Global bike sharing revenues set to grow to as much as EUR 8 billion within four years – European providers under pressure
More and more people are choosing pedal power to get from A to B in the urban environment – and bike sharing enables them to do so quickly, cheaply and conveniently. The dynamic pace of growth in this field has done much more than merely bring the big Asian bike sharing providers into the arena – it has triggered a veritable race to control the market.
Autonomous Driving in Rural Areas Stimulated by Demographic Change
The aging of the population will give fresh impetus to the drive for autonomous vehicles – especially in the countryside. A system of driverless buses on fixed routes in combination with other self-driving vehicles providing flexible "last-mile" services can help people, especially the elderly, remain active members of their community.