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Reshaping Mobility: The Factors and Innovations at Play

Reshaping Mobility: digitization continues to plough its way through whole industries, changing such old worlds as retail and finance in ways big and small. In the world of mobility and transport, a number of...

Mobility-as-a-Service to open the door to emerging new market called “Passenger Economy”: Intel-Strategy Analytics...

Consumer adoption of peer-to-peer and ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft points toward a generational sea change in how consumers and businesses view transportation. These changing behaviors are combining with rising urbanization, pervasive...

Electric vehicles reach 2 million cars in 2016

New Delhi: The number of electric cars on the roads around the world rose to 2 million in 2016, following a year of strong growth in 2015, according to the latest edition of the...

CO2 EMISSIONS: IMPACT OF CAR SHARING

The problem of CO2 Emissions. In September 2013, over 40 Dutch organisations, including local governments, employers, unions, nature and environment organisations and financial institutes, entered into an Energy Agreement on sustainable growth (SER, 2013). The...

P2P Carsharing Market Analysis and Potential Growth

Many studies show that carsharing reduces transportation costs for a large segment of the population. Carsharing also reduces the number of private vehicles on the road because carshare members do not purchase their own...

New player to enter Hong Kong bike-sharing market

 Four cycling enthusiasts are set to launch a new bike-sharing mobile application, challenging the ­status of Gobee.bike – the city’s first and only service – by ­promising cheaper charges and designated parking spaces. To...

INDIAN CITIES PLAN TO ‘LEAPFROG’ CAR OWNERSHIP

By Rory Lemmon Fast Company writes that the plans are predicted to lead to significant savings on things like fuels, as India looks towards changes in motoring activities, as well as building cities which revolve...

Tech-Powered Carpooling Can Contribute to a Sustainable Mobility Future

by Amit Jain Next time you get stuck in a traffic jam, have a look around at your commuters stuck behind the wheel. Chances are, most of them will have something in common: They are...

Dually sustainable urban mobility option: Shared-taxi operations with electric vehicles

By Jaeyoung Jung, R. Jayakrishnan & Keechoo Cho Abstract Electric vehicles (EVs) are energy efficient and often presented as a zero-emission transport mode to achieve long-term decarbonization visions in the transport sector. The implementation of a...

Using bilateral trading to increase ridership and user permanence in ridesharing systems

By Neda Masoud, Roger Lloret-Batlle, R. Jayakrishnan Increasing Ridesharing (Abstract) One of the main obstacles that has challenged peer-to-peer (P2P) ridesharing systems in operating as stand-alone systems is reaching a critical mass of participants. Toward this...

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