Mobility-as-a-Service

12th June 2019

Russian Taxi Crashes Brings Driver Monitoring to Fore

Moscow cabs, including the ones in ride-hailing, caused 25% more serious road accidents in 2018 compared to the previous year, according to the authorities. In an attempt to reverse...

By Roma Nazarov

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11th June 2019

Berlin App Shows City Authority Ready to Fight for Mobility

Berlin’s public transport body, Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG) and Trafi, a mobility start-up, have launched an app in a bid to take control of its transport systems. Previously, the various...

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11th June 2019

Surviving in a Changing Mobility Services World

Today municipalities and corporations demand mobility solutions that incorporate all their transit modes – not just specific manufacturers or specific vehicle types. “Existing transportation systems are struggling to keep...

By Graham Jarvis

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28th May 2019

Faster Forward: TU-Automotive Detroit 2019 Preview

Next week, Faster Forward will be at TU-Automotive Detroit 2019, June 4-6, one of the world’s largest auto tech and mobility conferences.

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23rd May 2019

E-Trike Takes Bite Out of Moscow’s Fast Food Delivery Market

Moscow restaurants are trying a new ‘ideal delivery vehicle’ in the effort to speed up deliveries in the congested city. Digitalization of restaurant ordering has sent Russia’s food delivery...

By Roma Nazarov

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20th May 2019

Bolt Nano is New Player in Urban BEV Micro-Mobility

A new player has joined the micro-car urban BEV mobility race to take on the big players including Renault and Seat. US company Bolt Mobility has unveiled its Bolt...

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13th May 2019

Weekly Brief: Uber’s IPO Highlights Concerns Over Driverless Tech Prospects

It was meant to be a foregone conclusion the way last week would go. Uber, the father of the gig economy, the pioneer of ride-sharing and the most famous...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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2nd May 2019

Vehicles Must Be Designed For Urban Car-Sharing, Says Citroën

Car-sharing of many different types of vehicles will be part of future ambitions to reduce city center congestion, according to French carmaker Citroën. That drive towards exploring the sort...

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22nd April 2019

Faster Forward: Connecting NYC’s Informal Network of “Dollar Vans”

An estimated 600,000 New Yorkers live in a transit desert, effectively cut off from the city center. In response, these predominantly low-income neighborhoods created their own ad hoc solution...

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22nd April 2019

Weekly Brief: Uber’s Toyota Backing Can Only Work When Robots Replace Drivers

Uber’s self-driving car division just got a billion-dollar vote of confidence from Toyota and friends. Uber revealed last week that Toyota and automotive supplier Denso will invest $667M in...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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18th April 2019

Kia EV Concept Hints at Mobility Ambitions

Kia has unveiled an EV as its vision of how vehicles designed for ride- and car-sharing models will look like in the relatively near future. Based on the carmaker’s...

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8th April 2019

Budget Brand Dacia Makes Pitch For Mobility Providers

Renault’s value sub-brand, Dacia, is making a bid to mop up sales from taxi drivers facing steep additional daily charges to enter clean-air city zones. It chose April 8,...

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