Articles tagged “self-driving cars”

Business Travel

The Key to Unlocking the Future of Flight-Free Business Travel

Employees are always going to need to travel. Emerging technologies may hold the key to a more sustainable future for corporate travel.

The Key to Unlocking the Future of Flight-Free Business Travel

Rental Cars

6 Uber IPO Roadshow Takeaways Every Travel Exec Needs to Know

Uber certainly isn't making a profit yet, which isn't the worst thing in the world, considering the mammoth market opportunity. Still, investors in its initial public offering should know it could take several years before that red ink turns black.

6 Uber IPO Roadshow Takeaways Every Travel Exec Needs to Know

Rental Cars

Volvo Believes Self-Driving Cars Will Disrupt Aviation

Busy travelers don't love waiting at the airport for flights that might or might not be on time. But they don't love sitting in traffic either, regardless of who's driving. As long as gridlock is an issue, will autonomous cars really change the travel game that much?

Volvo Believes Self-Driving Cars Will Disrupt Aviation

Rental Cars

Minor Crash With Self-Driving Car Is First Incident Apple Disclosed

We can live with fender-benders like this with self-driving cars, unlike Uber's fatality in March in Arizona. Transparency is good, and there should be a lot more of it as the self-driving car market evolves, or doesn't.

Minor Crash With Self-Driving Car Is First Incident Apple Disclosed

Rental Cars

Enterprise Takes a Small Step Toward Driverless Rental Cars

Self-driving cars are coming faster than many people think, and Enterprise is smart to try and make this trend work for the company as early as possible.

Enterprise Takes a Small Step Toward Driverless Rental Cars

Airlines

Airports Could Improve Revenue by Figuring New Uses for Empty Parking Lots

When flyers think about spending money at the airport, sandwiches and lattes quickly come to mind. But airports are thinking just as much about money spent in the parking lot, and they might need to change their approach.

Airports Could Improve Revenue by Figuring New Uses for Empty Parking Lots

Rental Cars

Americans Fearful of Self-Driving Cars: New AAA Survey

A new AAA survey doesn't bode well for companies like Alphabet and Tesla that are betting big on self-driving cars. The bottom line is that Americans are still freaked out by the idea of not having a real person behind the wheel. Will anything ever ease those anxieties?

Americans Fearful of Self-Driving Cars: New AAA Survey

Rental Cars

Uber Hires Former Top NTSB Official as it Faces Federal Accident Probe

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has wasted no time in deepening the ridesharing service's relationships in Washington. Bringing on board the former chairman of the NTSB as it faces an investigation into a woman's death involving a driverless car shows his commitment to put Uber's rocky past behind it.

Uber Hires Former Top NTSB Official as it Faces Federal Accident Probe

Rental Cars

Google’s Waymo Enters Self-Driving Car Luxury Sector With Jaguar Purchases

Waymo isn't wasting any time as Uber's self-driving efforts have come under fire; it wants to establish itself as the leader in the automated vehicle space long before the technology eventually goes mainstream.

Google’s Waymo Enters Self-Driving Car Luxury Sector With Jaguar Purchases

Airlines

Self-Driving Car Fatality Shows the Technology Needs Vast Improvements

The fatality that came after an Uber vehicle slammed a pedestrian shows that self-driving cars have a long way to go before they are ready for prime time. Predictions that autonomous vehicles would go mainstream in 2018 may have been premature.

Self-Driving Car Fatality Shows the Technology Needs Vast Improvements