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Future Mobility for Amp

Future Mobility for Amp

03/04/24, 11:00

A sustainable future for Mobility goes beyond the switch from fossil fuel to electric or hydrogen, it requires shifting people away from car ownership and usage

A sustainable future for Mobility goes beyond the switch from fossil fuel to electric or hydrogen, it requires shifting people away from car ownership and usage. This evolution, crucial for the environment and urban development, asks a lot from people who have had car ownership baked into their psyche for generations and requires a profound shift in how individuals perceive and engage with travel on a daily basis.

Adopting new technologies such as EVs, autonomous vehicles, and cutting-edge public transport systems requires more than merely rolling out new infrastructure; it demands a fundamental shift in consumer mindset. Overcoming inertia and the comfort of familiarity is perhaps the most formidable challenge. Many consumers are married to their traditional vehicles by convenience, prestige, perceived reliability, and an established way of life. Enticing them to switch to EVs, for example, involves not just assuring them of comparable functionality but also superior benefits in terms of cost, environmental impact, and convenience. However, the odds are stacked against change, range anxiety, poor charging infrastructure, and high electricity costs are real, and negative reporting by much of the press is highlighting the issues even more.

The path to a future of transformed mobility is fraught with the challenge of changing consumer behaviour. Whether it’s ridesharing, scooters and bikes, buses, or even air taxi, as marketers, we are experts in changing perceptions, and our role in creating the future is immeasurable. But we can’t do it alone. This journey necessitates a collective effort from businesses, governments, and communities to educate, incentivise, and ease the transition for consumers. It is only through a deep understanding of consumer fears, habits, and needs that we can hope to overcome the status quo, paving the way for a more sustainable, efficient, and inclusive mobility landscape.

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