: Transportation, which takes place on October 20 at Noon ET, is a digital live event focused on innovations and challenges in mobility and transport. The event features speakers from such companies as Waymo, GM, Lyft, Arity, and UPS. The global pandemic has accelerated innovation in certain areas of transportation […]
High-frequency economic data shows that in the last few weeks, the initially swift V-shaped recovery may be slowing down. Last week, the June jobs report showed that the US economy added a record 4.8 million jobs, the second month of gains in the recovery from the pandemic recession. But the […]
The Segway first went on sale in 2002, and it was supposed to permanently change urban mobility. Few units sold, but it became a hit with mall cops, security guards, and fanny pack-wearing tourists. On June 23, Segway announced that it was ending production. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more […]
Tokyo’s Haneda International Airport will be using Whill’s autonomous personal mobility chairs at its airports to help mitigate the spread of coronavirus in the airport. Whill has already completed 11 test trials with almost 400 passengers at various airports around the world. The self-driving device will be able to shuttle […]
Sweeping lockdowns to curb the spread of coronavirus shocked the US in mid-March and quickly pushed the economy into a recession. But states started to slowly reopen parts of their economies in April, and by the end of May, all 50 US states had relaxed at least some of their […]
Aussies are actually staying home during the coronavirus pandemic, according to data from Google. Google has released its COVID-19 Mobility Report which found a 13% rise in people staying home in Australia. The report also showed a drop in Aussies going to places such as restaurants and public transport stations. […]
Uber and DoorDash – both major players in the online food-delivery space – discussed a merger last year, according to a Financial Times report. Japan’s SoftBank, a major investor in both services, urged the companies to consider a merger. Though the deal failed, the report said both companies are still […]
Business Insider interviewed Arity President Gary Hallgren in San Francisco at IGNITION: Transportation. Arity collects data about driving and insurance claims. With billions of miles of driving data plus thousands of claims, Arity claims it can “identify and quantify risky driving unlike anybody else.” Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more […]
A US Army armoured brigade combat team arrived in Europe this week for an Operation Atlantic Resolve rotation. Like previous rotations, this ABCT is taking a new route to its operating areas, underscoring the Army’s ongoing efforts to make sure it can get to a fight in Europe if one […]
Troops and vehicles from every NATO member are converging on Norway for the biggest exercise in years. The exercise highlights their commitment to collective defence and practices operating in harsh conditions. It’s also a chance for NATO militaries to flex their logistical and mobility muscles. More than 40,000 personnel, 10,000 […]
VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger says these four technologies will have a bigger impact on the next 20 years than any nation: cloud, mobile, IoT, and AI. He sees mobility doing the most good for humanity and AI having the biggest economic impact. Gelsinger disagrees with Elon Musk’s view that AI […]
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Business Insider caught up with Boston Dynamics CEO Marc Raibert and his robot the SpotMini on the red carpet at this year’s Genius Gala. He reveals how the company considers power, mobility and perception when creating its robots.