http://www.thedrive.com - Toyota is the latest automaker to launch its own car-sharing service, but it's doing things a bit differently than its fellow car companies. While services like BMW's ReachNow, Daimler's Car2Go, and General Motors' Maven tend to stick to the largest, trendiest mainland cities, Toyota chose Honolulu.
https://www.thecarconnection.com - Car2Go said Friday that it's coming to Chicago, meaning that one of America's densest cities will finally have a car-share that lets members stash vehicles on city streets. While Zipcar, Getaround, and GM's Maven all operate in Chicago, those services require members to park cars in designated parking spots.
https://www.digitaltrends.com - We tried out General Motors’ Maven car-sharing service for a long weekend to see if it’s really a better alternative to owning a car, or just renting one when needed from Enterprise or Avis.
https://www.androidauthority.com - Google CEO Sundar Pichai at Google I/O 2018. Google has published a blog post outlining a new set of AI principles. Google released the guidelines soon after it said it would stop working with the military on the controversial Project Maven.
https://www.androidauthority.com - “About a dozen” Google employees quit their jobs today in protest of the company’s involvement with a controversial government program. Project Maven aims to enhance drone’s abilities when it comes to analyzing video footage. The employees in question feel that Google’s participation in the program is a violation of the company’s code of ethics: “Don’t be evil.
https://www.digitaltrends.com - General Motors’ Maven division operates the kinds of services that are supposed to be a threat to old-guard car companies. But GM wants to beat upstarts like Zipcar at their own game.
https://insideevs.com - General Motors’ Maven and EVgo announced an agreement to construct a dedicated DC fast charging network available only to Maven Gig Chevrolet Bolt EV drivers. The Maven Gig car sharing service for freelance drivers was launched in seven major U.
http://www.autonews.com - VW names Diess CEO, overhauls leadership, restructures; M-B subscription pilot; Tech tidbits: Uber expands mobility offerings, Charging up GM's Maven, Lidar maker scales up.
https://www.forbes.com - EVgo has announced it will expands its partnership with GM's Maven car-sharing program to a new, dedicated network of DC fast chargers for electric cars.
https://www.greencarreports.com - General Motors has consistently declined to fund public charging stations that increase the utility and long-distance potential of the electric cars it sells. The company said firmly two years ago it had no intention of spending money on a charging network, a stance that distinguished GM from BMW, Nissan, and Volkswagen, not to mention Tesla.