Car2go hikes hourly rental rates by as much as a third

By-the-minute car rental service Car2go is raising its rates for short trips under the guise of variable pricing, the company announced to its users today. As we’ve seen with other variably priced services like delivery and ride hailing, in practice this means you never really know what it will cost but will have little choice but to pay.

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Proterra, the Tesla of electric buses, closes in on $1 billion valuation

Proterra has authorized shares to raise $75 million, a new round of funding that would push the electric bus maker’s valuation past $1 billion, TechCrunch has learned. The company authorized the sale of 10,857,762 shares at a price of $6.91 in a Series 8 round, according to a securities filing that was obtained by the […]

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Daimler and Bosch’s driverless parking feature can legally operate without human supervision

Daimler and Bosch can use their automated driverless parking function without a human safety driver behind the wheel after receiving approval from German regulators, four years after the companies started working together on the technology. The automated valet parking service is accessed via a smartphone app and requires no safety driver, making it the world’s […]

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BMW and Daimler partner on autonomous driving, first results of team-up in market by 2024

Global automakers BMW and Daimler will join forces in a new long-term partnership to co-develop automated driving technologies, including levels of automation all the way up to SAE Level 4, which is defined as full self-driving, no human intervention required, but only under exactly defined conditions or domains – steering wheel and brakes not necessarily […]

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How safe are robotaxis? BMW, Intel, Aptiv (and 8 others) just laid out a safety blueprint

Self-driving vehicles are often trumpeted as the answer to the million of injuries and deaths that occur each year on the world’s roadways. Developers and proponents of the technology argue that an automated system that can see, hear, react and make better decisions than humans will reduce the number of crashes that occur every year. […]

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Uber rival Bolt returns to London 21 months after a TfL investigation shut it down

Bolt, the Uber rival formerly known as Taxify, is taking a significant step this week in its effort to build out its transportation-on-demand business across the biggest cities in Europe and Africa, which currently covers 25 million users in 30 countries and 100 cities: it’s finally opening for business again in London, the biggest ride-hailing […]

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Mercedes-Benz is expanding its luxury subscription service

Mercedes-Benz is expanding a pilot subscription service that lets users switch between different luxury models to a third U.S. city a year after launching in Nashville and Philadelphia. The pilot is another example of how automakers are experimenting — with mixed levels of success — with different ways to make money beyond producing and selling […]

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European Colocation Provider maincubes Achieves ‘DE-CIX Enabled Site’ Status

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maincubes, an expanding European data center operator with currently two facilities – located in Frankfurt, Germany and Amsterdam Schiphol-Rijk, the Netherlands respectively, has achieved the DE-CIX Enabled Site status.

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European Colocation Provider maincubes Achieves ‘DE-CIX Enabled Site’ Status

Maincubes

maincubes, an expanding European data center operator with currently two facilities – located in Frankfurt, Germany and Amsterdam Schiphol-Rijk, the Netherlands respectively, has achieved the DE-CIX Enabled Site status.

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Eurofiber Conducts Major DWDM Network Upgrade at maincubes Amsterdam AMS01 Data Center

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Eurofiber, a fast-growing international provider of fiber-optic network services, has significantly upgraded its Point-of-Presence (PoP) in the maincubes AMS01 colocation data center in Amsterdam Schiphol-Rijk, The Netherlands.

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