• Rides, Roads, Residences

    By Chima Rickards, PhD candidate, Associate, Hoag+Co. How mobility technologies are impacting the built environment and … why care? Parking prices, congestion charges, fuel stations – the costs and diversions one never had to face on their way to work in the age of horse and carriage. The switch from horse-riding to automobiles changed the […]

  • Sustainable Mobility at the Heart of Business Transformation

    Why Fleet Management is Just the Beginning By Jane Hoffer, CEO, GoWithFlow What will our world look like post COVID-19? It is hard to say, but one thing is for certain — the impact that transportation has on our climate couldn’t have been more clear in the days that the world stopped driving and flying. […]

  • Urban Mobility’s Unique Chance to Help Fight Climate Change

    By Marc Amblard, Founder & Managing Director, Orsay Consulting The past few months have transformed our lives in so many ways as never before seen in our lifetimes. We will continue to be negatively impacted for months or possibly even years. But what if something good could come out of it? What if we used this […]

  • The Business of Mobility: Powering the Micromobility “Clean Up” in Cities

    By Cagri Selcuklu, Co-founder, Duckt The Business of Mobility is a new Urban Mobility Company series highlighting some the fastest-growing, 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 brilliant idea into […]

  • (New) Future of Mobility: Likely Winners and Losers

    By Marc Amblard, Founder & Managing Director, Orsay Consulting The current crisis is first and foremost humanitarian, with 300k casualties to date worldwide and massive joblessness. It is also economic, with almost all companies having financial difficulties and many collapsing. However, a few sectors are currently booming (e.g. deliveries), some will benefit from a crisis-induced tailwind, while […]

  • How will the Covid-19 Crisis impact the Electrification of Mobility?

    By Marc Amblard, Founder & Managing Director, Orsay Consulting The spread of coronavirus has caused massive havoc around the world, most importantly concerning the health and well-being of the population. We will collectively come out of this crisis at some point. However, many aspects of our lives and economies will look very different post-crisis than they […]

  • The Future of Trucking

    By Marc Amblard, Founder & Managing Director, Orsay Consulting Back in December 2017, I published an article entitled “Commercial Vehicles go Electric, Autonomous, Connected and Shared.” Things have progressed over the last 2+ years, which justifies a new article on this topic. What is the current state of play?​​ Electrification The pace of electric vehicle […]

  • Your Guide to the French Mobility Orientation Law

    Update 24/06/2020 The Urban Mobility Company in partnershhp with Choose Paris Region held a Virtual Workshop on the French Mobility Orientation Law on 24 June. Watch the recording and read our key takeaways! At the end of 2019, the French government approved a set of sweeping reforms known as the French Mobility Orientation Law (or […]

  • Electric Skateboards – A Faster Way to Bring EVs to Market

    By Marc Amblard, Founder & Managing Director, Orsay Consulting The industry is scrambling to bring electric vehicles (EV) to market quickly to meet tightening CO2 emission and CAFE standards, or OEMs will pay hefty financial penalties. However, this should be done with the smallest investment possible given the remaining uncertainty as to the life volumes and ramp-up […]

  • Current Developments and Future Trends: Free Floating Car Sharing Report

    By Augustin Friedel, Shared and Intermodal Mobility Expert 2020 is projected to be a major year for free-floating car sharing in Europe in terms of growth, expansion and profitability, which is why it’s more important than ever to understand this promising mobility industry. This groundbreaking report provides an in-depth exploration of the current state of […]

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    The Business of Mobility: How we prevent vandalism of our $4,000 shared e-bikes

    By Raoul Stöckle, founder and CEO of BOND Mobility The Business of Mobility is a new Urban Mobility Company series highlighting some 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 […]

  • China’s Quest to Win the EV/AV Race in a Warming World

    By Ross Douglas, Founder & CEO, Autonomy I was recently invited by China EV100 to participate in the Global Future Mobility Forum in Deqing, outside of Hangzhou. The city is famous for Alibaba being headquartered there. The Chinese government plans to make it even more famous by making it the centre of their EV and […]