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Mobility & Transportation - Issue #7

Hi folks! Here is this week's edition of the Mobility & Transportation Startup Digest. Enjoy and
Issue #7  •  May 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.
Hi folks!
Here is this week’s edition of the Mobility & Transportation Startup Digest.
Enjoy and don’t forget: please give us feedback via the buttons below or reach out by replying to this email. We appreciate it.
All the best,
Timo, Manuel and James


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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.
5GAA, Audi, Ford and Qualcomm demonstrate interoperable C-V2X communications

Toyota will test self-driving car ‘edge cases’ at new proving ground in Michigan - The Verge

The Road to Zero: Executive Summary: A Vision for Achieving Zero Roadway Deaths by 2050 | RAND

EU to give young people free train tickets to explore Europe - ABC News

The female moto drivers of Kigali |  News | Al Jazeera

GM bets on 3D printers for cheaper and lighter car parts | Reuters

As the Number of Driverless Cars Increase, So Does the Need for Car Maker Transparency

Drones Rescued More Than 65 People in the Last Year - DRONELIFE

A new journal for autonomous vehicle technology that contains some interesting articles: Autonomous Vehicle International Journal. Here is the inaugural issue.

BMW, GM, Ford and Renault launch blockchain research group for automotive industry – TechCrunch

Bike Share in the U.S.: 2017 - National Association of City Transportation Officials

Ford GoBike launching new electric bicycle service - by j_rodriguez - April 24, 2018 - The San Francisco Examiner

Future Personal Mobility Scenarios: Moving Into The 3rd, 4th and 5th Dimensions

The Long Road to Self-Driving Trucks – Member Feature Stories – Medium

Self-Driving Cars Hit the Las Vegas Strip Thanks to Lyft and Aptiv | Digital Trends

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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