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Our online data: Don’t let fear paralyze you

Sometimes we find ourselves working on our laptop and suddenly Mr. Google presents that beach we want to visit in our so dreamed of summer vacations. Being innocent we would say: How incredible is the digital world that magically knows our preferences about places we want to see. Being more realistic when it comes to the Internet, we can say that in the world of data we are still at the more

A first piece of the future?

Germany's first e-highway was put into operation on the A5 motorway near Frankfurt at the beginning of May. Hybrid trucks can charge their batteries while driving via current collectors. more


Roundtable Recap with Beate Kubitz, TravelSpirit Foundation (UK)

Beate Kubitz is Director of Policy and Communications at TravelSpirit Foundation and has been one of our favorite guests at the Roundtable discussion on April 24. She believes that innovations in transportation are noticeably positive, but these innovations need shaping to work for communities and the environment. more


Roundtable Recap with Olivier Thereaux, Open Data Institute (UK)

Oliver Thereaux is Head of Technology at Open Data Institute in the Uk. He leads the ODI Labs team in the design and creation of prototypes and services for ODI Toolbox, as well as the creation of software. At this Roundtable "Zero Emission City", Olivier shared his knowledge and perspective on the implications of Open Data on urban mobility. more


Open Source Lab @ International Transport Forum in Leipzig

We are happy to have been part of the workshop at ITF Leipzig on the topic “Commuter Mobility – Collaboration for New Intermodal Solutions”. We joined representatives of the Sustainability Council as well as other great organizations in order to discuss what must be done to ensure sustainable and efficient commuting. However, we also talked about what is possible already and how this can be more

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Cars Can Be More Than Just Vehicles

The future belongs to electric mobility. Battery-powered vehicles are changing not only the way we move, but they also change life as a whole. Our infrastructure must be adapted to the new needs in order to supply electric vehicles. But they are a mobile source of energy for other devices connected to them, too. This does not only mean to charge a cell phone while driving. The keyword is: “V2G”. more