Transport

  • Uber offering free rides to new customers, extends middle finger to Taxis

    Today in Melbourne and soon around the country, Taxi drivers are striking against Uber. They’ll tell you the service is illegal and unfair because they don’t pay a ridiculous $30-$40K price tag for a plate. In reality, technology and a better service has arrived and their protests are little...
  • MyEnergi Lifestyle comes to China to tackle air pollution

    Ford have announced a pilot program called MyEnergi Lifestyle in China to tackle the growing pollution problem. A new partnership, between Ford, Trina Solar, Haier and Delta Electronics will help Chinese families reduce their carbon footprint and save money. The plan is to get families to use a plug-in...
  • Uber plans to create 20,000 jobs in Australia this year

    It’s no secret that any company that disrupts the long established and powerful taxi industry will feel some heat. Since launching in Australia, Uber has been signing up drivers in Melbourne and Sydney and expanding rapidly. The Victorian and New South Wales governments have both issued fines to Uber...
  • Amazon PrimeAir rips off Aussie Zookal’s drone delivery service

    Amazon’s CEO Jeff Bezos has just announced during a 60 Minutes interview a new plan for the company. Said to be 4-5 years away from reality, these Amazon PrimeAir drones will deliver packages to consumers in as little as 30 minutes. If all this sounds amazing it is, but...
  • Germany get 200km/h tune for Tesla Model S, calls BS on hydrogen

    Tesla founder Elon Musk recently spoke at an event in Germany. He’s been driving around the autobahn and loves it, so Tesla are announced a number of new things for the German market. We’ll get to that in a second, but one of most interesting things he says was...
  • Could Hyperloop solve Australia’s transport issues?

    While you were sleeping this morning, multi-entrepreneur Elon Musk announced the much anticipated detail of his plan for a 5th transport type. Dubbed Hyperloop, the system came about as a result of the US government investing billions in a so called bullet train that was ‘one of the most...
  • You had one job. Parcel deliveries are completely broken in this country

    Australia’s parcel delivery system is broken. Not just a little, but completely broken. The rate at which parcels are attempted delivery and fail is simply staggering. Think about it, we’ve had an explosion of online purchasing together with communication between family, friends and business wishing to send parcels amongst...
  • TransHub taps Gov data to minimise multi-mode commute times

    TransHub is a Windows Phone application looking to solve traffic congestion issues in your city. TransHub can instantly recommend the fastest routes to your desired location across multiple transit methods. Soul Solutions created the TransHub application, using NSW government transport data for Sydney to deliver timetabled information, on-demand journey...