by Future Transport-News
13 Jan 2022
Arval and Ridecell Sign Strategic Partnership to Deploy Next-Generation Shared Mobility Solutions Offering Customers Seamless and Global Mobility Coverage
Arval, a European leader in full-service leasing and new sustainable mobility solutions, and Ridecell, a global fleet automation and mobility solutions provider, today announce the signature of their strategic partnership with the shared objective of accelerating the development of end-to-end mobility solutions. Ridecell’s fleet automation and mobility platform coupled with Arval’s leading position in the car leasing market will help cover any mobility needs of Arval corporate customers throughout Europe.
In 2022, this new Arval Car Sharing platform will soft launch in Belgium with a widespread roll out in the latter half of the year, expanding to other European countries. Ultimately, the goal is to offer coverage in all Arval’s markets worldwide, with plans to grow the car sharing fleet by 50% each year.
Arval and Ridecell’s five-year agreement aligns with Arval’s 2020-2025 strategic plan, Arval Beyond, which aims to offer customers an integrated, seamless mobility experience. Through connected, flexible products and services, Arval’s strategic plan will support users through their energy transition with guaranteed simplicity. Arval has forged partnerships with innovative players in the field of mobility.
“For several years, Arval has clearly identified multimodal mobility solutions as an answer to the market demands for easier, faster, more comfortable and environmentally friendly experiences. Ridecell is a very experienced partner, capable of providing our customers a state-of-the-art car sharing platform. We believe Ridecell will make a significant contribution to Arval’s mobility transformation objectives.”
By offering Ridecell’s car sharing platform, Arval’s customers will benefit from value-add services including:
“We are helping meet the need for a secure, reliable and seamless digital and shared mobility solution. Ridecell’s fleet automation and mobility platform together with Arval’s strong fleet capabilities allow us to work together to innovate and solve the toughest mobility challenges for our customers.”
The new Arval Car Sharing offer will also integrate with The Arval Mobility App, a B2B MaaS solution, which enables employees to choose the most suitable mobility option for their journey at the tap of a finger. This partnership will support the recently launched Arval Mobility Hub concept, which gathers shared mobility options including car, bike and micro-mobility solutions all in one location. It is available at Arval corporate clients’ premises to make them easily accessible. In addition, the Arval Mobility Hub will help diversify other BNP Paribas entities offering with its innovative solutions for residents and collective workspaces.
This article was originally published by Ridecell, Inc..
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