Tag: Uber

Sep 9, 2020 - 03:27 pm

Uber pledges 100% electric vehicles globally by 2040

Uber promises that by 2040 all trips booked via its ride-hailing platform worldwide will be made with electric vehicles or micro-mobility offers such as e-scooters or rental bicycles. In the USA, Canada and Europe, this goal is to be reached by 2030.

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Jul 7, 2020 - 09:51 pm

Jump e-bikes return to London via Lime

Jump’s bright red e-bikes return. The new owner Lime was last caught scrapping many of the electric bikes after taking over the service from Uber. London is now the first city in Europe where e-bikes are making a comeback, and more cities are to follow. + + Kindly see our update below + +

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May 29, 2020 - 11:10 am

Lime scraps Jump e-bikes

Lime recently took over Uber’s electric bike and scooter business under the Jump brand. It was now revealed that thousands of the red Jump pedelecs are being scrapped.

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Jan 7, 2020 - 01:22 pm

Hyundai & Uber cooperate on flying taxis

At the CES this year, Hyundai and Uber have announced their cooperative effort to build air taxis to be used on the Uber platform Elevate. The two companies also presented the S-A1, a prototype for such an electrically powered vertical take-off aircraft.

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Nov 7, 2019 - 01:33 pm

Sharing is caring

The city of Los Angeles has suspended Uber’s electric kick scooter and bike permits after the company refused to share data. The corporation rents electric vehicles via their subsidiary Jump and has until Friday to appeal or their permit will be permanently revoked.

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Oct 16, 2019 - 03:04 pm

Uber integrates Cityscoot e-scooters in Paris

The ride-share company Uber has joined forces with the e-scooter rental company Cityscoot in Paris. All of the more than 4,000 electric scooters offered by Cityscoot in the French capital can now be found and booked via the Uber app.

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Aug 16, 2019 - 03:05 pm

Uber & Lime expand cooperation in Europe

Uber clients in Europe may now book Lime e-bikes straight through the Uber app. The cooperation started in the US and is currently being rolled out across the continent. Prague, Warsaw and Stockholm are among the first wave of European markets with other capitals to follow suit.

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Jun 16, 2019 - 08:46 pm

Melbourne to pilot Uber Air’s flying taxis

Uber has selected Australia as the first “international market” for its planned e-flight taxi service Uber Air. Melbourne be the third city to pilot the program following Dallas and Los Angeles. Test flights are scheduled to start next year and commercial operations from 2023.

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May 9, 2019 - 04:13 pm

Uber launches JUMP pedelecs in Berlin

Uber today launched its e-bike-sharing service Jump in Berlin as the first city in Germany with around 1,000 pedelecs. The bright red electric bicycles are now available in 12 districts of the German capital.

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Jan 15, 2019 - 02:06 pm

Thoughts from CES: e-shuttles are coming – but when?

A visit to the CES technology trade fair in Las Vegas confirmed an already growing impression: The car of the future is a bubble-like pod vehicle, and most exhibitors also agreed that these small shuttle buses will one day rule the city; and by the by, universal adoption of the electric drive is simply a […]

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Jan 9, 2019 - 03:12 pm

Bell Nexus VTOL to be new flying Uber taxi by 2020

US helicopter manufacturer Bell Helicopter presented a vertical take-off and landing aircraft (VTOL) with hybrid-electric propulsion for five passengers at the CES 2019 under the name Bell Nexus. Bell has been cooperating with Uber for their planned flying cab since 2017.

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Oct 25, 2018 - 05:41 pm

Updates to Tesla Model Y and ride-share plans

Next to the Q3 earnings presented last night, in which it was shown that the Model 3 helped push Tesla to profitability for the first time, there have been further updates. These regard the Model Y and the ride-sharing plans, as well as Tesla’s stratgey for Europe and China.

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Oct 24, 2018 - 08:49 pm

London Uber to charge electric taxi fee

Uber needs their drivers to switch to electric cars in order to continue being able to drive through central London. Therefore the ride-hailing startup that is valued at over 70 billion dollars wants passengers to pay a surcharge.

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Sep 2, 2018 - 04:25 pm

San Francisco & Santa Monica select e-scooter partners

The Californian cities of San Francisco and Santa Monica have announced the license recipients for electric scooter sharing service: San Francisco has chosen Scoot Networks and Skip, while Santa Monica will be working with Bird, Lime, Uber and Lyft.

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Aug 28, 2018 - 07:35 pm

Japan aims to take off with flying cars

The Japanese government is working on founding an industry consortium to realise electrified flying car technology. A total of 21 companies are said to be involved, including Uber, Airbus and Boeing.

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Aug 20, 2018 - 07:06 pm

Uber’s electric bicycle sharing kicks-off in Denver

Denver aka the Mile High City, a name it owes both its location in the Rocky Mountains and its lax legislation of Cannabis, has got a new service in town. Uber-owned Jump Bikes has let loose 250 e-bikes. Their number is to double next year.

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Jul 10, 2018 - 06:06 pm

Uber pulling electric scooters by Lime into their app

Bike sharing service Lime is on a roll as it not only expands in Europe but also wins investment from Google’s Alphabet and Uber. The latter is spending a “sizeable” amount to integrate the startup’s electric scooters into their app.

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Jun 23, 2018 - 02:17 pm

India to focus EV subsidies on ride sharing electric cars

The Indian government has been rethinking their FAME scheme designed to increase electric mobility. The new draft will channel funds away from grants for buying private electric cars and into EVs used by drivers working for shared mobility services such as Ola and Uber.

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Jun 6, 2018 - 03:40 pm

Uber to share e-bikes in Europe, expanding UberGreen

Uber has not given up on Europe despite a ban of their ride hail service in many cities. Instead the firm tries to tie in with local authorities on a greener note. They want to launch electric bike sharing through their Jump subsidiary and also UberGreen, first in Berlin.

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May 26, 2018 - 05:18 pm

Uber to test air taxis in Paris

The ride-share company Uber is working on the development of electric air taxis and announced their first research and development center outside of the USA, which will open in Paris in Fall this year.

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May 12, 2018 - 08:46 pm

Uber presents tentative air taxi design

Uber has brought their latest flying cab design to their second annual Elevate conference in Los Angeles. The ride hail company hopes to be using their drone-like “flying car” for personal taxi transport as of 2023.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2020/09/09/uber-wants-to-electrify-globally-by-2040/
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