As well as the Royal Borough of Greenwich taking part in the Move UK project, many other fleets around the country are helping to develop new technologies. We look at five projects
Matthew Eastwood is to leave Energy Saving Trust (EST) at the end of this month to take up a new role with multinational ride-hail taxi service Uber.
Insurtech Zego has partnered with WeFlex to provide its 700-strong fleet with an insurance policy, driven by real-time data.
Uber has lost another appeal against an employment tribunal ruling that said those using its app should be entitled to working rights like holiday and sick pay.
GMB Union says Uber appeal is just delaying tactics to slow back payments to drivers.
Shifting passengers away from public transport and into self-driving cars may have the effect of increasing traffic volumes, warn experts
Renault Group’s finance arm RCI has bought a 75% stake in iCabbi, in response to the rapid growth in the ride hailing sector.
Toyota is expanding its partnership with Uber to jointly develop self-driving vehicles, while also investing $500 million (£387m) in the ride-hailing firm.
Uber has now been awarded a licence but it has been put on probation for 15 months.
Jonathan Manning explores how companies are using EV and mobility services in a bid to offer transport alternatives, while highlighting additional fleet responsibility
Uber has announced it is to give its drivers sick pay and parental leave following lengthy action from union GMB.
By David Brennan, CEO at Nexus Vehicle Rental
The DfT says safety remains paramount, which is why it is supporting the industry with “full and proper trials and safe testing environments”.
Fleet News editor Stephen Briers comments on the effectiveness of autonomous ADAS systems
By Paul Singh, founder and CEO of SmartWitness
Elaine Herzberg was struck by the Uber vehicle when crossing the road in Tempe, a city east of Phoenix.
Volvo has signed a framework agreement with Uber to sell tens of thousands of autonomous driving-compatible base vehicles between 2019 and 2021.
Uber has lost an appeal against an employment tribunal ruling that its drivers should be treated as workers rather than self-employed.
Even if ride hailing firm appeal fails, don’t expect big impact on RVs, says Cap HPI.
Uber has said that it will challenge the Transport for London (TfL) decision in the courts “to defend the livelihoods of drivers”.
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