Mobility Quotes & Mobility in Numbers

Here you will find interesting mobility quotes and mobility in numbers. There are always new quotes and numbers added. Have fun browsing.

Mobility Quotes

“The future belongs to those who are the first to put power of the sun into the tank, overtake it with hydrogen or make progress without CO2.” Horst Koehler (2010)


“Instead of developing the automobile further and further, we should think about how we can design mobility differently in the future.” Hans-Peter Dürr (Physician)

“Drones overall will be more impactful than I think people recognize in positive ways to help society.” (Bill Gates)

“An advanced city is not one where even the poor use cars, but rather one where even the rich use public transport” (Enrique Penalosa, Colombian Politician)

“I don´t think we should try to make space our own. I believe, that as modern people we should live in mobility. We should always be moving” (Yohji Yamamoto, Founder Yamamoto)

“In this era of digitization and smart technologies, the use of autonomous vehicles as a mode of transport is not a question of “If” but “When”.” (Chen Tsuhan, National University of Singapore)

Different times, different perspectives: How the view on innovative mobility has changed over time.

“All forms of transport must be interconnected and coordinated. The requirements for an enviromentally clean automobile will change to the leisure and fun sector.” (Sergio Pininfarina, Industrial Designer Ferrari and Fiat, Politician)

“The amateurs discuss tactics. The professionals discuss logistics.” (Napoleon Bonaparte)

“I believe the auto industry will change more in the next five to 10 years, than it has hte last 50” (Mary Barra, CEO and Chairman of General Motors)

“We have to use cars much more efficiently. We have to look at alternative technologies of cars such as biofuels or, even more importantly, electric cars.” (Faith Birol, Executive Director OECD)

“In the future, you will be able to move anywhere, at any time and by any mode of transport without needing to own a vehicle.” (Sampo Hietanen, Mass Global CEO)

“The answer of sustainability is not less transport – it is sustainable transport. We need more systems that are enviromentally friendly, affordable and accessible.” (Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary-General, United Nations)

“If l had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.” (Henry Ford)

Mobility in Numbers

Where People Are Warming Up to Self-Driving Cars

Autonomous vehicles (AVs) will travel about 66 percent of total passenger-kilometers in 2040.

Number of charging stations for electric vehicles in Germany in the period Q1 2018 to Q1 2020

Reasons why consumers are considering hybrid or electric vehicles

Global cumulative storage deployments

Germany is ranked #1 in infrastructure quality under logistics performance indicators

Change in car registrations in Germany compared to 2019 & 2020.

Investment activities accelerated, with a few industry-shaping moves.

Hybrid drive more attractive than pure electric drive

Forecast worldwide turnover with connected car technologies in the years 2015 to 2022 (in billion dollars)