mobility

HERE Releases New Social Transport App, SoMo
HERE Releases New Social Transport App, SoMo
January 07, 2019  |  Ridesharing

HERE Technologies, a mapping and location data company, has released a new mobile transportation app called SoMo that hinges on a social aspect, according to...

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Daimler, BMW To Combine Car Sharing Biz
Daimler, BMW To Combine Car Sharing Biz
November 08, 2018  |  Ridesharing

The European Union’s (EU’s) competition authority has approved a plan by luxury carmakers Daimler and BMW to combine their car sharing businesses. “Combining our mobility...

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Can Lime’s Safety Push Attract More Bike, Scooter Users?
Can Lime’s Safety Push Attract More Bike, Scooter Users?
November 08, 2018  |  Ridesharing

Scooters are so retro that they are almost brand new. That might seem, from certain angles, a decent problem to have: A mode of transportation...

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Daimler Partners To Launch Ride-Hailing Service In China
Daimler Partners To Launch Ride-Hailing Service In China
October 24, 2018  |  Partnerships / Acquisitions

Daimler Mobility Services and Geely Group Company, Geely Holding Group’s new business entity, announced Wednesday (Oct. 24) the creation of a high-end ride-hailing joint venture...

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Mobility Spending Forecast To Hit $1.7 Trillion In 2021
Mobility Spending Forecast To Hit $1.7 Trillion In 2021
March 13, 2018  |  Mobile Commerce

Spending on mobility solutions is expected to increase 3.2 percent this year, with global spending hitting $1.6 trillion, driven by mobility-related hardware, software and services....

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Bicycle, Bicycle — Why People Want To Ride Mobike’s Bicycle
Bicycle, Bicycle — Why People Want To Ride Mobike’s Bicycle
July 17, 2017  |  Mastercard

Bike-sharing has become big business worldwide in a relatively short span of time.  Virtually unheard of even a few years ago, these days there are...

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Verifone And Bridging Brick-And-Mortar’s Digital Divide
Verifone And Bridging Brick-And-Mortar’s Digital Divide
January 24, 2017  |  Verifone

The online and in-store experience will never be identical — and that’s OK, according to Verifone EVP Glen Robson; they don’t have to be. “It’s OK...

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Volkswagen Inks Deal To Buy PayByPhone
Volkswagen Inks Deal To Buy PayByPhone
December 28, 2016  |  Partnerships / Acquisitions

Volkswagen’s financing unit has inked a deal to buy PayByPhone, a Canadian mobile payments company, for an undisclosed sum. According to a report by The Wall Street...

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When Your Car Company Becomes Your Wallet
When Your Car Company Becomes Your Wallet
April 21, 2016  |  Merchant Innovation

FordPass is exactly like what it sounds – the automotive manufacturer’s foray into the world of payments. Well, more correctly, commerce. Jim Buczkowski, Ford’s Director...

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