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  • All the Major Mobility Announcements at CES 2021

    By Marc Amblard, Founder & Managing Director, Orsay Consulting CES went digital for obvious reasons this year. I missed the serendipity associated with strolling up and down alleys of startups and wandering around corporate booths. It was much more difficult to feed my curiosity and discover unexpected products, services, materials, partnerships or old friends, all online. […]

  • Money mobility

    9 Key Urban Mobility Trends in 2021: Show Me the Money!

    By Josep Laborda, CEO & Managing Partner, FACTUAL It’s the end of the world as we know It (and we at Factual feel fine!) Nothing is more fitting today than this old R.E.M. song of the eighties, arguably the official anthem of 2020, the year when the corona crisis turned our lives upside down, disrupted businesses […]

  • 2021 Mobility Predictions

    Three Mobility and Smart Cities Predictions for 2021

    By Scott Shepard, Chief Business Officer, Iomob Technologies 1. Micromobilty Market Consolidation in Europe Given the speed and timing of COVID, there has been a rapid transformation in the European micromobility market. According to recent news stories and press releases, many of the largest operators have been in active late stage fund raises to shore up […]

  • Future of Car in cities

    Figuring Out the Future of the Car (It’s All About Cities)

    By Ross Douglas, Founder & CEO, Autonomy & the Urban Mobility Company Last week I participated in three urban mobility happenings: the Financial Time’s three-day ‘Future of the car Summit’; the ‘Annual Polis Conference’ (for European cities to discuss their mobility plans); and Autonomy and Siemens Advanta Consulting’s virtual workshop on how OEMS can avoid […]

  • Key Takeaways From the Virtual Workshop “OEMS Now or Never: How to Embrace New Mobility”

    By Rebecca Sands, Content & Project Manager at Autonomy & the Urban Mobility Company Click here to watch a recording of “OEMS Now or Never: How to Embrace New Mobility” held in partnership with Siemens Advanta Consulting. In recent years, automotive OEMs have experienced a whirlwind of changes – many of them digital – to […]

  • 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 […]

  • Global Autonomous Driving Network Q3/2020 – Collaboration Around the Globe

    By Augustin Friedel, Shared Mobility Expert With close to 200 different companies connected to each other, the global autonomous driving landscape is getting more complex.  Players in the self-driving space partner to reduce development costs and to speed up time to market and testing cycles. Companies like AutoX, with activities in China and USA, are following […]

  • Gen Z and the Dawn of Mobility Culture

    By Sandra Witzel, Head of Marketing at SkedGo From the environmental impact of fossil fuel vehicles to heavily congested roads, our relationship with transport has to be re-examined. A carrot and stick approach is often used to encourage change – but there are other notable drivers. Enter Generation Z (Gen Z). Born between the mid-1990s […]

  • 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 […]

  • The Latest Edition of the Autonomous Vehicles Landscape 2020

    With over 430 companies across 15 domains, this 7th version of the autonomous vehicles landscape by Marc Amblard, Managing Director of Orsay Consulting and Topio Networks gives the best snapshot yet of the most important players in the sector. Automation, urban & last mile logistics and smart infrastructure are just a few of the themes […]

  • The Crisis Reshuffles the Deck in the AV Space

    By Marc Amblard, Founder & Managing Director, Orsay Consulting The ongoing crisis is expected to be have a severe impact on the automotive industry. The significant drop in sales in recent months and a lengthy projected economic recovery has accelerated pre-crisis trends in the mobility space. The shift towards autonomous driving will be significantly impacted, whereas […]

  • 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 […]