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Mobility & Transportation - Issue #35

That's a wrap, folks! At least for 2018... This will be the last issue of the year. We hope you enjoy
Issue #35  •  December 11  •  view online
Mobility & Transportation
Mobility & Transportation
Insight into all things transportation and mobility, covering driverless vehicles, trends in public transportation, the rise of cycling, ride- and car-share, smart city developments, ITS, and more.
That’s a wrap, folks! At least for 2018…
This will be the last issue of the year. We hope you enjoyed your weekly dose of #mobility & #transportation news. Please feel free to reach out to us if you would like to give us some feedback. Or if you have some interesting news of your own.
Have a great end of the year and an even better start into 2019. Looking forward to reaching your inbox again then :)
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Timo, James and Manuel


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ExxonMobil Robotics Pitch Competition ($60,000 + Pilot)

BBL Ventures has opened the first Reverse Robotics Pitch for ExxonMobil. Interested applicants are invited to enter the challenge by March 29th for the chance at an invitation to Houston to participate in the reverse pitch the week of April 17. The prize for the winning challengers is $60,000 and eligibility for a commercial pilot.
Electric Scooters vs. Cities | Next Battle for Future of Mobility

How We’re Improving Use Of City Curbs With Lime – Populus AI

​Waze-fed AI platform helps Las Vegas cut car crashes by almost 20%

TuSimple's Robo-Truck Cameras See Twice as Far as Any Lidar

The fate of self-driving cars hangs on a $7 trillion design problem

Ford opens Advanced Manufacturing Center and 3D prints Ford Shelby Mustang GT500 parts - 3D Printing Industry

Audi to spend nearly $16 billion on self-driving car tech, electrification through 2023

GM Files Blockchain Patent to Manage Data From Autonomous Cars

How Slow Lanes Can Speed Up New Mobility (And Save Lives)

SLoCaT Transport and Climate Change 2018 Global Status Report (TCC-GSR)
The Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT) is leading the production of a regular Transport and Climate Change Global Status Report (TCC-GSR) to bring together information streams on transport and climate change.
Unbundling The Autonomous Vehicle

Aston Martin will make old cars electric so they don’t get banned from cities

Waymo One, the groundbreaking self-driving taxi service, explained

MyGalileoApp Competition

Bring space to your smartphone and win €100,000 by developing an Android and iOS app. The MyGalileoApp Competition is ON!🛰😎Develop an innovative app that uses the Galileo satellites’ positioning accuracy & commercially launch your solution! Gather a team or go solo & design & develop an app that will #UseGalileo. And the best part? Meet & work hand in hand with our amazing mentors and the 1st place winner gets €100,000! You can find everything you need to know at Don't wait until the last minute and make sure you register your app proposals on time! Deadline: March 28.
Techstars Startup Digest Mobility & Transportation is curated by:
Timo Hoffmann Timo Hoffmann
Manuel Heckmann Manuel Heckmann - COO & Co-Founder
James Gleave James Gleave
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