28th December 2022

From Software-as-a-Service to Vehicle-as-a-Digital-Service

For quite a while there have been concepts such as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), and now with the increasing digitalization and connected automation of the automotive experience, a new paradigm has...

By Graham Jarvis


14th November 2022

Europeans Want City Parking Turned into Green Spaces, Says Lynk & Co

Mobility provider Lynk & Co is calling for city mobility to be “reimagined” following a survey suggesting most Europeans want few vehicles and more open spaces in their cities....


8th November 2022

Challenges of Regulating an On-Demand Mobility Service

In February of this year, the European Commission announced several initiatives regarding the regulation of mobility services. It adopted a guidance notice for national and local authorities that clarifies...

By Siegfried Mortkowitz


1st November 2022

Prerequisites to Having On-Demand Mobility

In October, The Routing Company (TRC) announced the launch of Pingo Journey, which offers users on-demand transit and end-to-end journey planning in one app. It delivers Google Maps functionality...

By Siegfried Mortkowitz


5th October 2022

Employee-Driven Rideshare Powered by Telematics

Telematics may have taken something of a back seat in terms of passenger car technology lately but it is still the driving power for one mobility provider’s growth plans....


1st September 2022

Volvo Readies Car-Share Service for Europe Roll-Out

Following trials in Sweden, Volvo is formalizing its car-sharing service into a standalone provider company before a further roll-out in Europe. So far, its Swedish offering has seen 250,000...


18th August 2022

Car-Sharing’s History of Failed Ambitions

The purchase of the carsharing service Share Now by the carmaker Stellantis, announced in May, put an end to a 14-year mobility saga that had as many twists and...

By Siegfried Mortkowitz

5th August 2022

Automakers Buy into Car Subscription Service Model

Of the various types of mobility services that are currently being offered as alternatives to or as new models of car ownership – e.g., ride-sharing, car-sharing – car subscription...

By Siefried Mortkowitz

29th July 2022

Industry Voices: Carpooling – How Does It Affect the Environment?

Opinion piece by Stacy Jacobs, content writer at Blink Mobility The environment has become a major concern for most of us. If you’re worried about the future of our planet,...


11th July 2022

Leaks Show Uber Spent $90M a Year on Political Lobbying

European government officials past and present have been rocked by internal documents leaked from the Uber ride-hailing company revealing a orchestrated lobbying campaign. The BBC reports that the files...


6th July 2022

Yandex Algorithm Pricing Hopes to Defuse Criticism

Since February this year, users of Yandex’s ride-hailing app are shown a demand index. A color indicator on the app’s main screen helps to determine the trip price before...

By Roma Nazarov


14th June 2022

Stellantis to Create Mobility Forum While Leaving ACEA

Stellantis is hoping to accelerate the debate over future mobility solutions by setting up a special forum of experts to discuss challenges and opportunities. It has announced the creation...