Nissan: Alliance Ventures invests in Transit to allege multi-modal travel and Mobility-As-A-Service strategy

Posted on 06. Nov, 2018 by in Nissan Canada

Alliance Ventures, a vital try collateral arm of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, has announced currently that it has invested in a latest turn of appropriation in Transit, a multi-modal travel mobile app association formed in Montreal, Canada. This outlines a latest record investment by Alliance Ventures, launched progressing this year to support start-ups, early-stage growth and entrepreneurs during a slicing corner of next-generation systems for a automotive industry.

François Dossa, Alliance Global Vice President, Ventures and Open innovation, said: “We are gratified to make a vital investment in Transit, a heading civic mobility navigation start-up in North America. This investment, that will allege Transit’s efforts to make mobility seamless and permitted in cities, fits with a Alliance 2022 plan to turn a personality in robo-vehicle ride-hailing mobility services and a provider of vehicles for open movement use and car-sharing.”

Sam Vermette, arch executive of Transit, added: “New modes of mobility are entering a marketplace during record speeds. It took decades for car-sharing to locate on. Now, e-bikes and scooters are being rolled out in weeks. This is an sparkling time, as Transit helps people navigate their new mobility options. We demeanour brazen to operative closely with Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi as Transit grows.”

Transit’s mobile app height enables multi-modal transportation, integrating open transit, ride-hailing, bike-sharing, and scooter-sharing. By mixing real-time information from movement agencies with user crowdsourcing, Transit provides a many accurate information. Users capacitate GO, a duty to get real-time notifications for their ride. Transit afterwards marks a real-time plcae of a car and notifies a user when to leave for their stop, when to disembark, and sends practiced ETAs. The investment reflects a capability of Transit in advancing multi-modal travel as new modes of mobility fast enter a market. Transit is seen as a personality in a field, servicing some-more than 175 civil areas globally.

 

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ABOUT TRANSIT

Transit solves a civic invert in some-more than 175 cities worldwide. Users can simply navigate open movement with accurate real-time predictions, elementary outing planning, and step-by-step navigation. The app also integrates other ride modes — bikeshare, scooters, carshare and ridehail — so users can establish a best approach to get from A to B. The association is formed in Montréal, Québec. Investors embody In-Motion Ventures, Accel, Real Ventures, Accomplice, BDC, and Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi.
http://www.transitapp.com

ABOUT RENAULT-NISSAN-MITSUBISHI

Groupe Renault, Nissan Motor Company and Mitsubishi Motors paint a world’s largest automotive alliance. It is a longest-lasting and many prolific cross-cultural partnership in a automobile industry. Together, a partners sole some-more than 10.6 million vehicles in scarcely 200 countries in 2017. The member companies are focused on partnership and maximizing synergies to boost competitiveness. They have vital collaborations with other automotive groups, including Germany’s Daimler and China’s Dongfeng. This vital fondness is a attention personality in zero-emission vehicles and is building a latest modernized technologies, with skeleton to offer unconstrained drive, connectivity facilities and services on a far-reaching operation of affordable vehicles.

www.alliance-2022.com
www.media.renault.com
newsroom.nissan-global.com
www.mitsubishi-motors.com/en/newsrelease/

MEDIA CONTACTS

Caroline Sasia
Alliance Communications, Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi
+33 (0) 6 11 30 36 71
caroline.sasia-lallier@alliance-rnm.com

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