Shared vehicles have evolved over the years to include more than just cars — shared mopeds, scooters, and bikes are commonly found on streets in cities of all sizes. Gaining traction most recently has been the sharing of microcars. Unlike their full-sized counterparts, microcars typically weigh under 500 kg and have a maximum 2-passenger capacity. This lighter footprint enables microcars to be electric-powered, adding another option to the sustainable mobility mix.

Are microcars new? Not in the least. While it likely wouldn’t have been considered a microcar back then, one of the first cars that reflect what we would call…


Mexico is the third largest country in Latin America and home to a growing population of 127.6 million people. In 2018, the shared mobility sector produced $239 million USD in revenue. The vast differences across cities and regions in Mexico reflect the strong need for different transportation options throughout the country. To learn more about how people commute and get around in Mexico, we asked local mobility operators for their expertise and insights.

We are pleased to share with you the insights from Javier Amozurrutia of Mazmobi and Dagoberto Cedillos of Privauto.

Javier Amozurrutia is the Founder and CEO of…


Tourism is a strong economic contributor to cities of all shapes and sizes. During the pandemic, tourism was almost non-existent due to lockdowns and quarantines — even city life for locals was at a standstill. Now with a growing vaccinated population, cities are opening up, people are travelling again, and there is a growing need to figure out the most convenient and safe way to get from point A to B.

Without a doubt, shared mobility plays a role in reviving tourism. Having access to a fleet of shared cars, e-bikes, mopeds, and kick scooters gives people the flexibility of…


By definition, a multi-modal trip uses a combination of different modes from start to end. It is great for cities because it can encourage trips outside of a private vehicle without having to make major infrastructure changes. For consumers, being multi-modal means understanding different vehicle options are better suited for different trip needs. Shared mobility is able to provide these different options to supplement public transit, but in order for people to actually want to make multi-modal trips, it takes more than just making these services available.

At CoMotion Miami, we convened a panel of well-known players in the mobility…


Besides bike sharing, carsharing (free floating and station-based) is one of the oldest forms of connected shared mobility, gaining traction since 2010. Since the first setups, we have seen more and more variations of shared vehicles on our streets, ranging from micromobility devices to autonomous shuttles.

Carsharing is still an important part of the shared mobility ecosystem around the globe. Overall, the outlook for further development in the upcoming years is expected to be positive for the industry. This is also accelerated by the increase of safe and convenient mobility options in a post-COVID environment. The pandemic increased the demand…


India is the second most populated country in the world, and getting from A to B can be quite the journey along crowded streets. From rickshaws to public transportation to shared mobility services, there are numerous transportation options, but there are still gaps to fill.

We interview Bharath Devanathan for his insights on the mobility landscape in India. Bharath spent the last few years as the Senior VP of Growth and EV at Bounce, where he used his multi-disciplinary background to scale the presence of Bounce across India.

What are the main forms of mobility in India? Does it vary widely between cities?

The most common mobility thread across India is the popular 2-wheeler, specifically…


Bike sharing is as established as it gets in shared mobility. It has been around for a long time with growing and proven success. Today, more than 10 million shared bikes are rolling across many regions around the world. To get an overview, check out the Meddin Bike-sharing World Map. From initial pilots with small fleets of shared bikes, to digitization advances in the 1990s and 2000s, to the introduction of dockless bike sharing in the 2010s, bike sharing has a long history and is here to stay. At the same time, business models are constantly diversifying to address different…


Light electric vehicles (LEVs), from scooters to bikes to mopeds, are growing in popularity in cities worldwide. Businesses have found different ways to serve consumers with these types of vehicles, whether it be through subscription services or shared mobility services, as different people have different needs when it comes to getting from A to B.

Ridepanda, for instance, understands that it can be more convenient for people to own a personal e-scooter, e-bike, or e-moped. As a marketplace for all types of light electric vehicles, Ridepanda makes it easy for users to find out which form is right for them…


Reliability plays a center stage role in most, if not all businesses, and shared mobility is no different. The lack of reliability can then be the downfall of your business. ‘The rental that never happened’ is every shared mobility provider’s nightmare. Now, as to why that rental didn’t happen can vary, but at the end of the day, in the eye of the potential consumer, it translates to a lack of reliability. If consumers cannot trust that a service will be available when, where, and how they need it, then they’re not going to come back next time. …


INVERS is not only the inventor of automated vehicle sharing, but has now been deemed the “brains behind shared mobility” by CoMotion. INVERS CEO Alexander Kirn recently joined Greg Lindsay on CoMotion’s Fast Forward podcast, which you can listen to here. They talked about the history and development of INVERS, how the tech and industry has evolved, and what’s in store for the future of mobility.

INVERS — Make Mobility Shareable

INVERS is the inventor of automated vehicle sharing, and we enable mobility operators to launch, run, and scale with the first and market-leading tech solution

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