Annual Report 2019

This year, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 180 influencers like John Macilree and Andy Palanisamy, discussing hashtags such as #transport , #sharedmobility and #decarbonisation.
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On Sep 20, 2019
@macilree shared
RT @transenv: The rise in #SUV sales is the main responsible for the increase in CO2 emissions from new cars in Europe. These cars are heavier, bigger, less efficient than conventional vehicles. #SUVs exacerbate the #ClimateCrisis #ClimateStrike #Aussteigen More:

One million EVs to be sold next year in Europe alone

The rise of affordable electric cars is driven by EU law and achievable based on carmakers’ latest production plans.Carmakers have four tools at hand to comply with the law: EV boost; ...

On Jul 19, 2019
@moovelUS shared
RT @SusanShaheen1: Honored to be selected as one of Vulog's "19 in 2019 Influential Women in Mobility." Its an amazing group of women from across the globe. Please see: #sharedmobility #carsharing #bikesharing #ridesharing #TNC #micromobility #microtransit #taxi #carrental

Top 19 of 2019 Influential Women in Mobility

Top 19 of 2019 Influential Women in Mobility The contribution of women to the mobility industry has been vital not only to the sector itself - but just as importantly - to the community of ...

On Jul 19, 2019
@transportforum shared
E-scooter craze hits more than road bumps. #transport #mobility

E-scooter craze hits more than road bumps

For global cities, the main headache is safety but experts say that can be addressed with urban planning

On May 23, 2019
@the_IRU shared
@the_IRU gives its views on #transport chain #connectivity and #decarbonisation at the 2019 International Transport Forum @ITF_Forum #ITF19 Read more about IRU’s vision for the future of the industry:

IRU drives debate at the 2019 International Transport Forum

Focusing on transport connectivity for regional integration, this year’s International Transport Forum in Leipzig offered IRU the opportunity to make the case for advancing transport chain ...

On Jun 27, 2019
@StreetsblogUSA shared
More people, less cars. Secrets from cities (mainly Seattle) who have pulled it off.

5 lessons from cities trying to fix traffic

Growing cities doesn’t have to mean more cars. Some mayors and city councils are trying something new to reduce traffic.

On Nov 14, 2019
@FaradayFuture shared
#FaradayFuture welcomes Bob Kruse as senior vice president, Product Execution (Engineering and Manufacturing), and Benedikt Hartman, who will join as senior vice president of the Global Supply Chain organization in January 2020. Click to read more.

Faraday Future Announces Senior Management Changes

Faraday Future announced senior management changes as it continues to bolster its leadership team and secure funding for the planned delivery of its first ultra-luxury production vehicle FF ...

On Oct 4, 2019
@IATA shared
Airlines welcome significant progress made at 40th @icao Assembly. This incl. the next step for setting a long-term goal for reducing #aviation emissions & reinforced support for #CORSIA implementation to facilitate carbon-neutral growth. #ICAOA40 ➡️

Airlines welcome significant progress made at 40th ICAO Assembly

IATA commended the significant progress made by governments at the 40th Assembly of the ICAO.

On Jul 15, 2019
@UNRSC shared
RT @ValaAfshar: This city in Spain has been car free for 19 years, with zero traffic deaths since 2009.

13 cities that are starting to ban cars

These urban centres are planning to do without cars - at least on some level.

On Oct 31, 2019
@FIAFdn shared
“Unless women are represented and their transport needs are met, the work towards sustainable transport will be fundamentally undermined” - Deputy Director @sheilawatson100 Learn more about #SUM4ALL's Global Sustainable Mobility Roadmap w. @WorldBank

Global ‘Roadmap of Action’ launched to shape future of mobility

The Sustainable Mobility for All (SuM4All) initiative launched the Global Roadmap of Action toward Sustainable Mobility (GRA), a guide to support country decision-makers to achieve ...

On Jun 3, 2019
@macilree shared
RT @GlennLyons2: "Cars won't go the way of the horse and cart. More likely the aftermath of "peak car" will look like the television business — a long, slow decline that takes years to play out." After 38,000 layoffs, Wall Street wakes up to 'peak car'

'The pain is just beginning': After 38,000 layoffs, Wall Street wakes up to 'peak car'

"The pain is just beginning" for the auto business, said one analyst who expects global auto demand to fall 3% this year.

On May 28, 2019
@smartcitiesdive shared
As the technology industry decentralizes and spreads opportunities further afield, smaller jurisdictions can become even more attractive.

