Such has been the success of the business model that BlaBlaCar has become one of the fastest growing transport companies in Europe.
As automakers around the world race to reinvent the car for the 21st century city, Spanish brand SEAT has one major competitive advantage that has put it firmly in pole position.
To make sure that smart city investments reflect the interests and aspirations of residents, the Smart Dubai Office has developed a unique focus on happiness.
Q&A with Dr. Aisha Bin Bishir, Director General, Smart Dubai: "Internet of things (IoT), big data and other technologies must make the lives of our people simple, impactful, seamless, safe and happy."
Munish Khetrapal, Managing Director, Smart Cities and IoT: "The basic thing in Smart Cities is that they need to be connected: if they are not connected, they are not going to be 'smart'.”
As national leaders and the global economy’s most prominent business people arrive in Davos for the World Economic Forum, they are reeling from one of the most turbulent years in recent political history.
As he prepares for the biggest revolution in the 125-year history of the car industry, SEAT president Luca de Meo has no doubt about the best place to be: in the driving seat.
One of the greatest challenges discussed by delegates at Davos in recent times has been how to decouple economic growth from increased energy consumption. After the two hottest years on record, the environmental and economic imperative is now greater than ever before.
One of the most active areas for innovation in today’s car industry is the development of mobility services for long-suffering city commuters. Ford has created a new business unit, Ford City Solutions, focused entirely on helping people move more easily through cities.
The future of distribution will be to build, manage and maintain the means to connect people in the energy space.