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Teleoperated fleet of e-scooters launches at Curiosity Lab

Curiosity Lab at Peachtree Corners, an innovation center created by the City of Peachtree Corners, has launched one of the world’s first fleet of teleoperated e-scooters ready for public use. Thanks to a partnership with micormobility startups Go X and Tortoise, 100 teleoperated scooters — scooters that are controlled remotely — will launch on Curiosity Lab’s autonomous vehicle track for testing and data analytics. Go X is behind the scooter development and ride hailing app, while Tortoise…

James Quincey: Majority of Coca-Cola will work remotely through end of summer

Coca-Cola CEO and Chairman James Quincey remains confident that Coca-Cola will emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic even stronger than before — but that future might be farther away than initially anticipated. Quincey spoke Wednesday with CNBC about the ongoing challenges facing the Atlanta-based beverage giant amid the virus outbreak. At the end of March, Quincey said the company was counting on a V-shaped recovery from the current recession but preparing for a U-shape. On Wednesday, he said he…

Demonstrating corporate generosity during the pandemic may enhance loyalty and aid business recovery

Georgia businesses need every possible advantage to speed their return to revenue flow and employee productivity. Their decisions and behaviors during this crisis demonstrate their core “business DNA,” which, recent research shows, will trigger deeper loyalty — or the opposite — from customers and employees forever after. Corporate citizenship research Many Georgia companies are making difficult choices with the utmost care for those impacted. Even shuttered businesses are extending support…