Mobility


Is it possible to reduce travel time and pollution when moving around? How can governments introduce equity and accessibility into the transportation equation?

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The autonomous car trap in terms of eliminating traffic jams

Author | Marcos Martínez Autonomous mobility presents notable advantages compared to manual driving. It will be more efficient calculating both the best route and the range of speeds, but also safer, given that, thanks to Car 2 Car communications, part of the Internet of Things, the information collected by a car ...

Roads with less fumes: Hydrogen fuel cell buses for long-distance routes

Author | Patricia M. Liceras FlixBus, Europe’s largest long-distance road transport operator, wants to take sustainable mobility one step further through buses. It will test vehicles powered by hydrogen fuel batteries for long distances, becoming the first company in the world to do so. In order to bring the project to ...
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Black boxes in cars: safety or the beginning of the end of privacy in vehicles?

Author | Jaime Ramos Last March, the European Union announced that a regulation was going to enter into force in 2022 that would revolutionise transport. It consists of establishing 15 mandatory advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) in all vehicles sold as of that year. These systems include the controversial black boxes or: ...
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Welcome to the post-diesel era. And now what?

Author | Jaime Ramos Mobility has experienced a revolution this decade, targeting the very heart of the industry. The centenary supremacy of combustion engines is swaying, with the general boom of new forms of alternative mobility and, specifically, electric cars. Diesel-powered models are the first to feel the effects of this change. ...
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Car manufacturers are aware that the future is bleak

Author | Marcos Martínez It is no secret that mobility is changing in cities. Citizens that are more committed to energy efficiency, city councils that implement measures to combat pollution and more user-friendly spaces for people, are eliminating private and polluting cars from cities. As a result, car manufacturers are now changing ...