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 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

Bestmile, Partners Demonstrate AV On-Demand at ITS World Congress 2018

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Bestmile demo ITS World Congress Copenhagen

The Intelligent Transport System World Congress turns 25-years old this year and is being held Sept. 17-21 in Copenhagen. Each year, more than 20,000 transportation professionals gather to share information about the latest developments and products in the industry. While buses and trains may have held the center of the crowd’s attention in decades past, these days it is all … Read More

TPG Launches First Autonomous Service In Geneva Managed by Bestmile Platform

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TPG launches AV service with Bestmile

Geneva Public Transport (TPG) today announced its first autonomous vehicle service, adding autonomous shuttles to the XA line in the municipality of Meyrin on the TPG network. The line is now served by electric autonomous shuttles—the first autonomous vehicles used in the TPG public network. Bestmile is providing the Mobility Services Platform used to configure and manage the service. The … Read More

Bestmile Partners with Hanseatische Fahrzeug Manufaktur GmbH (HFM) to Demonstrate Autonomous Fleet Optimization in “Urban Jungle” at ITS World Congress

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Bestmile today announced its partnership with leading German autonomous vehicle technology provider HFM. Bestmile and HFM will demonstrate a combination of the companies’ technologies during a live demonstration amidst an “Urban Jungle” at ITS World Congress in Copenhagen from Sept. 18-21, 2018. The integration of Bestmile’s Mobility Services Platform with HFM’s Motionboard enables HFM vehicles to be managed as fleets … Read More

Bestmile Ranked 2nd in the TOP 100 Swiss Startup Award!

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Once again, Bestmile has been recognized as one of the leading startups in Switzerland, this year being voted number 2 in Startup.ch’s annual Top 100 Swiss Startups competition. Bestmile was ranked number seven in the 2017 awards, up from 13th in 2016 and 29th in 2015. “This competition calls attention to the great innovation that is going on in Switzerland, … Read More

Bestmile Expands to Asia with Singapore Office

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Bestmile announces the opening of an Asian sales office in Singapore and will debut its presence with an exhibit the Connected Car/Smart Mobility Asia 2018 conference held September 5-7 in Singapore. Bestmile’s Asia sales representative Wee Kiat Kay be and hand and he will be featured in a panel discussion on “Connected Vehicles and Future Mobility” at the conference. “We’re … Read More

Podcast: How Bestmile Is Fueling Strategic Growth in Autonomous Mobility

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The Tech Blog Writer Neil C. Hughes interviews Bestmile CEO Raphael Gindrat and discusses how Bestmile technology is enabling new autonomous and human-driven mobility services, and how these services are transforming cities. The interview takes a deeper dive into the technology involved in delivering these services and what next-generation mobility is all about. Hear more.

Bestmile selected by Microsoft for European AI Accelerator Program

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Berlin, September 3, 2018 – Today, 11 later-stage startups are joining a new batch at Microsoft ScaleUp, formerly Microsoft Accelerator, in Berlin. As such Microsoft is expanding its startup activities with the targeted promotion of AI solutions that could become innovation drivers for Germany. The participating startups come from eight European countries and develop solutions for sectors such as marketing, automotive and medical industries. … Read More