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Berkeley Lab and Hydro-Québec Announce Partnership for Transportation Electrification and Energy Storage

BERKELEY LAB AND HYDRO-QUÉBEC ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP FOR TRANSPORTATION ELECTRIFICATION AND ENERGY STORAGE

Hydro-Québec and the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have agreed to explore collaborations toward...

The Cursed History of NYC MetroCards

THE CURSED HISTORY OF NYC METROCARDS

If you've ridden the New York City subway, you know the feeling. You buy a flimsy plastic card that lets you ride the train, and when...

 
 
 
NYC is getting rid of the MetroCard in 2023 - here's what NYC subway riders will use instead

NYC IS GETTING RID OF THE METROCARD IN 2023 - HERE'S WHAT NYC SUBWAY RIDERS WILL USE INSTEAD

Flickr/Billie Grace Ward New York City's Metropolitan Transportation Authority will start installing new card readers in subway stations...

Tesla reportedly made deal to open a manufacturing facility in Shanghai

TESLA REPORTEDLY MADE DEAL TO OPEN A MANUFACTURING FACILITY IN SHANGHAI

Tesla has reportedly made a deal with the government in Shanghai to open up a manufacturing facility in the city's trade-free zone,...

 
 
 
See What Jason Statham and the Cast of 'The Transporter' Franchise Are Up To Today!

SEE WHAT JASON STATHAM AND THE CAST OF 'THE TRANSPORTER' FRANCHISE ARE UP TO TODAY!

It's hard to believe it has been 15 years since Jason Statham took on the role of Frank Martin and did what he had to do to deliver...

 
 
 
Lyft raises $1 billion led by Alphabet's CapitalG at an $11 billion valuation

LYFT RAISES $1 BILLION LED BY ALPHABET'S CAPITALG AT AN $11 BILLION VALUATION

Lyft today announced it has raised $1 billion, lifting the company's valuation to $11 billion, up from $7.5 billion this spring. The...

MORGAN STANLEY: It might be time for Harley Davidson to think 'more radically'

MORGAN STANLEY: IT MIGHT BE TIME FOR HARLEY DAVIDSON TO THINK 'MORE RADICALLY'

Digital Trends Harley Davidson has been struggling, in part because its core customer is getting older. The company reported better-than-expected...

 
 
 
Apple's self-driving tech appears to be one fully-contained unit

APPLE'S SELF-DRIVING TECH APPEARS TO BE ONE FULLY-CONTAINED UNIT

Like so many companies, Apple has been working on its own version of self-driving technology. Last year, we learned that the company...

TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS BRIEFING: Daimler and Volvo eye digital futures - GM to test self-driving cars in New York - Waymo details its self-driving technology's safety protocols

TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS BRIEFING: DAIMLER AND VOLVO EYE DIGITAL FUTURES - GM TO TEST SELF-DRIVING CARS IN NEW YORK - WAYMO DETAILS ITS SELF-DRIVING TECHNOLOGY'S SAFETY PROTOCOLS

Welcome to Transportation & Logistics Briefing, a new morning email providing the latest news, data, and insight on how digital technology...

 
 
 
These 10 cities have the best chance of getting Amazon's $5 billion headquarters, according to the data

THESE 10 CITIES HAVE THE BEST CHANCE OF GETTING AMAZON'S $5 BILLION HEADQUARTERS, ACCORDING TO THE DATA

Mario Tama/Getty Images It seems that every local official across the US and Canada is trying to lure Amazon to their city or town. To...

WhatsApp's Live Location feature lets friends track each other in real time

WHATSAPP'S LIVE LOCATION FEATURE LETS FRIENDS TRACK EACH OTHER IN REAL TIME

WhatsApp has announced a notable new feature today, one that may prove popular with millions of security-conscious, nosy, and impatient...

 
 
 
After Shutdown, Bridj Restarts Engine in Australia Under New Owner

AFTER SHUTDOWN, BRIDJ RESTARTS ENGINE IN AUSTRALIA UNDER NEW OWNER

Bridj, the Boston-based, app-enabled transit service that shut down in the spring , is apparently making a comeback-in Australia. In...

Daimler shows off what its automated Mercedes-Benz Arocs trucks can do

DAIMLER SHOWS OFF WHAT ITS AUTOMATED MERCEDES-BENZ AROCS TRUCKS CAN DO

Mercedes-Benz Arocs trucks are an autonomous means to an end: The industrial vehicles can work without drivers, and without requiring...

 
 
 
Here's why Anthem's new 21-story Atlanta IT center is a bet on the future of transportation

HERE'S WHY ANTHEM'S NEW 21-STORY ATLANTA IT CENTER IS A BET ON THE FUTURE OF TRANSPORTATION

Health insurer Anthem Inc.'s planned 21-story IT center in midtown Atlanta is a bet on the future of transportation. On Oct. 12, Anthem...

LimeBike raises $50 million to expand dockless bike-sharing

LIMEBIKE RAISES $50 MILLION TO EXPAND DOCKLESS BIKE-SHARING

Just a few months after launching with a $12 million seed round, dockless bike-sharing startup LimeBike announced today that it has...

 
 
 
Zappos is offering to pay funeral costs for the 58 victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting

ZAPPOS IS OFFERING TO PAY FUNERAL COSTS FOR THE 58 VICTIMS OF THE LAS VEGAS MASS SHOOTING

Ethan Miller/Getty Images Zappos is offering to pay funeral costs for the 58 victims of the Las Vegas shooting. The Las Vegas-based...

Vintage EPA photos reveal what New York City looked like before the US regulated pollution

VINTAGE EPA PHOTOS REVEAL WHAT NEW YORK CITY LOOKED LIKE BEFORE THE US REGULATED POLLUTION

Chester Higgins/Documerica New York City produces twice as much trash as any other mega-city on Earth, according to a recent study....

 
 
 
Uber appeals London license ban

UBER APPEALS LONDON LICENSE BAN

LONDON - Uber submitted a court appeal on Friday to overturn a decision by London's transport regulator that stripped the taxi app...

Uber has less than 12 hours to appeal losing its London licence

UBER HAS LESS THAN 12 HOURS TO APPEAL LOSING ITS LONDON LICENCE

Uber will on Friday file its legal appeal against losing its licence to operate in London, with the ride-hailing company set to take...