Mobility

Start-up of the Day: Triply arranges transport for youth to festivals & events

It's a problem that many young people are familiar with. What's the easiest way to get to events or festivals if they are held in the countryside? Or if you yourself live outside the city where a major event is being held? That's what the founders of the...

Start-up of the day: Hyper Poland speeds up the country

How to cross over 600 kilometres in less than an hour only by train? We used to think that it’s impossible. Nowadays though, we’re closer than ever to making it happen. Innovation Origins wrote a lot about the hyperloop concept. Recently, you could hear about Delft’s...

Dutch investor Kees Koolen: ‘Corona crisis will lead to a total reset of the world’

Dutch entrepreneur Kees Koolen and investor in Booking.com and Uber from the very outset is busy all day providing support to technological start-ups which he invests in. He has never experienced a crisis as extreme as the current one that's caused by the corona...

How COVID-19 could change our approach to mobility

Governments are endeavouring to stem the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus (corona virus) by reducing person-to-person contact. The resulting ban on social activities has largely relegated the economy to the home office. This is also reflected in rush hour traffic,...

Start-up of the Day: Wireless charging stations with robotic technology for e-cars

As early as 2013 it was clear to Christian Flechl: e-mobility is the future. But what bothered him though, were the inconvenient charging systems. At a time when everything was becoming wireless, it seemed that the endless fuss with the charging station cables no...

How COVID-19 could change our approach to mobility

Governments are endeavouring to stem the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus (corona virus) by reducing person-to-person contact. The resulting ban on social activities has largely relegated the economy...

Follow-up: Where are the self-driving trucks?

In the weekly ‘follow-up’ section we present a sequel to the best-read article of the past week. This week: Mercedes is sweeping the test tracks with an autonomous snow shovel. However,...

Exponential growth of E-buses in Western Europe

The number of electric buses in Western Europe is skyrocketing. In the past year, more E-buses were registered than between the years 2012 and 2018 combined. This was the outcome of a study by...

Financing round for German solar car

The German company Sono Motors which makes electric cars with solar panels on the roof  saw the bottom of the greenhouse come into view last year. More money had to be put on the table, but the...

My Esel – the fully customized wooden bicycle

Christoph Fraundorfer started having back problems from cycling and figured out that it was due to the geometry of his bicycle. As an architect and furniture designer he is accustomed to solving...

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