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

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

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 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

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

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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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