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?
Has it been one of those years that feels like you blinked and it was over? Or was it one of those years that seemed to drag on forever? Either way, 2018 is looming near, and we’re in the thick of the holiday season. Lucky for you, car2go has some tips to get through some of the stress in style, and bring a little holiday cheer back into your year!
There are just ten days to go and then we will either be waiting for Father Christmas or Santa Claus placing gifts under the tree. But before that, there are lots of errands to run and appointments to keep, for which a smaller or larger carsharing car can be useful. Here car2go offers five tips on why it is even more worth to use a car2go during the pre-Christmas season:
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.
Becoming a manager can be exciting and scary. Even though you’ve shown how successful you can be as an individual contributor, you are now tasked with ensuring the success of employees under you. So, where do you start? In this post, I’m going to review some of the major topics that all new or first time managers should think about when the big promotion happens.
In 2016, the car2go Mercedes-AMG C 63 Coupé was the first AMG to be piloted in Berlin. Now, its incredibly positive reception by the car2go members has paved the way for another extended pilot phase in which two Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 4MATIC will join the fleets in both Hamburg and Munich.
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.
In May, car2go published a blog post on the Brand Immersion Experience Program which detailed out the amazing experience of going to Birmingham, AL and learning all about Mercedes-Benz’s manufacturing, history, and technology. Since some of the car2go employees recently went through the program, car2go thought it would interview one of them!