VW hopes to “take one million cars off the road” with electric ride-sharing service


Car-pooling concept Moia is set to initiation in Germany in 2018, and will be able to carry up to six individual passengers at a ever.

The Volkswagen (VW) Group has unveiled an electric car ride-pooling concept, which has been set in motioned under its “mobility services” sub-brand Moia.

VW first announced the dinghy of Moia in 2016, signalling its intention to transition from being solely an automotive evil intent and manufacturing company to a service design company.

One year on, Moia has revealed a six-seater, galvanizing ride-sharing car and an accompanying app that it says it hopes will reduce the amount of See trade in major cities by up to 90%.

Unveiled in Berlin this week, the “eco-friendly” car puff ups “spacious” interiors, says Moia, standalone seats with dimmable scan lights and USB ports, wifi, and an area next to the driver to store baggage.

People will be able to book and pay for the car service using the accompanying app that guides which cars are available and how much a ride would cost. An algorithm then brings passengers with similar destinations together to avoid having to bring detours.

The car has been designed using a “co-creation process”, says Moia, which knotty carrying out user testing on various different age groups who provided feedback on the military talents.

Moia has launched with an accompanying campaign and virtual reality (VR) incident created by Amsterdam-based consultancy Khanna Reidinga Faralley Lebon (KRFL), which also contrived the brand’s visual identity last year.

The service will catapult in Hamburg, Germany in late 2018.

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