• A Roundtable Discussion of the French Mobility Orientation Law

    In addition to our release of a new white paper on the recently adopted French Mobility Orientation Law (or ‘LOM’ in french), the Urban Mobility Daily sat down with some of the top actors in the french mobility space to discuss how the law will affect business and the future of mobility in France. Joining […]

  • The Role of Mapping in the Transition From Automated to Autonomous Driving: an Interview with Christof Hellmis

    Interview Conducted by Karina Schultz, Head of Communications at dynamics – powered by MHP As the industry & the public look forward to self-driving cars, the technologies needed for full autonomy are already being implemented today. Mapping is an often-overlooked but critical element in the development of automated & autonomous driving. future of mobility. Following the […]

  • Is Barcelona the New Dublin?: An Interview With Jérome Grondin of Kapten

    Interview conducted by Stephanie Hagen, Head of Conferences & Content, Autonomy Jérome Grondin is the Supply Tribe Director at Kapten and is leading the opening of its tech hub in Barcelona. Why has Kapten decided to develop a Tech Hub? Kapten is expanding its service in Europe. We have opened in a few other major European […]

  • EU Funding Opportunities: an Interview with Jasper Hemmes of EASME

    Interview conducted by Stephanie Hagen, Head of Conferences & Digital Content, Autonomy The Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) has been set up by the European Commission to manage on its behalf several EU programmes. In charge of overseeing SME, environment, energy and maritime projects funded under COSME, Horizon 2020, LIFE and EMFF, […]

  • MaaS, EVs and AVs: how Helsinki became a transport trendsetter

    By the Intelligent Transport editorial team As cities look to reduce their carbon footprint and increase ease of use for passengers through service integration, Helsinki has become a mobility leader. Reetta Putkonen, Director of Traffic and Street Planning, City of Helsinki, and Ulla Tikkanen, Technical Project Manager, Smart Mobility Systems and Autonomous Driving, Forum Virium […]

  • China’s Evolving Mobility Trends: An Interview with Daizong Liu

    Interview conducted by Yuchen Tang, Head of Chinese Markets, Autonomy Daizong Liu is the Director of China at the World Resources Institute Ross Center. Having worked in urban transportation planning for nearly two decades, could you describe some key trends that you have seen throughout your career in China?Is it true that China is entering […]

  • Where to Work with Kristof Vereenooghe, CEO of EVBox

    Interview conducted by Stephanie Hagen, Head of Conferences and Digital Content, Autonomy Where to Work is an interview series brought to you by the Urban Mobility Daily and Hyperion Executive Search. We speak with top CEOs in the mobility sector to get the inside scoop on their companies’ work cultures, values and the types of candidate they […]

  • Greater Paris, the ideal ecosystem to roll out new mobility solutions: An interview with Christian Nibourel

    Interview Conducted by Anne Gadel, Head of Public Affairs, Autonomy Paris is an economic capital, as the name of your institution suggests: what other terms would you choose to describe the French capital? Greater Paris is a global city, where ideas, trends, goods, talents, capitals and companies converge, where the future city is being created. […]

  • MaaS across the Mobility Spectrum: An Interview with Jacob Bangsgaard, CEO of ERTICO-ITS Europe

    Interview Conducted by Anne Gadel, Head of Public Affairs, Autonomy What is MaaS Alliance’s role in helping the MaaS ecosystem thrive? The MaaS Alliance is driving the take-up of Mobility as a Service by creating a common approach to MaaS and unlocking the economies of scale needed for successful implementation of MaaS in Europe and […]

  • The FIA’s Formula for Sustainable Mobility: An Interview with Thierry Willemarck, Deputy President Mobility

    Interview conducted by Anne Gadel, Head of Public Affairs, Autonomy  The Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile  is the governing body of motor sport and promotes safe, sustainable and accessible mobility for all road users across the world. As the old idea of automobiles is often perceived as counter-intuitive to decarbonisation and sustainability goals, what is FIA […]

  • Why Paris is the City of Love for Foreign Mobility Businesses: an Interview with Lionel Grotto, CEO of Paris Region Entreprises

    Interview Conducted by Anne Gadel, Head of Public Affairs,  Autonomy In what ways does PRE promote the Capital Region’s attractivity ? Can you give us a recent concrete example of your international action? Paris Region Entreprises is publicly funded by the Paris Regional Council. It is a catalyzer of business and innovation which assists each […]

  • For Volocopter, lift-off is already a reality! An interview with Fabien Nestmann, Head of Global Public Affairs

    Image: Volocopter  Interview conducted by Stephanie Hagen, Head of Conferences and Digital Content at Autonomy  In 2017, Volocopter became the first autonomous air taxi to carry out a successful test flight (inside a city; Dubai), how soon until we see Volocopter fully operating in cities and will it be entirely autonomous? We expect to have […]