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Ensuring a Positive Charging Experience on the Way to an All-Electric Future

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Pursuing an all-electric future is a key component in General Motors’ vision of a world with zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion.

As part of this pursuit, Alex Keros, Lead Architect of EV Infrastructure, and his team are focused on ensuring a positive EV charging experience for customers. Alex’s passion for on-demand mobility, sharing and electrification shines through as he works with GM to eliminate barriers to EV ownership.

Charging Gets a Boost From Ridesharing EVs

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It’s a classic chicken-and-egg scenario: buy an EV once there is a lot of charging infrastructure and build EV charging infrastructure once there are a lot of EVs.

HPE and PwC Expand Partnership to Power Future Cities

New Center of Excellence will develop innovative use cases in various industry verticals to demonstrate the power of emerging technologies
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On September 12, 2017, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) announced a new project with long-time strategic partner, PwC, to jointly create a Center of Excellence (CoE) in Kolkata, India, to advance development for future cities. Together, HPE and PwC are capitalizing on the Internet of Things (IoT) landscape to create opportunities for city administrators to optimize their assets and provide citizen-centric services.

Developing a Global Social Impact Strategy for Toyota

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Toyota partnered with FSG to develop a business-aligned social impact portfolio focused on various aspects of mobility—personal mobility, green mobility, and urban mobility.

Qualcomm Urban Mobility Index: Considerations for 35 Global Cities for Future Urban Mobility

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The cities in which many of us live, work, and socialize are changing. There are now 28 megacities with populations of 10 million or more, and an additional 13 cities are expected to evolve into megacity status by 2030.

As anyone that lives or works in a major city can attest, rapid population growth can place extraordinary pressure on transportation networks. Roads are more congested, buses and trains become more crowded, and journeys take longer. If cities are to keep growing, city leaders must ensure that their citizens are able to travel freely and easily.

Guest Post: In Shaping the Future of Mobility, Convenience, Reliability Still Key

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General Motors Chairman and CEO Mary Barra has said the automotive industry will change more in the next five years than it has in the last 50. Here’s some proof just from our operations. Since January, GM has made four major mobility announcements: an investment in Lyft, the launch of our car-sharing brand Maven, the acquisition of Cruise Automation and launch of the Express Drive rental hubs with Lyft.

Toyota Mobility Foundation Joins New Cities Foundation as Global Strategic Member

TMF Chief Program Officer, Latondra Newton, to join New Cities Foundation Board of Trustees
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Montréal, Canada, May 25, 2016 /3BL Media/ – The New Cities Foundation today welcomed the Toyota Mobility Foundation as its latest Global Strategic Member. The partnership between the two organizations aims to activate the next generation of urban mobility solutions.
 

Ray C. Anderson Memorial Highway

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Olivia Ries is co-founder of One More Generation and a friend of the Ray C. Anderson Foundatio

Today’s article is one I am glad to bring to you because it shares with you how the legacy of a visionary is still changing the world for the better, even after his death. 

Are Carmakers Ready for the Urban Mobility Revolution?

The way people get from place to place is changing in big ways, and auto companies are adapting their global strategies to stay ahead.
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By 2035, more than 60% (pdf) of the world’s population are projected to be urban dwellers. That could result in denser cities, more competition for housing and added congestion caused by cars.

GreenBiz CEO Talks With GM Mobility Exec About Future of Mobility

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GM CEO Mary Barra has stated the auto industry will change more in the next five years than it has in the last 50. What’s in store, and how will the fusion of transportation and connectivity enable new ways to share mobility?

Watch GM Executive Director of Urban Mobility Programs Peter Kosak talk with GreenBiz CEO Eric Faurot on this topic. They’ll discuss how GM is turning global challenges like urbanization and congestion into new business models that can drive customer value and build stronger communities.

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