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Reducing barriers to hybrid & electric-vehicle use in car sharing services and fleets

source : http://urbanforesight.org PRISMS focused on developing intelligent in-vehicle technology and analytical tools to reduce the barriers to the use of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles in car sharing services and fleets. The project was undertaken by...

Comparing car-sharing schemes in Switzerland: User groups and usage patterns.

By Henrik Becker, Francesco Ciari, Kay W. Axhausen, (ETH Zurich, Institute for Transport Planning and Systems, Stefano-Franscini-Platz 5, 8093 Zurich, Switzerland) Free-floating car-sharing schemes operate without fixed car-sharing stations, ahead reservations or return-trip requirements. Providing...

City CarShare: Longer-Term Travel Demand and Car Ownership Impacts

By Robert Cervero (1), Aaron Golub (2),  Brendan Nee (3) (Department of City and Regional Planning, University of California, Berkeley, CA) Four years after the introduction of City CarShare in the San Francisco, Bay area in...

Enabling intermodal urban transport through complementary services: From Flexible Mobility Services to the Shared...

By Giorgio Ambrosino, John D. Nelson, Marco Boero, Irene Pettinelli, (Research in Transportation Economics, Volume 59, November 2016, Pages 179–184) 1. Introduction Collective transport services have long been seen as an important means for improving sustainable mobility...

From connected car to connected life

Following its US$8bn buy-out by Samsung, will Harman’s push for connected car leadership be pushed aside? Don’t bet on it, Harman’s Phil Eyler tells Freddie Holmes Harman may have made its name as a...
Car Share Italy

Italy’s car sharing drives its economy

Alain de Muyser general secretary Benelux. CREDIT: Editpress  By ELENA COMELLI It has long been agreed that a “sharing economy” will be a growing living model adopted in many sectors, and, in Italy, this model is...
Ride Sharing

Vehicle Miles Traveled And Ridesharing

by Matt Piotrowski   Vehicle miles traveled (VMT) have soared in recent years, in large part due to weaker oil prices. Lower costs for traveling by car or truck have motivated consumers to take to the road in...

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