8th June 2022

Uber Gives UN Food Delivery Platform for Ukraine Relief

Uber has upped its market charm offensive by supplying agents for the United Nations a bespoke version of its home delivery platform for mercy missions in war-torn Ukraine. The...


31st May 2022

Parking and Toll Road Payments in Single Package for US Consumers

Parking and toll road payment services are being combined for a new service being rolled out to US motorists. Connected vehicles services provider, Parkopedia, and a mobile tolling payment...


27th May 2022

Flexible Car-Share Models Look Most Likely to Succeed

Mercedes-Benz Mobility and BMW’s announcement that they plan to sell their car-sharing joint venture Share Now to automaker Stellantis, the parent company of car-sharing business Free2move, offers Stellantis the...


20th May 2022

Car-Sharing Benefits from Car Sales Slump

In April 2022, new car sales in Russia slumped by 80% from February’s level, even a greater fall than the Covid-related sales crash in 2020. However, the picture is...

By Roma Nazarov


9th May 2022

Weekly Brief: Stellantis Soars as Others Ditch Mobility Opportunities

When Fiat Chrysler Automobiles merged with French automaker PSA in January 2021, pundits wondered if the result would be another dysfunctional three-headed conglomerate like Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi. Instead, the newly named...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


12th April 2022

Uber Adds 50,000 US Drivers with Flywheel Deal

Uber plans to radically boost its US nationwide ride-hailing service by teaming up with Flywheel Technologies, a provider of e-hailing booking and smartphone app connection, boasting 50,000 additional drivers....


5th April 2022

Polestar Wins 65,000 Car Deal with Hertz

Car rental giant, Hertz, is not putting all its BEV eggs in the Tesla basket having announced a 65,000 vehicle order with Swedish premium automaker Polestar. The deal follows...


1st April 2022

Helsinki’s Automotive Mobility Test Facility Opens

An automotive mobility test center has begun operations offering industry players real-world and digital twin test facilities. Mobility Lab Helsinki says it can offer companies opportunities to develop and...


2nd March 2022

Poor Infrastructure a Serious Drag on Micro-Mobility

In a survey by, 71% Russians pointed at a lack or bad quality of cycling infrastructure as their biggest issue when using a scooter or a bicycle. This...

By Roma Nazarov


23rd December 2021

Go-Ahead for MaaS Providers to Collect User Biometrics in Russia

Russian taxi and short-term car rent providers will be given a legislative permission to use the biometric technology ahead of other industries. A bill issued by the federal government...

By Roma Nazarov


15th December 2021

Accusations of Ride-Hailing Monopoly in the EAEU

Ride-hailing companies stifle competition in the taxi markets of the member states of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU).  This is the bottom line under this year’s investigation by the...

By Roma Nazarov


5th November 2021

Current Mobility Challenges Facing European Markets

In 2011 a partner of Arthur D. Little, Wilhelm Lerner, wrote a report on the Future of Urban Mobility – Towards networked, multimodal cities of 2050 to assess the...

By Graham Jarvis