Five questions for… Janet Veldstra (University of Groningen)

Every month we ask one of our partners 5 questions. Read below what they do, how important mobility and innovation is to them and how they see the future of mobility. We asked 5 questions to dr Janet Veldstra, assistant professor of Mobility and Behavior at the Faculty of Behavioral and Social Sciences of the University of Groningen and member of the core team of Hive.Mobility.

Noorderpoort opens Practice Center for Bicycle Technology

On Monday, October 4, Noorderpoort officially opened the Practice Center for Bicycle Technology on Bornholmstraat in Groningen. With this center, Noorderpoort offers a modern learning place, equipped with everything needed to train the bicycle technicians of the future.

Third Meet & Greet with Hardt Hyperloop

The first physical Meet & Greet with Hardt Hyperloop took place on September 28. Interested parties from governments, businesses and knowledge institutions have enjoyed an inspiring afternoon in the energy Barn.

Province of Groningen and Hive.Mobility partners invest – with Nationaal Programma Groningen – in smart and sustainable transport

our mobility projects from the provincial program receive funding from Nationaal Programma Groningen. This concerns the Hive Mobility Center, five field labs for autonomous transport, the conversion of two Qliner long-distance buses to hydrogen and an emission-free eight-person wheelchair accessible public transport bus on hydrogen.

Traveling smartly to Campus Groningen with the Mobility Portal

Sustainably, healthy and with personal travel advice on your way to Campus Groningen. As of today, it is possible via the tailor-made online Mobility Portal of startup TripService. Over the past six months, TripService has been working on the mobility challenge of Campus Groningen and Hive.Mobility. The challenge that TripService took on is not only to provide campus visitors with appropriate travel advice for their door-to-door journey, but also to encourage responsible and conscious mobility choices.

Autonome shuttle van Navya met deuren open.

Showcase wireless charging autonomous shuttle at IAA Mobility Congress in Munich

Hive.Mobility partner province of Groningen and the German company INTIS take part of the IAA Mobility Congress in Munich from 7 to 12 September 2021. During this congress they will demonstrate wireless charging for an autonomous NAVYA shuttle and for an e-bike.

Laptop en autonome Twizy

Podcast BNR Nieuwsradio about the developments in autonomous public transport

In a podcast by BNR Nieuwsradio, Jorrit Kuipers, CTO of robotTUNER, and Michel van der Mark, director of market development at Qbuzz, provide an insight into the potential, developments and challenges of autonomous driving in public transport and the unique tests that are taking place in the north of the Netherlands.

Panel workshop de toekomst van autonoom vervoer tijdens New Energy Forum 2021

Panel discussion on the future and challenges of autonomous transport

Based on sharp statements, five panel members with expertise in different modes of transport discussed the future of autonomous transport during the New Energy Forum. What are the biggest challenges? And is the whole concept viable at all?

Prototype hyperloop op terrein EnTranCe.

The North creates the new hydrogen economy with transport at the forefront

Hardt Hyperloop still has a relatively long way to go with its concept for vehicles that travel through low-pressure pipes at flight speed, but at the same time the development is in line with the roadmap. That is what CEO of Hardt Hyperloop Tim Houter said during the New Energy Forum.