The battle to bring car ride-sharing, electric vehicle support and autonomy to the world will be fought a city at a time.
Cities have the local knowledge, they’re “the landlords for the environment,” said Peter Kosak, GM’s executive director of urban mobility programs.
Kosak is at South by Southwest in Austin, TX, to convince almost two-dozen U.S. mayors to adopt GM’s 1-year-old Maven ride-sharing service. The mayors of 18 cities, a delegation from the U.S. Conference of Mayors, come to SXSW to participate in the government track and learn about emerging technologies that might impact their cities. …
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