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shared mobility

Shared mobility is here to remain

All roads lead to sharing There’s a new trend emerging across the global economy: sharing. From goods and services to accommodation and mobility, disruptive business models are accommodating the fundamental human need to be part...
Mobility players

How mobility players can compete as the automotive revolution accelerates

By Kersten Heineke, Timo Möller, Asutosh Padhi, and Andreas Tschiesner We often hear people ask, “Who will be the winner in the transformation the mobility sector is facing?” As autonomous driving, shared mobility, connectivity, and...

Co-utile Ridesharing

Ridesharing has the potential to bring a wealth of benefits both to the actors directly involved in the shared trip (e.g., shared travel costs or access to high-occupancy vehicle facilities) and also to the...
Robo-taxis

Gauging the disruptive power of robo-taxis in autonomous driving

By Aditya Ambadipudi, Kersten Heineke, Philipp Kampshoff, and Emily Shao Personal mobility could change profoundly in the next two decades. Consumers, who increasingly view mobility as a service, want more choices for traveling between points...
Electric truck

What’s sparking electric-vehicle adoption in the truck industry?

By Bernd Heid, Russell Hensley, Stefan Knupfer, and Andreas Tschiesner There’s nothing new about electric trucks; they have labored on the streets of major cities across the world since the first decades of the 20th...
China

Mc Kinsey report on China’s evolving car buyers

China: The Mc Kinsey 2017 survey of Chinese auto consumers shows they’re demanding more from carmakers. The survey offers a glimpse of the next generation of China’s car buyers, who, while heavily invested in connectivity,...
Urban Mobility

Urban commercial transport and the future of mobility

Cities are the heart of the global economy, accounting for more than 80 percent of world GDP. Roads, rails, and other forms of transportation are the arteries that nourish that heart. When these become...

BMW i and TED select social-oriented car sharing for non-urban areas as the winning...

Frankfurt. The finalists in the Next Visionaries contest instigated by BMW i and TED yesterday pitched their ideas live to an invited audience of 500 guests from the creative scene, business community and media. The...

FROM PARKING LOT TO PARADISE

This is a summary of the article "From Parking lot to Paradise", by Carlo Ratti and Assaf Biderman - Scientific American 317, 54 - 59 (2017). Carlo Ratti is director of the Senseable City...

Carshare’s cost: prices levels in the US (2011-2016)

The cost to carshare is falling down. In this study, the researchers Joseph Schwieterman and Alice Bieszczat - from DePaul University, Chicago - explore the changing prices and level of taxation for carsharing in the...

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