The revolution is here: How mid-sized cities can move and grow the fastest

As the technology industry decentralizes and spreads opportunities further afield, smaller jurisdictions can become even more attractive.

On Jul 1, 2019
@EU_Finance shared
RT @PRI_News: Building on the #SustainableFinanceEU programme, PRI's Chief Responsible Investment Officer @nathanafabian introduces the EU Taxonomy following the publication of the Technical Expert Group report. We encourage PRI signatories to share with their teams

Using the EU taxonomy

The EU taxonomy is a tool to help investors understand whether an economic activity is environmentally sustainable. It is a common language between investors, issuers and policymakers that ...

On Oct 17, 2019
@SharedUseCntr shared
The Mobility Hub is here with a Learning Center #carshare entry, SUMC events, new job postings, and the latest #sharedmobility news.

Mobility Hub Newsletter: October 17, 2019

We believe in sharing information, just like sharing cars, bikes, and scooters, so if there’s anything additional you’d like to see, just drop us a line. Carpooling app Hitch is expanding ...

On Jul 18, 2019
@the_IRU shared
Is the road transport industry ready for events like #PrimeDayAmazon ? IRU is making sure that its members are equipped to take up the challenge: 👉 #RoadTransport #SupplyChain #InnovateOrStagnate RT @SupplyChainD

Taking transport into the future

The digital revolution is underway. Digitalisation, electrification, automation and the sharing economy are fast transforming transport services. Innovation at IRU provides new services to ...

On May 17, 2019
@the_IRU shared
What does the future hold for #passenger #transport? Pioneering #autonomous #bus pilot between @NobinaSverige and @ScaniaGroup in Stockholm.

Nobina and Scania pioneer full length autonomous buses in Sweden

Scania and Nobina, the largest public transport operator in the Nordic countries, will collaborate to commence trials of autonomous buses on regular routes in the Stockholm area.

Top Influencers

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Transport adviser interested in aviation & transport technology. President of @aerospacenz Live with wife Wendy & 2 Standard Poodles.

Follow 1.0k Followers

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Technology+Policy Wonk; Harvard @Kennedy_School alum; Dabble all day in: Transportation, vehicle automation, technology, climate science, energy, geopolitics

Follow 7.3k Followers

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We are IRU. We move people. We move goods. We help the world get where it needs to be.

Follow 2.1k Followers

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Expanding transportation choices by enriching and integrating shared-use mobility

Follow 3.2k Followers

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News and information from the European Commission. Tweets by the Social Media Team. Engaging on #TeamJunckerEU priorities:

Follow 670.9k Followers

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The FIA Foundation supports safe, clean, fair and green mobility to improve health and protect lives around the world.

Follow 3.5k Followers

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The European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA) represents the 15 Europe-based car, van, truck and bus makers.

Follow 4.8k Followers

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the European Transport Forum offers key players in the #transport sector a platform for debate on the future of #EuropeanTransport #transportforum2016

Follow 7.1k Followers

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Sustainable transport, smart growth and livable streets, nationwide.

Follow 44.4k Followers

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is the global trade association of airlines. Our 260 members comprise 83% of total air traffic.

Follow 144.0k Followers

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Official European Commission account for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union. Follow @VDombrovskis. RT ≠ endorsement.

Follow 17.9k Followers

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The latest news on sustainable aviation from the commerical air transport sector, driven by the Air Transport Action Group (

Follow 8.3k Followers

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Founder of | passionate about #shared #mobility, #smartcities #womeninmobility #ownless #communities #people

Follow 1.4k Followers

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Transport & Environment (T&E) is Europe's leading NGO campaigning for cleaner transport - RTs are not necessarily endorsements.

Follow 7.5k Followers

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We bring mobility solutions for public + alt. transportation options to cities with @mooveltransit & RideTap while producing #TransitTrends & Move Forward.

Follow 7.5k Followers

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@UCBerkeley professor. Researching sustainable transportation, #innovation & disruption. Pioneer in #sharingeconomy, #carsharing, #bikesharing, #ridesharing

Follow 4.3k Followers

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Global dialogue for better transport. ITF at the OECD: intergovernmental organisation, 57 member countries, all transport modes

Follow 6.2k Followers

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Based in California, FF will deliver seamlessly connected electric vehicles & future mobility solutions.

Follow 58.0k Followers

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UN Road Safety Collaboration official Twitter channel dedicated to Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020. Together we can save millions of lives.

Follow 9.7k Followers

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Community of bloggers promoting civic sustainability, green building, and urban design, planning, and environmentalism.

Follow 135.2k Followers