According to the Institute for Mobility Research in Berlin (IFMO), 18- to 30-year-olds have no interest in owning a car, due to a greater regard for the environment as well as a shift in needs and priorities. Public transport, carsharing services and UBER are the alternatives of choice. Grab a shared vehicle when you need one, take the tube when you don’t. The global car sharing market is expected to grow from 7 million members to a huge 36 million by the end of 2025. In response to changing mobility habits, some forward-thinking cities are digitalising their public transit systems and experimenting with on-demand offers. These pioneering cities include London, Shanghai and Singapore.
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Check out this innovative solar powered camper van. It can drive up to 740 kms on a sunny day and travel up to speeds of 120kms per hour. When the sun isn’t shining it can be plugged directly into the grid.
Hong Kong’s Mass Transit Railway (MTR) has begun to use robots to enhance customer service. Five robots are currently being used, called ‘Finder-T’, ‘Guider-T’, ‘Checker-T’ and two types of ‘Cleaner-T’. Read the full article below:
Norway is one of the countries leading the way in the green maritime revolution. One ambitious project is the Yara Birkeland – the world’s first fully electric, autonomous container ship. The emission-free ship will replace 40 000 road freight trips annually thereby reducing carbon emissions by 750 metric tons.
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