• 2021 Mobility Predictions

    Three Mobility and Smart Cities Predictions for 2021

    By Scott Shepard, Chief Business Officer, Iomob Technologies 1. Micromobilty Market Consolidation in Europe Given the speed and timing of COVID, there has been a rapid transformation in the European micromobility market. According to recent news stories and press releases, many of the largest operators have been in active late stage fund raises to shore up […]

  • MaaS is a digital platform

    Why Can’t Anyone Build a Thriving and Sustainable MaaS Business?

    By Andy Boenau, Founder, Speakeasy Media If Mobility as a Service (MaaS) is such a great idea, how come it’s not a thriving business model yet? There are two types of transport technology professionals: those who have asked that question, and those who don’t admit they’ve asked that question. Mobility pundits and industry outsiders have […]

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    Can Shared Mobility Bridge the ‘Last-mile’ in the Delivery Business?

    By Venkatesh Gopal, Business Development and Partnerships Manager, Movmi COVID-19-Lockdown-Stay home-Physical distancing-Online shopping-Demand for delivery. The above set of words sum up most of 2020. With the physical world of retail becoming less accessible, the convenience of online shopping has made the former even less attractive and has driven consumers to expect on-demand delivery for almost […]

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    MaaS Operational Frameworks and Use Cases

    By Scott Shepard, Chief Business Officer, Iomob Technologies Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) has been receiving quite a bit of attention lately. Stakeholders, investors, operators, and the general public have become quite familar with the concept of MaaS. However, many are wondering what this all means for the future of mobility and how we function as a society of […]

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    Figuring Out the Future of the Car (It’s All About Cities)

    By Ross Douglas, Founder & CEO, Autonomy & the Urban Mobility Company Last week I participated in three urban mobility happenings: the Financial Time’s three-day ‘Future of the car Summit’; the ‘Annual Polis Conference’ (for European cities to discuss their mobility plans); and Autonomy and Siemens Advanta Consulting’s virtual workshop on how OEMS can avoid […]

  • The Business of Mobility: Why Developers Will Drive the Future of Shared Mobility

    By Alexander Gmelin, CPO, Invers The Business of Mobility is a new Urban Mobility Company series highlighting some of the most successful new businesses in the mobility sector. Featuring a closer look at the way in which companies stand out, CEOs, Directors and other c-level executives elaborate on what it takes to turn a great […]

  • Key Takeaways From the Virtual Workshop “OEMS Now or Never: How to Embrace New Mobility”

    By Rebecca Sands, Content & Project Manager at Autonomy & the Urban Mobility Company Click here to watch a recording of “OEMS Now or Never: How to Embrace New Mobility” held in partnership with Siemens Advanta Consulting. In recent years, automotive OEMs have experienced a whirlwind of changes – many of them digital – to […]

  • The Future of Mobility as a Service (MaaS) : Which Model Will Win Through?

    By Mehdi Essaidi, Vice-President at Capgemini, Claire Duthu, Manager at Capgemini Invent and Ross Douglas CEO & founder of Autonomy This article contains key findings from the Point of View White Paper ‘The Future of Mobility as a Service (MaaS) : Which Model Will Win Through?’ Click here to download the full version. The concept […]

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    4 Archetypes for Automotive OEMs to Position Themselves in the New Mobility Market

    By Philipp Grosse Kleimann, Senior Partner & Global Head of Automotive & New Mobility, Siemens Advanta Consulting How often do you get a second chance in life?  Automotive OEMs have always been strong in professionalizing their traditional business model, focusing on volumes and pure product selling. However, looking at the numbers, their sales have been […]

  • For Argo Autonomous Vehicle

    Concentration in AV Tech Accelerates and Shakes Things Up

    By Marc Amblard, Founder & Managing Director, Orsay Consulting The current crisis is creating significant stress on the budgets of automotive incumbents. It has forced them to rethink the strategic allocation of their scarcer resources. The market-driven squeeze on R&D budgets comes at a time when incumbents need to spend significant amounts to meet CO2-related regulations […]

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    How an American MaaS App Succesfully Broke Into the French Market

    By Jessica Pennetier, Head of International Communications, Choose Paris Region When searching for a diverse and unique part of Europe to launch in, Paris Region was Migo’s first choice. The Region’s forward-thinking attitude towards mobility, the business ecosystem and the healthcare are some of the many reasons Migo chose to launch its app here. Choose […]

  • Is Multimodal MaaS Just for Big Cities?

    By Venkatesh Gopal, Business Development and Partnerships Manager, Movmi MaaS (Mobility-as-a-Service) is a well known term in the transportation space today and one of the elements which this commonly relates to is access and not ownership of mobility modes. It could be defined as a packaged service available to the user integrating new/existing shared mobility […]