• Accessibility as a Metric for Mobility Management

    By Marcos Paulo Schlickmann, Urban Mobility Consultant, OPT – Optimização e Planeamento de Transportes & Mobility Editor of Caos Planejado Accessibility is a concept that can be defined as the number of destinations that someone can reach or access in a given period of time. These destinations can be jobs, health services, education, leisure, or […]

  • All the Major Mobility Announcements at CES 2021

    By Marc Amblard, Founder & Managing Director, Orsay Consulting CES went digital for obvious reasons this year. I missed the serendipity associated with strolling up and down alleys of startups and wandering around corporate booths. It was much more difficult to feed my curiosity and discover unexpected products, services, materials, partnerships or old friends, all online. […]

  • OEMs Double Down as EVs Hit Tipping Point

    By Marc Amblard, Founder & Managing Director, Orsay Consulting CO2 regulations and the on-going crisis have caused the market penetration of plug-in vehicles (EVs) to accelerate in 2020. This is particularly the case in Europe where EVs are likely to represent 8-10% of all light vehicles sold in 2020 vs. 3.1% last year. This figure reached 9.9% […]

  • 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 […]

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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 […]

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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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    Going Full Electric: The e-Motorcycle Experience

    By Marc Amblard, Founder & Managing Director, Orsay Consulting As a longtime motorcycle enthusiast, I thought I would share my own experience going full electric. Three years ago, I leased a Chevrolet Bolt, with its EPA range of 238 mile range from a 60 kWh battery. I really liked the powertrain and the overall EV experience. […]

  • Key Takeaways from the Virtual Workshop “La dynamique du MaaS en France”

    By Rebecca Sands, Content & Project Manager at Autonomy & the Urban Mobility Company Click here to watch a recording of “La dynamique du MaaS en France” (in French) While Mobility as a Service (MaaS) has established itself as a growing reality in many cities across Europe, what is its current status in France? Due to a […]

  • Living Mobility

    By Patrick Ayad, Global Leader Mobility and Transportation and Lance Bultena, Senior Counsel, Mobility and Transportation at Hogan Lovells What is Living Mobility? It is easier to say what it is not. The automotive industry is no longer focused on the traditional vehicle. Not only are vehicles changing, but we are now focused on mobility: different modes […]

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    Buenos Aires: A City With More Women Cycling

    By Juanjo Mendez, Secretary of Transportation and Public Works, Government of the City of Buenos Aires The pandemic has given us the chance to rethink which type of city we would like to live in. The restrictions imposed by the virus have challenged us and forced us to rethink mobility schemes which were previously unthinkable. […]