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A Second Act for the Parking Garage

If ride-sharing and driverless taxis reduce individual commuting, parking facilities could be repurposed as office space, apartments, gyms and more.
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Next time you’re in a parking garage, imagine what it might feel like to live there. Most garages are pretty grim: The floors are severely tilted, and the “windows” are just gaping holes in the concrete walls. In winter, it can be as cold inside as it is outside. Today, the comfort level of garages doesn’t matter much — cars are the sole tenants, and they’re not picky.

Enhancing Mobility in a Congested World

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Last week, Maven Gig launched in Austin, a city ranked at the top of best cities lists with accolades such as “Greenest City in America,” and rated as one of the Best Cities for Recent College Grads. The Austin launch marked the first all-electric fleet for Gig, utilizing the Chevrolet Bolt EV as the sole vehicle offered.

The Marketing of the Electric Vehicle

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General Motors has designed the Chevrolet Volt and Bolt EV for markets across all 50 states and around the world – a demonstration of the company’s commitment to electrification. While growing the electric-vehicle market is a more complex challenge than simply bringing a new car to the dealership showroom, Chevrolet focuses on marketing and education efforts to help drive consumer adoption. 

A Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Sharing Economy

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Nobody hitchhikes anymore. Back in the 1980s getting a ride with a stranger became decidedly un-trendy. Rugged individualism was in and ridesharing was out. But now, with the advent of social media and mobile platforms, ridesharing is making a come-back.

First Plenary Speakers Announced for BSR Conference 2013: Former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Mary Robinson, Waste Management CEO David Steiner, and African Business Leader Tony Elumelu

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The BSR Conference 2013, taking place November 5-8 in San Francisco, will feature an inspiring lineup of speakers to celebrate and explore "The Power of Networks." The early registration period—giving attendees a chance to save up to US$550—ends July 2. Speakers will include former UN High Commissioner on Human Rights Mary Robinson, Waste Management CEO David P. Steiner, African business leader Tony Elumelu, and more.

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The BSR Conference 2013, taking place November 5-8 in San Francisco, will feature an inspiring lineup of speakers to celebrate and explore "The Power of Networks." The early registration period—giving attendees a chance to save up to US$550—ends July 2. Speakers will include former UN High Commissioner on Human Rights Mary Robinson, Waste Management CEO David P. Steiner, African business leader Tony Elumelu, and more.

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