Bestmile Offers New Professional Consulting Service for Mobility Providers to Accurately Plan for New Mobility Services  

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New Service Design Offering Leverages Bestmile’s Proven Dispatching Logic and Optimization Algorithms to Reduce Risk and Accelerate Time to Market for New Mobility Services Bestmile announced its new Professional Consulting Service based on its Mobility Services Platform and advanced simulation capabilities. Called the Service Design Offering, the consulting service enables mobility providers to accurately plan and analyze service performance in … Read More

Why We Need “Air Traffic Control” for Vehicles

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Why We Need “Air Traffic Control” for Vehicles

The Associated Press reported earlier this year that, “One promise of ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft was fewer cars clogging city streets. But studies suggest the opposite: that ride-hailing companies are pulling riders off buses, subways, bicycles and their own feet and putting them in cars instead.” The Numbers Don’t Lie Those studies, conducted by researchers at the Massachusetts … Read More

Watch Bestmile CEO Present at NOAH London

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Bestmile CEO and cofounder Raphael Gindrat will speak at NOAH London, held October 30-31, a conference the brings together Europe’s leading technology businesses, investors, and analysts to facilitate the funding of European businesses at any stage. The program is designed to allow investors and entrepreneurs tell their common success stories. Raphael will tell the Bestmile story on October 31 on at 9:50 … Read More

Bestmile Integrates and Demonstrates Mobility Services Platform with Lohr Cristal Vehicles

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Innovative Lohr Cristal vehicles can now be fully integrated with Bestmile’s Mobility Services Platform and a trial in France is expected before end of year. Bestmile announced the expansion of the company’s OEM partnerships with the platform’s integration with Lohr Cristal vehicles and a demonstration project in France later this year. “This project will demonstrate how Bestmile’s technology can be deeply integrated with an OEM vehicle to enable new mobility services,” said Raphael Gindrat, CEO and cofounder of Bestmile. “The trial will showcase … Read More

Bestmile Explains How to Manage Hybrid Driven and Autonomous Vehicles for Autonomy

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In the rush to develop autonomous vehicles and the safer, greener, traffic-free future that they promise, human-driven services like ridehailing and micro-transit are sometimes overlooked. Innovation in human-driven services is still happening, however, as competitors to early disruptors Uber and Lyft find niche opportunities, and there appears to be plenty of room for growth. This means human-driven and autonomous services … Read More

Global Mass Transit Executive Pierre Gosset Joins Bestmile Advisory Board

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Mass Transit Technology Leader to Advise Rapidly Growing Mobility Services Platform Maker Bestmile, the leading mobility services platform used to plan, manage, and optimize autonomous and human-driven vehicles, today announced the appointment of Pierre Gosset, CTO of SYSTRA Group, as a member of the growing company’s Advisory Board. Pierre Gosset has more than 20 years of experience in mass transit. … Read More

Bestmile Writes About IoT and Autonomous Mobility in Smart Cities Dive

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Autonomous mobility at the kind of scale envisioned by tech and automotive visionaries will be enabled by another recent technical phenomenon, the internet of things (IoT). In a blog on the website Smart Cities Dive, Bestmile’s Mike Cottle writes about how autonomous transit requires exponentially more technology than the tech that is installed on human-driven vehicles, and the vehicles will … Read More

Why Public Transportation Needs to Be Involved in New Mobility Services

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Why Public Transportation Needs to Be Involved in New Mobility Services

Public transportation has so far been under-represented in the discussion of new mobility services. While the public seems to be enthralled with the idea of driverless vehicles on city streets and highways, the idea that new mobility services like ridehailing, robotaxi, and other private services will replace public transportation misses the point. These services and more like them can enhance … Read More

Bestmile Hires Connected Mobility Leader to Head Business Development

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Bestmile announced the appointment of Sebastien Ruffino as Head of Business Development and Strategic Alliances to build the company’s relationships with the global automotive industry. Sebastien brings more than 20 years of experience in sales, product development, marketing, and partnership management. He has over a decade of experience in the connected mobility space and is a recognized expert on smart cities … Read More

Bestmile CEO at World Economic Forum’s New Champions Conference

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution was at the top of the agenda at The World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting of New Champions, held September 18-20 in Tianjin, China. WEF calls the event “the foremost global summit on innovation, science and technology.” Leaders from around the world gathered to discuss and shape the impact of science and technology on geopolitical, economic and … Read More