VW, Daimler Executive Alvaro Ramis Joins Bestmile

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Alvaro Ramis Joins Bestmile

Bestmile, the leading Fleet Orchestration Platform used to plan, manage, and optimize autonomous and human-driven mobility services, announces today the appointment of mobility services business leader Alvaro Ramis to the position of Vice President of Business Development and Strategic Alliances. In this role, Alvaro Ramis will nurture and expand Bestmile’s relationships with strategic and technology partners. “Alvaro understands firsthand the … Read More

Keolis offers Public AV Shuttle Service in Lyon

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Keolis Lyon Autonomous Shuttle Bestmile

On 15 November in Lyon, France, transport operator Keolis, Lyon’s public transport authority SYTRAL, autonomous shuttle maker Navya, and fleet orchestration provider Bestmile introduced a new autonomous shuttle service connecting the Décines Grand Large tram station (line T3) and the Parc Olympique Lyonnais stadium. The service includes two autonomous shuttles and is the result of Lyon’s efforts to address the challenges of integrating … Read More

Bestmile Panel Draws a Crowd at CoMotion LA

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Bestmile at CoMotion LA

Calling it a “Global Laboratory of Future Mobility,” CoMotion LA brought together leaders from the urban mobility revolution November 14-15 in the City of Angels. The event featured a lively expert panel on the topic, “Let’s Get Real: Lessons Learned from Real World AV and Human-Driven Deployments” sponsored by Bestmile. While some have claimed that connected and autonomous vehicles and … Read More

Bestmile, Industry Experts Get Real at CoMotion LA

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Bestmile CoMotion LA

Bestmile will host, “Let’s Get Real: Lessons Learned from Real-World AV and Human-Driven Deployments,” an expert panel discussion at CoMotion LA on November 14 at 11:30.  Exciting use cases for new mobility services are emerging for both autonomous initiatives and for human-driven precursors. At CoMotion LA, Bestmile will host a panel of industry experts involved in some of these projects. Leading … Read More

Gaussin Wins Dubai World Challenge Prize for Energy and Environmental Sustainability

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Gaussin announced that its solution in the Dubai World Challenge for Self-Driving Transport, which leveraged a consortium of autonomous mobility partners, including Bestmile, has won the prize for Energy and Environmental Sustainability.  The award was created as a catalyst to reach the city’s goal of making 25 percent of all trips smart and driverless by 2030. Demonstrations were held in the … Read More

Video: The Importance of First Multi-Brand AV Fleet

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On September 24, the Smart City Wallonia exposition demonstrated an autonomous vehicle fleet comprised of two different vehicle brands. The demonstration was hailed as a “world’s first” by the organizers and was enabled by Bestmile’s Fleet Orchestration Platform. This test, organized by Vias Institute, in collaboration with the SPF Mobility and Transport, was conducted in the presence of Minister of Mobility … Read More

Bestmile Provides “Control Tower” For Multi-Brand Fleet at Smart City Wallonia

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Visitors to Smart City Wallonia in the Belgian city of March-enFamenne were able to experience a first-of-its-kind autonomous mobility service—a fleet featuring vehicles made by two different manufacturers. On September 24, 2019, Wallonia held its fourth smart city showcase, and included will be the opportunity to ride in autonomous shuttles made by EasyMile and Navya, managed by the vehicle agnostic … Read More

Beep and Bestmile-Powered AVs Come to Orlando: A “Defining Moment” for Central Florida

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The Lake Nona community has launched Central Florida’s first autonomous shuttle as part of its Move Nona initiative – abold new approach to transportation providing residents and visitors with a variety of efficient and inter-connected ways to get around community. The program includes driverless shuttles operated by autonomous mobility solutions provider, Beep, headquartered in Lake Nona. The Lake Nona community has launched Central Florida’s first autonomous shuttle as part … Read More

Bestmile Joins SMLL Shared Research Lab Testbed to Accelerate Connected Vehicle Solutions

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Bestmile has joined the Shared Research Programme (SRP) of the Smart Mobility Living Lab (SMLL). The lab is the UK’s most advanced urban testbed for connected and autonomous vehicles and allows members to explore, test, and validate products, services, and solutions. The SRP is a collaborative effort where partners work together to discover and understand the issues and requirements in … Read More

VW Leader Hinrich J. Woebcken Joins Bestmile Advisory Board

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Hinrich J. Woebcken, former President and CEO for Volkswagen Group of America, Inc., has joined Bestmile’s Advisory Board. Woebcken has worked in the automotive industry for more than 30 years, including a 10-year tenure with BMW Group. He assumed the role of President and CEO for the Volkswagen Group of America, Inc., in early 2016, and took on the role … Read More