There is little doubt that the autonomous car will be generalized soon, with a major impact on the entire automotive value chain and our environment.
On the one hand Uber is far from having realized its potential, on the other the platform paves the way to its future competitors.
Logistics is an industry that, while selling mobility, mainly manages immobility. The Physical Internet model will be much more dynamic. / Eric Ballot
Chinese President Xi Jinping outlined his view on reform in a long article published in Peoples’ Daily. The field of road transportation offers a good example.
Urban travel demand has to be understood from the context of differentiated urban growth.
Two trends emerge: the technology race and the “step on the side” approach. With one unifying concept: sustainable mobility.
The industry is facing a change in its relationship with consumers and society in general. / Jacques Aschenbroich (Valeo)
Autolib' is a technical, operational and now commercial success. This electric car-sharing service which started in Paris is now going global.
With the Model S, Tesla offers not only “the best car in the world,” but also an object from the Silicon Valley, closer in its architecture to a mobile electronic device than to a car.
Automakers face 4 evolutions that will change the automotive experience in the few years to come: Connectivity, Artificial intelligence, Sensors, and Interface.
China has joined the race and some companies are already valued at US$10 billion. Shall we expect consolidation? What is going to be the killer application?
Electric vehicles now represent 18% of new registrations. The key to this growth? Incentives so efficient that the policy is overwhelmed by its won success. / Richard Robert
Driverless cars, with general roadworthy models running by 2030, promise to bring sizeable changes to the way we live, the environment, our health, the economy and industry at large.
Automobile manufacturers are designing a new industrial grammar: globalised sourcing, disintegration of value chains, maximisation of comparative advantages... and mega-patforms.
There seems to be no end to the civilian uses of drones. This development goes hand in hand with a radical change in business models.
In emerging economies, will the development of a car driving middle class paralyze the megacities? Advanced countries are already experimenting new solutions.
Intelligent transportation systems create opportunities for many players, from Internet giants to pioneers of the sharing economy and public authorities.
Several technologies are competing and the major manufacturers have opted for very different strategies. Renault decided to go all-electric. Why?
In the car industry the culture of innovation is undergoing a dramatic, exciting change. / Rémi Maniak
Facing rising kerosene costs, the aviation industry is betting on electrification. But what will truly be electric in tomorrow's aircrafts?
Private enterprises will be critical players in space at a time when governments face fiscal pressures forcing them to rethink their galactic ambitions.
The automobile industry isn’t fully mature and it is undergoing deep transformations. Who will be the winners and the losers? / Claude Satinet
The first automated metro lines opened over thirty years ago. Today, new projects are being launched and older lines are being upgraded to automatic systems. But do the edges of the automated metro live up to the investments? Recent projects in and around Paris provide some valuable feedback.
The sky truly is the limit for the aviation sector but, future growth will hinge on constant innovation in the quest to find solutions regarding increasing fuel prices and environmental concerns.
The prospects for electric cars have not looked so good. But one last hurdle remains: the charging infrastructure.