Webinar: On-Demand Service Design Makes Fleets 10x More Efficient

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Getting on-demand mobility services right is difficult. While peer-to-peer ridehailing is popular, it is neither profitable nor efficient, with companies losing money, drivers complaining about low wages, and cities angry at worsening traffic. High profile failures of on-demand services like Chariot have also made headlines. A new webinar, On-Demand Service Design Makes Fleets 10x More Efficient, will demonstrate how to … Read More

Enterprise Information Technology Executive Gary Patterson Joins Bestmile as COO

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Bestmile announced the appointment of senior enterprise technology executive Gary Patterson to the position of Chief Operating Officer. As COO, he will accelerate Bestmile’s growth by developing a partnership framework that will consolidate relationships with trusted and value-added partners around the globe. He will also oversee customer support, product deployment, and customer success operations. “Bestmile introduced fleet orchestration to the … Read More

Bestmile Platform to Power Last-Mile Autonomous Vehicle Delivery Service

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LAUSANNE – Switzerland and SAN FRANCISCO – USA, (May 29, 2019) – Bestmile, the leading Fleet Orchestration Platform used to plan, manage, and optimize autonomous and human-driven vehicles announced that the company’s platform has been selected by EIT Digital, the European Institute of Technology Digital to develop a Last-Mile Automated Delivery (LMAD) solution using autonomous robots. “Consumers increasingly expect same … Read More

Bestmile Collects Company of the Year Award at Cleantech Forum Europe

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Bestmile Global Cleantech Company of the Year

Bestmile’s Luc Texier was in Stockholm on May 23 to accept the Company of the Year Award at the tenth annual Global Cleantech 100 award ceremony held at the Cleantech Forum Europe. “Our mission is ‘To make transportation efficient, affordable and available for all,’” said Bestmile cofounder Anne Mellano. “This award recognizes the social and environmental value of highly efficient … Read More

New On-Demand Webinar: Integrating Autonomous Vehicles with Public Transport

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bestmile webinar integrating AV with public transport

Some 200 mobility professionals gathered for Bestmile’s April 30 webinar, “Integrating Autonomous Vehicles with Public Transport.” On-demand mobility expert Mike Cottle of Bestmile, who has been involved with many of the world’s first and most successful public autonomous vehicle projects, shared best practices based on lessons learned from real-world experience. The recorded webinar is now available on-demand. Watch it now. … Read More

Ridehailing StartUp Alto Makes News in Dallas

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Alto, a Dallas area startup ridehailing business is making news in the city, with WFAA Channel 8 and CBS Channel 11 airing stories about the company’s innovative new service that focuses on safety and other features that appeal to women. The WFAA interview features Alto Chief Customer Officer Alex Halberdier as she takes a reporter on a ride using the … Read More

Switzerland Moves Towards Mobility as a Service

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Two leaders in Swiss mobility, train operator SBB and bus service provider CarPostal recently announced plans to team up to offer the country’s first Mobility as a Service (MaaS) solution. MaaS solutions allow travelers to plan door-to-door trips that book multiple modes of transit using a single smartphone application. Offering such a service requires integrating technology and time tables from … Read More

April 30th Webinar: Integrating AV with Public Transport – North America

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Bestmile has announced a new webinar to be held Tuesday, April 30 at 9:00 AM PST. The webinar, “Integrating Autonomous Vehicles with Public Transport,” will share best practices to ensure successful integration of new mobility services with existing public transit networks. This webinar is a fresh version of the popular Europe-focused webinar delivered in February that drew more than 400 … Read More

Bestmile Featured in Auto Futures

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Bestmile’s Sebastien Ruffino was interviewed by Auto Futures at the Shift Automotive Conference during the Geneva International Motor Show. He explains how mobility service providers are using Bestmile’s proven mobility services platform to reduce risks and accelerate time to market. Watch now.