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Mobility and transport are crucial for a city to function properly. Amsterdam is considered the world capital of cycling; 32% of traffic movement in Amsterdam is by bike and 63% of its inhabitants use their bike on daily basis. The number of registered electrical car owners in the Netherlands increased with 53% to 28.889 in 2016. Since 2008 car sharing increased with 376%. However, this is less than 1% of the total car use. Innovative ideas and concepts can help to improve the city’s accessibility, so share your ideas and concepts here.
Take a peak into the new metro line
From 2017, the North/South metro line will run 9.7 kilometres fromBuikslotermeer in the north of the city to Amsterdam Zuid station in the south.At Stationsplein 7, Amsterdam, the visitors center is located. Here you willget information on the status of the project and which innovative techniquesare used to build a tunnel right below the city centre. From our visitorscenter, also tours are provided. If construction work allows, the tour enters the underground building site. You can reserve a tour via phone or online. Photo: Gé Dubbelman
Smart mobility for urban cargo transportation. TRIPL is a Danish designed 3-wheeled Electric Vehicle, that offers a platform for many solutions within urban environments. In Denmark, the TRIPL has been a huge success, and we are now setting up our operations in NL & UK. TRIPL challenges existing business models: Postal Deliveries Parcel Deliveries Last-Mile-Deliveries Municipalities Housing Services Construction Sites, Festivals, etc. Food & Beverage Scooter Sharing Mobile Outlets/Events (Coffee Bar, Beverages,, IceCream, Bakery)
Facts about the TRIPL
Range: 100 km
Trunk: 750 litres standard Trunk ext.: 1.100litres
Capacity: 200 kilos allowed
Weight: 300 kilos
Batteries: 8 kWh Samsung lithium-ion
Charge-time: 4-8 hours
Engine: 4 kw in-wheel
Top speed: 45 km/h (limited)
180° U-turn: 7,5 metres
Power outlet: 12 V/20 A
Length: 2,41 metres
Width: 1,27 metres
Height: 1,17 metres
Length max:1,25 metres
Width max:0,9 metres
Hight max:0,71 metres
Largestunit: 125 x 60 x 60 cm
Heated orrefrigerated option: Yes
MIF II was founded in 2015 by Schiphol, KLM, TU Delft, NS and Port of Amsterdam, together with NBI Investors, the manager of the fund. We help entrepreneurs accelerate by combining VC funding with the expertise and global network of our partners, who can also act as pilot partner or launching customer.
MIF II invests in innovative technology companies that are gaining traction and are looking for funding, expertise and network to speed up their growth. MIF II aims to acquire a substantial minority interest in its portfolio companies. Initial ticket sizes range from EUR 200.000 to EUR 1.000.000. MIF II is in the position to lead or participate in follow on rounds, up to total commitments of EUR 3.000.000 and over.
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Longread (English) <https://amsterdamsmartcity.com/p/vehicle-to-grid-ENG>
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