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How Smart City Policy Can Support Electric Vehicles

By Alana Miller (Alana Miller is a policy analyst with Frontier Group a non-profit think tank, where she focuses on sustainable transportation) Ben Lambert, a 34-year-old who manages fundraising efforts for a number of nonprofits,...
smart cities

Smart cities: Turning opportunity into reality

By Global Infrastructure Initiative In a world where technology is increasingly ubiquitous, it seems every city is a smart city. The mass deployment of broadband infrastructure, mobile phones, and wireless connectivity is just the beginning....
Blockchain

Will Blockchain Be the Secret Sauce for Smart Cities?

By Warren Karlenzig Blockchain, the underlying technology for cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, has also emerged as a secure ledger platform that will rapidly accelerate the adoption of smart city digital services. In the areas of...
environmental effects

What will be the environmental effects of new free-floating car-sharing systems?

By Henrik Becker, Francesco Ciari, Massimo Brignoni, Kay W. Axhausen, IVT, ETH Zurich The purpose of this paper is the discussion of the environmental effects of a free-floating car-sharing system operating in Ulm, Germany. The...

Ride On! Mobility Business Models for the Sharing Economy

By Boyd Cohen (Universidad del Desarollo, Chile) and Jan Kietzmann (Simon Fraser University, Canada). Over the past several years, a number of altogether new and different businesses have emerged. What their underlying business models have...
Sharing Economy

Video: Creating Opportunity Through the Sharing Economy – Car Sharing

TEDx Talks: Emily Castor makes the case that ride and car sharing are not only a promising transportation alternatives--especially as the urban population continues to grow worldwide, but such examples of collaborative consumption are...
Sharing Economy

The Sharing Economy and the Future of Personal Mobility: New Models Based on Car...

By Olga Novikova, Technology Innovation Management Review, 2017 The sharing economy is an emerging phenomenon that shapes the cultural, economic, and social landscape of our modern world. With variations of the concept of the sharing...
Reimagined

The Reimagined Car: Shared, Autonomous, and Electric

By Brian Collie, Justin Rose, Rahul Choraria, and Augustin K. Wegscheider (Boston Consulting Group) This report is part of BCG’s ongoing research on the reinvention of automotive, a series of publications focusing on new technologies...
Investment trends

Analyzing start-up and investment trends in the mobility ecosystem

The automotive industry is in the early phases of what is expected to be rapid and fundamental change. The emergence of four trends, in particular, will lead to massive shifts in the business models...
ReFeel

ReFeel eMobility launched Sustainable Mobility in the Corporate Car Sharing World

Last October, there was the official launch of ReFeel emobility that presented in Italy the first eco-sustainable corporate car-sharing project within a network of smart-working centers. The electric corporate car sharing service is based on...

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