• 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 […]

  • A Zero e-motorcycle

    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 […]

  • buenos aires women cycling

    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. […]

  • Shift Delivery Cargo bikes

    The Business Case For Cargo Bikes

    By Tom Parr, Co-organiser, International Cargo Bike Festival As traffic volumes increase in our city centres, partly fuelled by deliveries from a COVID boosted e-commerce sector, organisations are looking for a silver bullet for urban logistics. But has it been sitting right here under our noses all this time? We think it has. Back on […]

  • Smart City

    Moonshot or Earthbound: Rethinking Shared Mobility for a Post-COVID Recovery

    By Scott Shepard, Chief Business Officer, Iomob Technology Services The past six months has left our heads spinning. From complete lockdown and isolation, to phased reopenings, to a summer that encouraged (and promoted) holiday travel to desinations throughout Europe, the mobility landscape we have learned to navigate in and around has been ever changing. Fellow urbanists […]

  • EV Enthusiasm Is Building Momentum in Europe – but Will it Last? 

    By Marc Amblard, Founder & Managing Director, Orsay Consulting When I assessed the likely impact of the current crisis on EV growth back in April, I anticipated Europe would benefit most. I predicted the USA would be negatively impacted — with the possible exception of California — whereas China would remain at pre-crisis levels, i.e. flat vs. […]

  • Key Takeaways from the Virtual Workshop “Mobility as a Public Service: Sustainable, Agile, & Resilient Platform Experiences for Cities”

    By Rebecca Sands, Content & Project Manager at Autonomy & the Urban Mobility Company Click here to watch a recording of Mobility as a Public Service: Sustainable, Agile, & Resilient Platform Experiences for Cities Today, in any given large city across Europe, most users have the opportunity to select from a range of modalities that promote a […]

  • Planning for the Long Haul: Why Sustainable Mobility Is Much More Than A Fleet Management Issue

    By Jane Hoffer, CEO, GoWithFlow On the surface, the path to “sustainable mobility” sounds easy enough — swap out your existing internal combustion-engine vehicles with zero-emission electrics or lower-emission hybrids. Presto! Lower emissions = sustainable mobility. But the real value of a sustainable mobility initiative far exceeds the boundaries of fleet management to span the […]

  • Why Open Data is Critical to the Future of MaaS

    By Sandra Witzel, Head of Marketing at SkedGo The COVID-19 pandemic has seen a spotlight shone on the need for greater data sharing to inform government policy and track public transport use. Operators have used open-source data to let passengers know how busy their train carriage may be to help them make informed decisions about […]

  • Is It the End of the Auto Show?

    By Ross Douglas, Founder & CEO, Autonomy When I arrived in Paris five years ago to start Autonomy, I was invited to meet with the head of the Paris Motor Show on Avenue Montaigne – one of the most expensive pieces of real estate in the world. The newly appointed head had an office the […]