Nissan-Renault plan driverless ride-hailing service to beat off startup competition

“The Nissan Motor Co Ltd and Renault SA alliance plan to launch driverless ride-hailing and ride-sharing services in coming years, as the automakers look beyond making and selling cars to survive an industry being quickly transformed by new services.”

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Rennes/Ille-et-Vilaine: from mobilities to intelligent mobilities

The Town Planning and Intercommunal Development Agency for the Rennes Agglomeration (AUDIAR) has just published its audit of the mobility ecosystem of Rennes and Ille-et-Vilaine. The inOut team met Ronan Viel, a territorial economic analyst and the coordinator of the…

Digital mobility solutions for persons with disabilities

Handistar, the public transport service for persons with disabilities in the metropolis of Rennes, is promoting two innovative startups: Faciligo and Wheeliz. Its director, Anne-Hélène Leroy, tells the team inOut why they are promoting them and explains how digital solutions…

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Call for experimentation

The kick-off for a call for experimentation from companies and start-ups is set for March 2017. It will enable new procedures to be tested throughout the territory of Rennes from autumn 2017 onwards.

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