GM Expands Car Sharing Service Via Maven

Detroit — The final destination is a mystery, but General Motors is taking another step on its fast-moving journey into new ways of getting around. The company on Thursday announced that it’s formed a brand called Maven that will run its car-sharing ventures, including a new one that will begin competing with ZipCar next month in Ann Arbor, Mich., and spread to other metro areas later this year. GM executives said they expect their...

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Bill Allows Firms To Share Data With Government

The Senate passed a cybersecurity bill last week that would give companies legal immunity for sharing data with the federal government, over the protests of some lawmakers and consumer advocates who say that the legislation does not adequately protect Americans’ privacy. The Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, or CISA, must now be reconciled with legislation passed earlier this year by the House. The Obama administration and...

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Ride Sharing, Driverless Cars in GM’s Future

Detroit — General Motors will introduce a fleet of autonomous Chevrolet Volts in late 2016 on its technical center campus in suburban Detroit for employees to use, announced a New York City ride-sharing project and unveiled a concept electric bicycle as it expand its efforts to provide alternative mobility options. In addition, CEO Mary Barra said GM’s joint fuel cell work with Honda will produce a fuel cell vehicle by about 2020....

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