Bestmile Appoints Marco Laumanns to Role of Chief Technology Officer

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Bestmile has appointed Marco Laumanns, VP of Research to the position of Chief Technology Officer. Since joining Bestmile in 2017, Marco has led the company’s research agenda including the development of proprietary ride matching and dispatching algorithms. This core technology enables the Bestmile Mobility Services Platform to plan, deploy, and optimize services that can be tailored to passenger and operator … Read More

Autonomy Ask the Experts Video with Anne Mellano

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Bestmile’s Anne Mellano was featured in Ask the Experts in Autonomy’s Urban Mobility Weekly newsletter video series. The series looks at “the newest trends in urban mobility by going straight to the source: the innovators who are making them happen!” Anne discusses why matching supply with demand for shared mobility services is a serious challenge for transport operators everywhere and … Read More

Lohr Group and CTS Launch Trial of Electric Shuttles Managed by Bestmile

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Lohr Group recently announced that it’s innovative, coupled (two cars with 16 passengers max each) Cristal vehicles will be used in a trial project by Compagnie des Transports Strasbourgeois (CTS) in Strasbourg, France. The trial of the human-driven electric shuttles will take place from December 3 to 21. The service will be managed by the Bestmile Mobility Services Platform, which … Read More

Bestmile Wins 3rd Best Smart Mobility Startup of the Year in Fleet Europe Content

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The votes are in and Bestmile was on the podium in third place in Fleet Europe’s 2018 Smart Mobility Startup of the Year competition. The three winners were announced during the awards ceremony at the Fleet Europe Summit in Barcelona, Spain on November 28th. The winners were chosen based on a combination of voting on the Fleet Europe website, voting … Read More

INIT and Bestmile to offer Mobility Solutions for Driverless Fleets Integrated in Public Transport Systems

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INIT and Bestmile Partnership

Bestmile and INIT, the leading supplier of integrated planning, dispatching, telematics and ticketing systems for bus and rail networks, today announced a partnership to incorporate driverless vehicles into public transport in order to provide fully integrated mobility solutions. The companies will collaborate closely to integrate their respective backend software platforms to offer turn-key solutions that allow public transport operators to … Read More

Microsoft ScaleUp Video Tells Bestmile Story

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Bestmile’s CEO Raphael Gindrat summarizes the Bestmile story in a video produced by Microsoft’s ScaleUp. ScaleUp is Microsoft’s business accelerator program designed to help later stage startups build the marketing and sales infrastructure to facilitate rapid growth, and to connect with Microsoft partners and customers. The program demonstrates “Microsoft’s commitment to expanding its startup activities with the targeted promotion” of … Read More

Bestmile Cofounder Anne Mellano Profiled by House of Switzerland

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Anne Mellano House of Switzerland profile

Bestmile cofounder Anne Mellano is featured on Switzerland’s Federal Department of Foreign Affairs’ “House of Switzerland” website. “Wide use of self-driving shuttles to complement public transport – this is the vision of Anne Mellano,” the article says.  “The young Swiss engineer is the co-founder of Bestmile, a successful start-up that creates innovative software for the management of autonomous and human-driven … Read More

Bestmile Joins the World Business Council for Sustainable Development

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Bestmile has joined nearly 200 forward-thinking companies as the newest member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). By connecting with WBCSD’s network of forward-thinking businesses, across a variety of sectors, Bestmile can increase its impact on global sustainability. Read more.

Register for Our Webinar: Service Design to Ensure Success Before Launch

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Bestmile announced a new webinar to be held Tuesday, December 4 at 2:00 PM GMT/10:00 AM. The webinar, “Service Design for On-Demand Mobility Services: Ensure Success Before Launch,” will review how Bestmile’s new Service Design Offering can be used by mobility providers to test and simulate new services to optimize them prior to deployment. Date: Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Time: … Read More

New Ridehailing Business Alto Selects Bestmile Technology to Manage and Optimize First-of-its-Kind Mobility Experience

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Bestmile’s Mobility Services Platform Enables Alto to Accelerate Time to Market and Offer Differentiated Service SAN FRANCISCO — Nov. 8, 2018 — Bestmile, the leading mobility services platform used to plan, manage, and optimize autonomous and human-driven vehicle fleets, today announced that Alto, a new Dallas-based ridehailing business, will launch the first phase of its service next week, with on-demand … Read More