International Smart Mobility Developments

Market Brief: Romania - Intelligent Transportation. The Romanian Government strategy for the 2017-2020 period includes specific measures for the purchase of electric public transport infrastructure, gradually shifting from fossil fuel-fueled urban transport to electricity-based public transport, and using alternative fuels as the ultimate solution to decarbonize transport. Read the full report.

Market Brief: Turkey - Smart City Technologies. Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) are being installed in many Turkish cities. However, other than the major cities, like Istanbul, Izmir, and Ankara, the majority are in the early stages. Read the full report.

Market Brief: Hong Kong – Smart City Opportunities. The Hong Kong Government announced in its October 2017 Policy Address its commitment to invest US$90 million to launch the first phase of its Smart City development plan. Read the full report.

Market Brief: The Electric Vehicle Market in France. The market for electric passenger vehicles is driven by rental car companies (EuropCar, Avis, UCAR, Sixt), car-sharing services (Autolib, Citiz, Uber Green) and by taxi companies (G7, Taxis Bleus). Read the full report.

Market Brief: Electric Mobility in Germany. As of January 2016, 45.07 million passenger cars were registered in Germany, including 25,502 battery electric vehicles and 130,365 hybrid electric vehicles (this includes plug-in hybrids). While the absolute number of electric vehicles (EVs) is still marginal, the EV segment shows by far the highest and most promising growth rates amongst all vehicle segments. Read the full report.

Market Brief: Electric Mobility in France. With France playing a lead role in addressing climate change after the successful COP 21 Climate Conference in France in December 2015, the pressure is on for French manufacturers to design lighter and more energy efficient vehicles for the French consumers and beyond. Manufacturers can predict that European and French regulators will continue to regulate emissions for diesel and internal combustion engines, driving more investments for electric vehicles. Read the full report.

U.S. Commercial Service’s “eMobility in Europe” Resource Guide (2014-2015 edition). This collection of market overviews provides U.S. exporters of electric vehicles, charging infrastructure, and related products a first quick overview of trends and developments in Europe’s dynamic mobility and transportation industry.

To download a preview (in PDF format), please click here. To obtain a complimentary FULL copy, contact your local US Commercial Service Specialist.


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