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Low Carbon Mobility

The autonomous car—a blessing or a curse for the future of low carbon mobility?

A future of Low Carbon Mobility?   This is a summary of the article " The autonomous car—a blessing or a curse for the future of low carbon mobility? An exploration of likely vs. desirable outcomes",...
Shared Mobility Systems

SHARED MOBILITY SYSTEMS

Shared mobility systems for bicycles and cars have grown in popularity in recent years and have attracted the attention of the operational research community. Researchers Laporte, from the HEC Montréal, Meunier, from the Université...
Car Sharing profitability

Car sharing – is it profitable?

In this article, originally published on qwekee.com, Nerio Celkonas, founder of qwekee, analyze the profitability of car sharing. Many are asking me whether car sharing is a lucrative business, and whether it is profitable. After...

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...
Car sharing economy

Car Sharing Economy: Interaction of Business Model Choice and Product Line Design

Car sharing economy: the introduction of car sharing programs. Several auto manufacturers have recently introduced car sharing programs. Although the structure of most programs is the same, there is no clear dominant strategy for the...

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...

Is India Ready for End to End Autonomous Mobility?

By Anuj Kapuria Autonomous Mobility has been making increasing inroads across many domains globally. In such a scenario, the traditional fear has been that automation will take away human jobs. But as empirical evidence demonstrated after...

Ready to give up your car? Zipcar is expanding in uptown Charlotte

BY CAROLINE METZLER cmetzler@charlotteobserver.com   It could soon be easier for residents who want to go without a car to get around the city. The city of Charlotte is planning to launch a two-year car-share pilot program this...

Opinion: The Mobility Paradox for Cities

By John Kwant, Vice President, Ford City Solutions The Mobility Paradox. Here’s the reality: People keep moving to cities because they offer a wealth of cultural and entertainment options, places to eat, and a variety of...

The future of mobility and the franchised dealer

Mark Fields was replaced as chief executive of Ford by Jim Hackett towards the end of May and if the Michigan-based carmaker is to be believed, this was down to needing to drive forward...

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