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What US consumers think of shared mobility

By Aditya Dhar, Dev Patel, Rahul Raina, and Paolo Sandrone, at McKinsey  Although shared mobility is a nascent force on the automotive scene, it generates a lot of buzz. This hype can make it hard...

Asia’s first car subscription platform launched by Revv

New Delhi: Delhi based shared mobility platform Revv, has launched a new initative called SWITCH which will allow users subscribe to a curated fleet of cars, by-the-month or by-the-year. Revv claims that this is...
Bike Approach

China’s Meituan buys bike-sharing firm Mobike in mobility push

By Yingzhi Yang, Meng Jing, Coco Liu   Meituan will acquire 100 percent of loss-making Mobike for US$2.7 billion, according to a person briefed on the terms, who asked not to be named as the information was not public. Yicai,...

Coping with new mobility challenges

Por ISABELLE RIO-LOPES The car has long symbolised and facilitated personal liberation. But now, congestion, connectivity and climate concerns are denting the popularity of the four-wheeled freedom machine. Frustratingly slow-moving traffic and increasing access restrictions are contributing...
Bike Sharing

How India rides the wave of cycle sharing, in comparison to other countries

By GREG MORAN   Will cycle sharing in India blaze its own trail compared to the rest of the world?. Cycle sharing in its current avatar of technology-enabled, dockless bicycles is just 24 months old. Never in human...

Electric Vehicle Fleets: Optimal charging for a car sharing system

Optimal Charging of Electric vehicle fleets. In the study presented by E. Biondi, C. Boldrini, and R. Bruno, from the Institute for Informatics and Telematics, (IIT-CNR), the authors underlined that electric car sharing services have...
Carrot car sharing Mexico

Car Sharing in Mexico: will Carrot become the next Airbnb?

Mexico is living a revolution in the use of the private cars: Carrot launched a new service to share private cars, like a sort of Airbnb but in car sharing. According to the company,...
Senior RIsk

How Senior Living Providers Can Navigate the Risks of Ridesharing

By Tim Regan    Senior living providers are increasingly using ridesharing services to transport their residents wherever they want to go at the drop of a hat—but if they’re not paying attention, they could hit a...

Modeling spatio-temporal diffusion of carsharing membership in Québec City

During the last few years, carsharing has undergone significant growth, both in Canada and around the world. In this type of service, users share access to a fleet of vehicles, thereby giving them most...
Regulatory Ride-share

Regulatory questions remain as some markets seek to cap ride share services

By Bethany Blankley New York City is the first major U.S. city to limit private companies from providing ride-share services to customers as cities and states across the country debate how to regulate the...

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