Throwing you a good parking party
Emel - the Portuguese company that manages street parking in Lisbon - decided to celebrate the best parking practices spotted in the main streets of the city. They created a celebration around drivers that parked and paid correctly for their parking space with cheer leaders, TV cameras, a music band, etc. The videos and photos can be seen on youtube and other online social networks.
Why it matters
More than ever consumers want to be acknowledged for their actions, behaviour and adherence to best practices. How can companies and organisations take note and reward customers that display positive behaviour in more innovative and memorable ways?
Pininfarina is expected to go into production with its BLUECAR electric vehicle by 2011, with an estimated global production output of 60,000 by 2012. Powered by a Lithium Metal Polymer battery pack, the car runs 250km when fully charged . The car’s running costs are extremely low at around €1 per 100km.
BMW is hosting a series of short documentary films about the future of mobility on its microsite, www.bmwactivtatethefuture.com. In the short movies the opinions of experts from areas such as design, mobility, engineering, computer, ecology are given.