• Shared Mobility Services: “Battle Royale” in Barcelona

    By Alexandre Gauquelin, Founder, Shared Micromobility and Julien Chamussy, Co-Founder & Vice President of Marketing, fluctuo The dense, touristic and sunny capital of Catalonia has huge potential for shared mobility. In 2007, the city launched Bicing, one of the most successful dock-based bike-sharing services in Europe. From 2016 onwards, as in most major European cities, multiple free-floating services […]

  • European Shared Mobility Business Models

    By Scott Shepard, Chief Business Officer, Iomob Technology Services When we think of shared mobility, what comes to mind? Scooters, bikes, taxis, carshare, pogo sticks? While each of these options (minus one) offer countless opportunities for flexibility and freedom in navigating urban environments, there is another major factor at play. How can each of these offers […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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. […]

  • Where does Europe fit in the new mobility landscape?

    By Ross Douglas, Founder & CEO, Autonomy I recently visited Venice as a guest of Homo Faber, ‘the first major cultural exhibition dedicated to European craftsmanship.’ The event, the brainchild of South African luxury-goods billionaire Johann Rupert, was themed, ‘crafting a more human future’ and celebrated the Renaissance ideal of man as maker. Rupert is […]

  • Après la fin d’Autolib’, quel avenir pour l’autopartage à Paris ?

    Photo credit: Getty Images Par Antoine Laporte Weywada, Chef de projet Paris Mobility Lab Lancé en 2011 à Paris, le service Autolib’ est désormais officiellement voué à disparaître, plombé par un déficit de 230 millions d’euros trop lourd pour être assumé par le syndicat Autolib’ métropole. Alors que les emblématiques ‘BlueCar’ grises vont bientôt déserter […]

  • The Future of Urban Mobility: Can Europe Stay On Top?

    By Ross Douglas, Founder & CEO, Autonomy The Future of Urban Mobility Series: Part III European Cities: The Gold Standard Speak to any transport planner and they will tell you that European cities are considered to be the gold standard of good mobility. European policymakers understand that getting people out of cars improves mobility. European […]

  • 2018: quels défis pour les régions? Interview de Michel Neugnot, Président Transports et Mobilité de Régions de France

    Interview menée par Anne Gadel, Responsable des Affaires Publiques, Autonomy Régions de France est l’institution représentative des régions françaises auprès des pouvoirs publics français et européens, ainsi qu’auprès des acteurs de la vie économique et sociale Depuis 2002, les régions sont autorités organisatrices des transports, et ont récupéré depuis le 1er septembre 2017 des compétences […]

  • Les gagnants de l’European Startup prize for mobility révélés !

    Après avoir sélectionné les dix finalistes de l’European Startup prize for mobility le mercredi 7 février dernier, un jury de prestige s’est réuni à Bruxelles pour élire les 4 grands gagnants ce 22 février. L’équipe d’Autonomy s’est rendue à Bruxelles le 22 février pour la Grande journée de la mobilité au cours de laquelle les 10 startups […]

  • Now that the elections are over, let’s build a sustainable future

    Hi there, I would like to tell you a bit about my journey with Autonomy and what I believe Macron’s victory could mean for sustainable mobility. I am a South African entrepreneur who moved to France in late 2014 with the intention of building a powerful independent platform to help speed up the transition to sustainable […]