French govt seeks new Renault boss, ditches Ghosn

Electric scooter companies are known to brag about their potential to reshape cities by reducing car congestion and pollution. Today, the city of Portland, Oregon, released a trove of data that backs up some of those claims. The data, released by the city’s Bureau of Transportation, offers some of the most detailed analyses of the impact that e-scooter services have had on a city. During a four-month pilot period, Portland residents took 700,369 trips covering 801,887 miles on 2,043 e-scooters. Trip data analysis and survey data revealed more about ridership trends. In a citywide poll conducted by DHM Research for the city, 62 percent of all Portlanders viewed e-scooters positively at the end of the pilot. Support was even higher among... Continue reading…

French govt seeks new Renault boss, ditches Ghosn

The French government on Wednesday called for former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn, who has spent the last two months in Japanese custody, to be replaced as chief executive of carmaker Renault.

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Tue 15 Jan 19 from Gizmag

Tokyo court denies ex-Nissan chief Ghosn's bail request

A Tokyo court on Tuesday rejected a request by former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn for bail following fresh charges, dashing his hopes for an early release from his Japanese jail cell.

Tue 15 Jan 19 from Phys.org

Cadillac offers a glimpse of its first fully electric car

Though it has dabbled in hybrids and concepts before, a fully electric production car is yet to bear the celebrated Cadillac badge, but that is set to soon change. Parent company GM ...

Mon 14 Jan 19 from Gizmag

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Tue 15 Jan 19 from Reuters Technology

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Portland riders say they’re skipping cars, thanks to electric scooters

Electric scooter companies are known to brag about their potential to reshape cities by reducing car congestion and pollution. Today, the city of Portland, Oregon, released a trove ...

Tue 15 Jan 19 from The Verge

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