Advanced Mobility Market Update – December 2018

Advanced Mobility Market Update - December 2018

Greentech Capital Advisors’ Advanced Mobility Monthly Market Update summarizes key announcements, M&A, and capital raising activity related to advanced transportation, while providing detailed trading metrics on public companies across the sector.

Key Takeaways:

  • The race to conquer last-mile delivery through autonomous delivery pods is heating up as Nuro has shifted from using cars to pods for its deliveries and Postmates unveiled a sidewalk-bound autonomous delivery robot called Serve
  • Lyft is rolling out a version of its app that features car, bike, scooter and public transport options and Via is planning on adding a scooter option to its services as historically ride-hailing providers vie to become one-stop-shop mobility providers
  • Madrid has implemented tough new constraints on emission vehicles and New York has begun charging a surcharge on all hired rides through downtown Manhattan, showcasing an increasing trend of vehicle regulation in city centers to reduce urban emissions, decrease congestion and improve quality of life