Mobility

Mobility Ecosystem.

Various sectors are converging to seize revenue opportunities in a new mobility ecosystem. Here, you will find the trends and challenges that we can seize to keep moving forward together.

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Mobility

Mobility Ecosystem.

Various sectors are converging to seize revenue opportunities in a new mobility ecosystem. Here, you will find the trends and challenges that we can seize to keep moving forward together.

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Context

Mobility is the hot new trend

The new way of living, consuming and behaving at an accelerated pace has also shaped the way the world moves. As a consequence, the mobility industry has drastically changed.


The new emerging business models are innovating around vehicle’s uses, its economics, and pricing models. 


The world is moving and so are we. Check out the challenges and opportunities that we’ve put together so you can also join the new ride!

From 1990 to 2015, this sector focused on developing solutions such as accesible and universal transport, carsharing, and urban delivery.

 

From 2016 onwards, the spotlight moved to autonomous and connected vehicles, EV charging and mobility, drones, and automatic last mile delivery. 

 

The pandemic brought challenges to the mobility sector due to the way people and corporations move, behave and work. Business must improve in all its facets: collective, individual, and goods transport.

 

Self-sustainability and reducing environmental impact is now more important than ever. Collaboration between governments and corporations is crucial to transform mobility networks.

 

The landscape has changed

Dimensions such as maturity, innovation and performance can now give us an idea of how efficient is a mobility system in a city, uncovering challenges and future trends.

 

Mobility businesses need to improve in the territory’s 3 main categories: collective, individual, and goods transport. 

 

But what should they all have in common? 

 

Simple: they should all point towards self-sustainability and reducing environmental impact.

 

40% of the mileage in Europe could be covered by autonomous vehicles by 2030.

Europe will become the largest market for urban mobility platforms, valued at about $10B by 2035.

To avoid global temperature increasing 1.5°C, 95% of all vehicles need to be emission-free by 2035.

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Territory trends

Client-focus

Offering transport services focused on users and travelers needs is what’s in the mind of all mobility ecosystem players. 

Moreover, the possibility to integrate all of them and make them work in a coordinated way should enhace the experience not only in terms of services but in the operational aspect.

A great shift

Mobility needs to move towards systems that are not only more sustainable, but also flexible and resilient. It will be necessary to meet certain basic requirements, one of them being the need for a strategic vision where all key public and private actors in urban mobility are aligned. Mobility solutions and infrastructures (public and private) have to be designed for both passengers and goods, keeping in mind mobility flows optimization and mobility assets.

Electrification

EV and entertainment

Electric stations offer leisure options and charging is also offered by other players (eg shopping centers).

Batteries perfomance

Exponential improvements in batteries, with more capacity and performance, and less weight and size.

Reinventing the way of charging

Different charging possibilities, such as wireless charging and smart grid networks that incorporate the behavior of the different actors.

Connected mobility

Vehicle-to-everything

Vehicle-to-everything (V2X) communication gains relevance thanks to increased road safety and efficiency. 

Artificial Intelligence

Development of artificial intelligence and subsequent integration for distraction detection, fatigue detection or routing.

Internet of Vehicle

Internet of Vehicle (IoV) to carry out remote diagnostics. The connected parking arrives.

Mobility as a Service

Integration of transport services

Provide a comprehensive offer by integrating transport services in terms of multimodality, information, payment and ticketing. All on the same platform!

Infrastructure integration

Physical mobility infrastructures, this is integrating physical and technological infrastructures in road and urban planning at the City and national level.

Open Data Lake

The availability of a mobility “Open Data Lake” at the service of the system that helps optimize mobility flows in terms of regulation, standardization, certifications and advanced analysis of open data sources. 

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Top challenges in Mobility

Urban growth

In 2030, 60% of the population will live in urban areas. There is not enough time to build the necessary infrastructure in such a short space of time. 

What does this imply? Green and safe public areas, internal pedestrian zones,  micromobility and helipads for drones, exterior roads designed for autonomous mobility (private and public), safer private vehicles in underground parking and not on public roads, reduction of private vehicles and the increasement of payment services.

Legal gaps

Mobility is not only in the hands of the user. The protection capacity provided by vehicles and the design of the infrastructure carried out by public and private agents must be reliable, and the terms and conditions of use must be clear.

Therefore, when managing any interaction with urban mobility and the infrastructure that allows it, a relationship with the Government should be essential.

Unsustainable mobility

Although congestion has been reduced by the emergency situation, together with air and noise pollution, are three challenges that continue to have the greatest weight on the governments’ agendas.

The management of electrical charging points network, the delimitation of special areas or the efficiency improvement of public transport modes are central pillars of entities actions.

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Top opportunities in Mobility

A booming industry

The boost that mobility has gained over the last year was due to the developement of ICT’s. This allowed the improvement of services through new information management and interconnection possibilities.

Big Data is also transforming urban mobility by providing information on alternative modes of transportation. The key is to properly manage and understand data to turn it into actionable information.

Demand is growing

At the same time, there is an underlying need of building a robust and intelligent infrastructure due to the growing demand for electric vehicles, which is projected to increase to 33M in 2030.

With this in mind, the charging infrastructure should multiply by 20 to support this growth.

Smart Cities and Tactical Urbanism

With structures such as super blocks, a new concept appears: the “15-minute city”. This concept promotes a change towards a human-centered city design, which must fulfill six basic social functions: living, working, supplying, caring, learning and enjoying. The collaboration between government and technology (GovTech) facilitates providing products and services to solve public problems. GovTech is valued at USD 400 MM per year, and projected at 1 Trillion by 2025. As a consequence, urban spaces are the main innovation laboratories in areas such as smart management, accessibility or mobility.

Electrification

Climate change has gained ground to many global treaties. For instance, the European green pact, which aims to bring carbon-neutral mobility to the EU by 2050, is leading the change of mentality and the entry of renewable energies, accelerating the transition towards an electric society. 

As a result, a sound demand and strong motivation to acquire electric cars’ has emerged, with more YoY sales. Only in Europe, there has been an increase of electric vehicles sales in the first 6 months of 2021 (more than a 1M of electric cars and plug-in hybrids).

Data is everything

Only 20% of European mobility companies take advantage of Big Data, which is a huge opportunity for all the mobility ecosystem players when implementing savings and efficiency measures. 

All data from the mobility ecosystem combined with information from the city’s infrastructure can play a favorable role in locating, advising, providing assistance and directing users before, during and after the journey. For instance, insurance companies were one of the first that benefit from data obtained through devices connected to cars and better estimate customers driving risks.

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