When introducing new technologies, it does not always have to be something significant like autonomously driving cars. Sometimes it is a minor improvement that can make an innovation great or has the opportunity to push an existing service even further.
This category is all about the bigger picture of mobility – dealing with topics such as carsharing in general, the sharing economy and our place as car2go in this environment.
We’re all familiar with the problem – if you have the time to travel you don’t have the money, if you have the money you don’t have the time. So how can you travel with the time you have, but without any money? The participants in the event “RED BULL CAN YOU MAKE IT?” are traveling across Europe for one week with no money at all.
The future of the car will be autonomous – there’s almost no doubt about it. Automobile manufacturers, suppliers and branch newcomers are working feverishly on the development of autonomously driven vehicles. This is good news for cities and their inhabitants as traffic will thus become cleaner, cheaper and safer. But, what are the decisive factors for the autonomous, fully electric fleet of the future?
Demand prediction now helps ensure that car2gos are available right there where they are really needed. In the future, the precision, and hence the accurate coordination of supply and demand, will be even better. How this will be done and which factors are taken into consideration is explained below.
When it comes to christmas, the opinions tend to differ sharply. Some get really aggressive by all the christmas stuff and real grinches, some try to avoid the whole thing and for some it is the most wonderful time of the year. Which type are you? Take a car2go and get away from all the spectacle, or celebrate to the fullest?
It’s not only engineers who have ideas about how we will move about in the future – science fiction stories are also a source of inspiration. The futurologist Marianne Reeb dares to take a look into the crystal ball and reveals which concepts really may move us about at some point in the future.
Picking up a car whenever you need one and leaving it at your destination was a fundamental step towards a new understanding of mobility. Now, the eyes of the experts are firmly fixed on the perceived next step: autonomous vehicles. Sandra Phillips, Shared Mobility Architect and founder of movmi, explains how the two concepts are connected.
It is often many years since the last first aid training – and it is therefore not surprising that most people are unable to cope when they arrive at the scene of an accident. Malte, a volunteer paramedic, is pleased to help by answering the most important questions and reminding us what we should do.
We learnt it years ago from our mothers: sharing things with others is a good idea – the results are a sense of community, efficient use and variety. Daniel Bartel, founder and expert for digital innovations and entrepreneurship, explains in the interview why this childhood concept is increasingly taking hold in the German economy – under the “sharing economy” title.