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U.K. government opens trial for wirelessly charged taxis

The UK government is investing $4.43 million in a six-month trial

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Hyundai and Kia invest $110 million in UK electric van startup Arrival

The vans will have a 300-mile range and cost the same as gasoline-powered alternatives

Hyundai Motor Co and sister firm Kia Motors Corp are making the investment of 100 million euros (84.34 million pounds) in Arrival Ltd. Founded in 2015 and based in London, Arrival has developed a boxy, futuristic-looking shuttle bus aimed at the commercial delivery market. In a statement, Arrival said it will work with Hyundai and Kia to develop a variety of electric vehicles, initially for the commercial market.

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Panasonic's connected miniature fire truck has niches to fill

Partner Tropos Motors specializes in little emergency and cargo vehicles

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Hyundai, Uber bring urban mobility by sky and road to CES

Air taxi and autonomous shuttle meet at the S-Hub

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The EPA is working on a plan to cut heavy-duty truck emissions

The EPA last toughened NOx standards for highway heavy-duty trucks and engines in 2000

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Lordstown Motors begins taking deposits for Endurance electric pickup

Four in-hub motors, $52,500 before incentives, at least 200 miles of range

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NYC wants to replace delivery trucks with bicycles

UPS, Amazon and DHL have signed up for the cargo bike pilot program

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Daimler is bringing electric school buses to Virginia

Thomas Built will supply 50 "Jouley" buses paid for by electric utility Dominion

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Volvo to sell UD Trucks in Japan to Isuzu in $2.3 billion deal

The two partners enter an alliance to share technology for electric and self-driving trucks

TOKYO/STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden's Volvo AB will sell its Japan-based UD Trucks business to Isuzu Motors in a deal worth around $2.3 billion, exiting a low-margin business and boosting its cash pile as competition for high-tech trucking heats up. The deal, announced by the companies on Wednesday, is part of a broader alliance that will see them share advanced technology for electric and self-driving trucks and use their combined heft to cut development costs. Volvo shares

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Uber reports more than 3,000 sexual assaults in 2018

Also, traffic fatalities, murders — but overall, incidents were rare

More than 3,000 sexual assaults were reported during U.S. Uber rides in 2018, the company said in a long-awaited safety report. Uber noted that drivers and riders were both attacked, and that some assaults occurred between riders. In 2017, the company said 2,936 sexual assaults were reported.

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Iveco and Nikola unveil Tre semi truck in electric and hydrogen forms

'We'll be sold out for many years'

CNH Industrial's truck unit Iveco on Tuesday unveiled its first electric vehicle, the Nikola Tre, built in partnership with U.S. startup Nikola Motor Co.. The heavy truck will be built for the European market under a deal announced by the two groups in September and is expected to give a boost to Iveco, which as the smallest of Europe's traditional truck makers competes with the might of Volkswagen , Daimler and Volvo Group. "Just three months after we signed our partnership we have

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Uber loses license in London over safety, vows to appeal

Transit agency says drivers are defeating identification and security systems

London’s transit authority on Monday refused to renew Uber’s license to operate, with the ride-hailing company vowing to appeal the decision as it struggles to secure its future in the British capital. It’s the latest chapter in Uber’s rocky history with London transport officials, who have subjected the San Francisco-based tech company to ever tighter scrutiny over concerns about passenger safety and security. Transport for London cited “several breaches that placed passengers and their safety

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When parents feel like chauffeurs, kid ride-hailing companies step in

'Every parent is going to be naturally skeptical, and we built it with that in mind'

When Deb Fink heard about a company that could drive her 9-year-old son to his after-school program, she balked at the idea of putting him in a car with a stranger. Now she is sold, and grateful for the handful of ride-hailing companies that have emerged at a time when children are expected to accomplish a dizzying array of extracurricular activities and the boundaries between work and home have blurred. Among them are HopSkipDrive, Kango and Zum, hatched as startups primarily led by working m

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Thor24 raises the bar for 'Murica

24 cylinders, 12 superchargers, 3,424 horsepower for when Satan needs a ride

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Lyft says sell your car, and we'll give you rideshare vouchers

A sweetener for those thinking of going carless

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Tesla Model 3 approved for NYC taxi duty

First and only EV joins the list of 20 nameplates

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Hyundai HDC-6 Neptune hydrogen truck looks like it's from RoboCop's Detroit

We propose Hyundai call its commercial brand OmniCorp in the States

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Hyundai turns an eight-seater van into a 402-hp drift machine

The list of modifications made to the iMax is extensive

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Morris JE van to revive retro-cute British icon as an EV

Promises a carbon fiber body and the lightest curb weight in the class

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