Perspectives from Jörg Starr

Perspectives from Jörg Starr

Jörg Starr has already passed through several stations in the automotive industry. He has already worked as a manager at Smart and Daimler. Today, the hydrogen mobility expert works for Audi. In addition, Jörg Starr is chairman of the Clean Energy Partnership (CEP). Technology, mineral oil and energy companies, gas producers and car manufacturers are working together to establish emission-free mobility with hydrogen and fuel cells across the board.

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Why transport planning must be agile

Why transport planning must be agile

Mobility is a highly complex construct, consisting a wide variety of puzzle pieces and dependent on diverse influencing variables. Since the beginning of professional planning of publicly oriented mobility services, public transport authorities and transport companies have been confronted with a multitude of questions and possible answers.

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New ways in rural mobility – SHIQ project is rolling out

New ways in rural mobility – SHIQ project is rolling out

(Freiberg, December 1st, 2020) E-shuttle is to be established in the quarter of the housing association « Glück auf » Ehrenfriedersdorf eG • On-demand traffic that can be precisely routed to the front door • ioki App takes assistance services into account when booking

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Commuters to benefit from new shuttle service in the Stormarn region

Commuters to benefit from new shuttle service in the Stormarn region

(Stormarn, November 18, 2020) Environmentally friendly shuttle service powered by ioki and Verkehrsbetriebe Hamburg-Holstein GmbH (VHH) strengthens public transport in the Stormarn region • Mo-bility analysis by ioki shows: on-demand offer improves commuter’s everyday mobility • Region Brunsbek/Lütjensee/Trittau will be better connected within the scope of a funding project • Fleet of four electric vehicles to start in December

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Car-free city: meaningful reform or wishful thinking?

Car-free city: meaningful reform or wishful thinking?

Looking at our society from a above perspective without any prior knowledge, it seems as if the idea of a planet with endless resources has strongly manifested itself in the minds of people. A prime example of this way of thinking is the current use of motorised individual transport. If I want to drive, I have a seat in my car, fill up the tank, fasten my seat belt, press the accelerator and drive off. This way of thinking is dangerous. Motorised individual transport requires that resources are consumed – for a car that weighs 1.5 tonnes on average, that means about 70 tonnes of material only in production. In addition, the car pollutes the environment with every use and takes up too much space, especially in large cities.

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