DriveNow, car2go, & more: BMW and Daimler mobilise Berlin

The cooperation between BMW and Daimler in the field of mobility services is made concrete In Berlin, the world’s two most successful provider of Premium car kobminieren mobile services and the residents of the capital with a comprehensive range of supply. The cooperation of DriveNow and car2go is only one of five, in other areas, BMW and Mercedes-Benz want to simplify individual mobility, and significantly more comfortable, even if the user does not own a car.

Starting from the networking of different means of transport for multi-modal Navigation and route guidance on car-sharing, Ride-Hailing, and Parking solutions to the optimized Charging of electric cars and Plug-in hybrids, the cooperation between BMW and Daimler offers numerous possibilities, which can make the life in the capital easier.

Harald Krüger (Chairman of the Board of management of BMW AG): “The future of mobility will be written in capitals like Berlin. With our planned Ecosystem, we are aiming exactly to the requirements of the urban mobility of tomorrow: intelligent, seamlessly connected, and a finger tip available. So we want to improve the quality of life in cities.”

Dieter Zetsche (Chairman of the Board of management of Daimler AG and head of Mercedes-Benz Cars): “it is Our Vision to create a globally significant Player for seamlessly and intelligently networked mobility services. Berlin as a Kreativitätshub and innovation incubator is exactly the right location for our project.”

  1. On-Demand Mobility with moovel and ReachNow:
    Significantly more than five million users benefit from the intelligent and wireless networking of various mobility seamless offerings – including booking and payment. In addition, the multi-modal platform solution approaches for the challenges of the urban private transport, including Car-as-a-Service.
  2. CarSharing with Car2Go and DriveNow:
    Car2Go and DriveNow have a total of 20,000 vehicles in 31 international cities. Car-sharing allows to increase the utilization of vehicles and thus to the reduction of the total number of vehicles in the cities. More than four million customers use this CarSharing service.
  3. Ride-Hailing with mytaxi, Chauffeur-Privé, Clever Taxi and Beat:
    Already today 15.9 million customers and more than 170,000 drivers use the services of mytaxi, Chauffeur Privé, the Clever Taxi (all of Europe) and Beat (South America). Thus, the Intelligent Apps GmbH is one of the leading Ridehailing providers in Europe and South America. Innovative offerings such as mytaxi match in unknown passengers parts by finger tip to a Taxi, will also make a significant contribution to the reduction of intra-urban traffic.
  4. Parking with ParkNow and Park mobile Group/Park mobile LLC:
    Ticket – and cash-free Parking at the street edge, or Reserve and Pay for Parking in Parking garages. In Europe and North America Park mobile reached a total of over 25 million customers, and provides digital Parking solutions in more than 1,000 cities. The innovative, digital Park service reduced the duration of trips, spend search of people for Parking space and thus reduces the traffic volume significantly. Because the Park search traffic is now about 30% of city traffic.
  5. Charging with ChargeNow and Digital Charging Solutions:
    Easier to access (Find, Download, Pay) to the largest network of public charging stations with more than 192.000 charging points in the world. Together with privileged Parking in cities, this supports the Expansion of electric mobility. It allows people to integrate electric mobility more easily in your mobility needs.
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