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Extreme disruption in auto: converging trends and strategic marketing implications

Extreme disruption in auto: converging trends and strategic marketing implications

By Francis Farrelly With extreme disruption comes the need for foresight and informed decision-making. For marketers there are few things more informative than converging trends. Earlier in this series I canvassed the extreme disruption being faced by the...
Shuttles Help Fill The Commute Gap Between Train Stations, Workplaces

Shuttles Help Fill The Commute Gap Between Train Stations, Workplaces

By Bob Seay Commuting these days isn't what it used to be. Instead of trying to draw workers into Boston, some Massachusetts businesses are often trying to get their most coveted employees to leave the...
CANADIAN SHARED MOBILITY

CANADIAN SHARED MOBILITY

  CAR SHARE MARKET IN CANADA   As of January, 2018, Canada had 20 car sharing services in operation with more than 336,000 members and 5,200 vehicles. In 2017, there were 3,300 car-sharing vehicles operating in the city of Vancouver alone, dubbed the...
Five Promises of Micromobility

Five Promises of Micromobility

Posted by florentcrivello Disclaimer: I’m a product manager at Uber. This piece represents my views only, and not those of people working on behalf of Uber.   A wave of electric scooters and bikes has been taking...
The Urgent Need to Cross Pollinate Car Rental and Mobility Services

The Urgent Need to Cross Pollinate Car Rental and Mobility Services

By Matthew W. Daus This is an excerpt of a blog published by Matthew W. Daus, Esq., in Black Car News. The full blog can be viewed here. In the future, it is likely that we will see...
How FlashParking Is Turning Isolated Lots Into Connected Hubs

How FlashParking Is Turning Isolated Lots Into Connected Hubs

  The parking technology company FlashParking wants to reimagine the way parking lots are managed. But alongside their efforts to introduce smart technology to individual operators, the company is taking a decidedly different approach to decreasing traffic...
Will electric skates solve the last-mile problem?

Will electric skates solve the last-mile problem?

By Lloyd Alter The "last mile problem" was first described in terms of telephone wires – the most costly lines were the ones that served the individual homes. According to Stigo of the Urban Travel Blog,...
New ride sharing algorithm promises better deal for riders and drivers

New ride sharing algorithm promises better deal for riders and drivers

By Aditi Jain Ride sharing on app-based taxi services is catching up. Now researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi have developed an algorithm that can guide taxi drivers to take a route where...
Rideshare could put a dent in Vancouver's high level of carshare usage

Rideshare could put a dent in Vancouver’s high level of carshare usage

By Kenneth Chan While discussions on the impact of the introduction of ridesharing in Metro Vancouver have largely revolved around how taxis and public transit will fair, one other mobility service that could see a dent...
Telematics achieves huge fleet savings

Telematics achieves huge fleet savings

By Leah McLennan The Department of Industry’s Fleet Optimisation Strategy, ushered in by Senior Manager Fleet Services John Barlow, earned him a major gong at an industry awards night this month. John Barlow has been named...

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