German Mobility Award for mobility app moovel

  • Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure and initiative "Germany – Land of Ideas" honor moovel mobility app
  • moovel hailed as an archetype project for a mobile society
  • Awards ceremony at the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure

Stuttgart, October 20, 2016. The mobility app of Daimler subsidiary moovel Group GmbH won the German Mobility Award last night at an awards ceremony hosted by the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure. This makes moovel one of ten archetypal projects honored for its intelligent mobility solution. This was the first time the award has been presented.

"moovel is already shaping the mobility of the future today: the user-friendly app sets itself apart from similar products for its numerous features. For instance, it is even possible to use the app to make convenient payments". This was the reason why the competition jury chose moovel as the winner of the award from 350 entries. At a special awards event, Dorothee Bär, member of the Bundestag, Parliamentary State Secretary for the Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure, presented the award to Jörg Lamparter, moovel Group GmbH CEO. "With moovel, we offer the world's first mobility app that makes it possible to search for, book and pay for a variety of mobility services. moovel makes access to mobility much easier. We are very honored to receive the German Mobility Award for our moovel app."

The mobility app combines local public transport, car-sharing provider car2go, mytaxi, Taxi-Ruf, rental bicycles and Deutsche Bahn. With just a few clicks, users can search for and compare the transport options, and can book and pay for most services directly in the app. This makes moovel the world's first application to offer an integrated booking and payment function in the app.

About the German Mobility Award

With the German Mobility Award, the initiative "Germany – Land of Ideas" and the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure make digital innovations and intelligent mobility solutions visible to the public. 350 startups, companies, associations and research institutions from across Germany applied with their projects in the field of intelligent mobility. A jury of
16 experts, led by Dorothee Bär, member of the Bundestag, Parliamentary State Secretary for the Federal Ministry for Transport and Digital Infrastructure, selected ten award-winning projects in the competition. You can find information about the award winners here.

Search for, book and pay for mobility with a single app

Multimodal mobility platforms such as moovel help make the designing of transport in cities easier and more sustainable. The moovel mobility app, which is free for iOS and Android devices, combines local public transport, the car-sharing provider car2go, rental bicycles, mytaxi, Taxi-Ruf, and Deutsche Bahn. Throughout Germany, car2go, mytaxi and Deutsche Bahn can directly and easily be booked and paid for via the moovel app. In Stuttgart and Hamburg, moovel also offers the booking and payment of local public transport tickets in the VVS and Hamburger Verkehrsverbund (HVV) directly in the app. As the first provider worldwide, moovel has created a true "one-stop-shop" for urban mobility in the two cities.
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