What do a data scientist and a doctor have in common? Apparently little or nothing more than a love of bicycles, the means of transport that has brought them together in a project that has sparked enormous interest and has already won several entrepreneurship awards, including the Hackathon Building the Future Award, promoted by Microsoft and Galp
Among the 29 cities surveyed in the Intelligent Mobility Index conducted by Microsoft, the Portuguese capital stands out for the level of success of the smart urban mobility measures implemented, but there are still a series of complex challenges to be dealt with.
Electric vehicles account for 4.2% of global car sales, a figure that rises to 5.5% in Portugal, which once and for all dispels the idea that electric mobility is a concept for the future and shows that it is already a reality
Small changes can have a big impact on the mobility ecosystem of both companies and society in general. Governments are responsible for creating conditions and incentives that mobilise the business fabric towards more sustainable mobility
Consumption habits will have changed forever once the Covid-19 crisis is over. Mobility will be given fresh momentum due to the fact people and companies want to be more sustainable. Partnerships, good data management, discipline and long-term vision will be essential factors in the management of smart cities
Galp and the municipality of Oeiras have opened an ultra-fast charging point in Alges, the first in Portugal designed to fully charge an electric vehicle in just 20 minutes
Technological diversity and the new solutions being tested in several different fields, such as hydrogen, are an essential part of the energy transition process and the decarbonisation of the economy
The first sustainable mobility management solution based on the transport industry cloud is Portuguese and has just arrived on the market at the hands of Flow, in partnership with Oracle
According to Maarten Sierhuis, the Managing Director of Technology at the Nissan Innovation Lab based in Silicon Valley, California, understanding how human beings behave on the road seems to be the key to successful autonomous driving.