Articles tagged “mobility”

Grab Invests in Splyt to Give Users a One-App Ridehailing Solution Globally

Grab Invests in Splyt to Give Users a One-App Ridehailing Solution Globally

Raini Hamdi, Skift

What if you could use your everyday ridehailing app anywhere in the world? No more cumbersome downloads of another app or losing loyalty points from your app. That’s what Grab wants to achieve with its investment in Splyt. Too good to be true?

2 months ago

Legacy Airlines Look to Asia for Travel Technology Innovations

Legacy Airlines Look to Asia for Travel Technology Innovations

Raini Hamdi, Skift

Traditional airlines don’t ever want to be caught unprepared again, as they were when low-cost carriers disrupted their gig. And Asia is where they look to for a head start on travel tech innovations. Never see legacies as geriatric ever again.

7 months ago

Here’s Why Hyundai Is Investing Another $250 Million in Ridehailing Service Grab

Here’s Why Hyundai Is Investing Another $250 Million in Ridehailing Service Grab

Raini Hamdi, Skift

Grab is the go-to for motor companies wanting a piece of Southeast Asia’s future mobility market, as Hyundai’s additional tenfold investment shows.

10 months ago

Helsinki-Based Mobility App Aims to Make Personal Cars Obsolete

Helsinki-Based Mobility App Aims to Make Personal Cars Obsolete

Kati Pohjanpalo, Bloomberg

This sounds like an urban utopia. Will this mobility app really get car lovers to sell their vehicles? Or will it just be an option for people who were never going to buy cars in the first place?

1 year ago

Lime Goes Beyond Scooters to Transit Pods for Streamlining Urban Mobility

Lime Goes Beyond Scooters to Transit Pods for Streamlining Urban Mobility

Joshua Brustein, Bloomberg

This sounds like a good idea, an electricity-powered car-like vehicle that shuttles people about town that's one-third the size of a parking space. And yet those parking spaces are paved with the skeletons of failed urban transit experiments.

1 year ago

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The Emergence of Self-Service Screens is Changing Interactions on Planes and at Airports

The Emergence of Self-Service Screens is Changing Interactions on Planes and at Airports

Adobe + Skift

Mobility and the ability for brands to react in an anytime-anywhere capacity to traveler’s needs has become a must. Download this FREE report to understand how demands of the increasingly smartphone- and tablet-equipped consumer are reshaping the way travel brands interact with travelers.

4 years ago

The Coming Fourth Digital Revolution in the Travel Ecosystem

The Coming Fourth Digital Revolution in the Travel Ecosystem

William El-Kaim, Skift

The smart mobility actors will continue to mesh territories and deploy their technology and services in each major cities of the world, before connecting them through a unified offer. That's the revolution happening right in front of our eyes right now.

4 years ago

The End of Travel, Part 2: Tech Innovations Behind the Rise of Smart Mobility

The End of Travel, Part 2: Tech Innovations Behind the Rise of Smart Mobility

William EL Kaim, Skift

The tech, data and platform changes enabling the daily travel and transport innovations we're all benefiting from now. The mobility era is the era of digital intermediation offered through digital platforms.

4 years ago

New Series: The End of Travel and the Rise of the Smart Mobility Era

New Series: The End of Travel and the Rise of the Smart Mobility Era

William EL Kaim, Skift

We are entering a new mobility era with new players emerging and disrupting travel from the “last mile” up to domestic and regional travel. Mobility providers and aggregators are starting to disrupt the industry by conquering cities, one by one, and aggregating all mode of transportations using digital platforms.

4 years ago