Spain is experiencing a silent revolution as regards mobility, which is undoubtedly going to change (in fact this is already taking place) the ways in which people travel around their urban and suburban areas. This involves private initiatives as well as those stimulated by local governments that are increasingly more committed to less pollutant public transport.
The need to address solutions that drastically reduce the level of contaminant emissions in the cities, linked to a new generation of residents that are increasingly more aware of the importance of the quality of the air they breathe and that have a practical outlook regarding the cost that mobility represents for their pockets, together with a technological development that offers more efficient economic and ecological options, are helping drive this change in mobility patterns. A change that is becoming increasingly evident and that will transform our lives over the next decade and way we interact with the urban environment.
Almost without exception, this is taking place the world over, however it manifests itself in different ways in each continent, country and city. The policies that support the electric vehicle emanating from national, regional and local governments have a decisive impact on the speed and intensity of this change, that will undoubtedly end up being implemented at global level, but whose speed varies depending on who is governing us. Read more…
Arturo Pérez de Lucía
Managing Director of AEDIVE
Article published in: FuturENERGY September 2016