The Volkswagen Group today officially launched its new mobility services company at the “Tech Crunch Disrupt” technology event in London. With MOIA, the automaker is systematically driving forward its transformation into a globally leading provider of sustainable mobility. Individual mobility for everyone – that is what MOIA stands for. Convenient, at the touch of a button, at affordable prices and without having to own your own car. The biggest potential for MOIA in a first step is business in ride hailing via app. The Volkswagen Group already opened the way for new mobility concepts with its stake in Gett, one of the world’s leading ride hailing providers. Gett app users can already instantly book on-demand transportation, delivery and logistics in more than 100 cities worldwide.
At the same time, MOIA is also focusing on the second major area, namely the pooling business. The company’s goal is to set up its own on-demand pooling services via app – also known as connected commuting. The objective is holistic transport solutions that make individual transport and public transport more effective, thus avoiding unnecessary journeys and optimizing use of the existing road infrastructure. This approach concentrates on cross- boundary transport. The first pilot projects in this field are scheduled to begin in 2017.