Ford’s Mobility Revolution

Ford is set to lead the mobility revolution by redesigning its own business model to focus on delivering autonomous vehicles and high-tech customer service. At the 2016 Mobile World Congress, Ford announced its business plan to expand the automotive company to become an auto and mobility company. The steady expansion of cities also brings a …

The 4 commandments of cities

Eduardo Paes is the mayor of Rio de Janeiro, a sprawling, complicated, beautiful city of 6.5 million people. He shares four big ideas about leading Rio – and all cities – into the future, including bold (and achievable) infrastructure upgrades and how to make a city “smarter.”  A city of has to be environmentally friendly. …

Cycling Safely: Volvo Lifepaint

Volvo responds to cyclists’ safety concerns by releasing the Volvo Lifepaint. As cycling rises in popularity as a means of transport in big cities, so too do the accidents which involve bike commuters. Sharing the roads between drivers, cyclists and even pedestrians is a daunting challenge. It is made even more daunting during improper conditions such …

Frankfurt, the most sustainable city in the world

Frankfurt is the most sustainable city in the world, according to the Sustainable Cities Index. London ranks second, followed by Copenhagen. Index authors chose 50 cities worldwide to cover several levels of economic development, expected growth and sustainable development challenges. The Sustainable Cities Index ranking is based on 20 indicators in five key areas: economy, business, risk, infrastructure and finance. Results are also further divided by three sub-indexes – social, environmental and economic – which …