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    Key Takeaways From the Virtual Workshop ‘Could COVID-19 Kill the Company Car?’

    By Stephanie Hagen, Director of Content, Autonomy & the Urban Mobility Company Click here to watch a recording of ‘Could COVID-19 Kill the Company Car?’ held in partnership with EY and co-hosted by BloombergNEF. “Covid-19: boom or bust for the company car?” After an hour of enthusiastic discussion and debate, Workshop moderator and BloombergNEF Intelligent […]

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    The Beauty of “Micro-Subsidies”: A New Era in the Management of Urban Mobility?

    By Miquel Nadal, Strategic Advisor at Factual The COVID-19 crisis can have a paradoxical effect on public transport (PT). The limitations imposed on mobility during lockdowns and increasing concerns about the need to keep some physical distancing thereafter have reduced ridership to historical lows and this has had a tremendous impact on PT’s finances. But […]

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    How and Why We Are Creating a Mobility Data System Based on Wifi and GPS Data

    By David O’Neill, Director, Kisio Analysis and Consulting The Business of Mobility is an 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 […]

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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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    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 […]

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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 […]

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    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 […]

  • Autonomy Digital: A Tradeshow For Our Times

    By Ross Douglas, Founder & CEO of Autonomy The lockdown in March caught us in full-stride selling the 5th edition of Autonomy Paris. Our options were to postpone or go digital, our response was to spend two weeks reading up about pandemics and speaking to key clients. (“The Hammer and the Dance” by Tomas Pueyo […]

  • What Ross is Reading: August 2020

    By Ross Douglas, Founder & CEO of Autonomy & the Urban Mobility Company In this monthly column, I share what I’m reading and how it influences our decisions at Autonomy & the Urban Mobility Company.   I don’t read many business books but when I do I research extensively before buying. For this summer holiday I wanted to read […]

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    Return to Urban Mobility: Open MaaS and Active Transportation

    By Scott Shepard, Chief Business Offier, Iomob As our cities emerge from lockdown stage post-COVID, physical urban design interventions have been implemented on a broad scale. From wider sidewalks, to pop up bike lanes, to car free central business districts, many of the ideas and schemes that were only dreamt of by urbanists post-World War […]

  • The Business of Mobility: How I Transformed a Summer Job into a Successful Smart City Company

    By Kurtis McBride, Co-founder & CEO of Miovision The Business of Mobility is an Urban Mobility Company series highlighting some of 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 […]

  • MaaS is Blossoming to Give People the Freedom of Mobility: Transitioning to a New Paradigm

    By Clara Anderson, Digital Communication Specialist, Meep The incessant expansion of digitalisation, the emergence of the shared economy and the spread of innumerable platforms. These are the three main events that have triggered the development of Mobility as a Service in the past years, inducing the development of new business urban mobility models. These changes […]