PARIS: Residents of several major European cities have made use of bike-sharing schemes ever since Paris pioneered the hugely popular Vélib system in 2007 and now the French capital is about to become a test bed for e-scooters.
BEIJING: Following last month’s bankruptcy of China’s third-largest bike-sharing company, there is growing speculation that two or more of the remaining major players may be forced to merge to have any chance of becoming profitable.
Direct Marketing Association - UK, Silver, 2017
Honda, an automotive brand, successfully maintained its position as market leader in the UK by introducing a tool that matches customers with its best fit motorcycle and provides steps to help them pass their test.
Brian Carruthers, Event Reports, Festival of Marketing, October 2017
Brompton bikes are known as commuter bikes, a brand image that the company never chose; a manufacturer, its story involves a successful product understanding what it means to be on a public, global stage.
SHANGHAI: China’s two leading bike-sharing firms, Ofo and Mobike, are linking up with established brands and expanding overseas even as the companies’ valuations continue to exceed their apparent revenue-generating capabilities.
NEW DELHI: Scooters now account for one third of sales of two-wheeled vehicles in India, and half in the big metros, thanks to a combination of technical developments, changing buyer demographics and improved infrastructure.
Anna Hamill, Event Reports, Mumbrella360, June 2017
This article covers how Tesla, the automotive manufacturer with a sustainable energy focus, has been able to build brand recognition and loyalty in Australia with zero paid media and a focus on experiential marketing and owner loyalty.
James Champ, Admap Magazine, April 2017, pp. 14-15
This article examines what has changed in the car industry as the advent of leasing and renting deals has made consumers less attached to their cars, and technology has shifted focus from mechanics to in-car experiences.