Daniel Sturges

My Experiment: Life Without Owning a Car

July 03, 2019 at 11:35 AM

Nine months ago I began an experiment: I sold my car and bought an e-bike. I have not driven a car since.

The Transformation of Transportation

June 04, 2019 at 3:03 PM

We are at the start of a stage where there will be potentially profound changes in transportation as we know it, with the very real possibility that there is going to be cross-town travel being performed in flying, autonomous Ubers.

Lyft, Uber & the Importance of Experience

May 03, 2019 at 11:51 AM

While both Uber and Lyft are involved in autonomous technology development, isn’t it possible that there will be another company that will come to the fore and disrupt those two companies?

Design for Mobility

April 03, 2019 at 10:30 AM

While there are a tremendous amount of new mobility ideas being introduced each month now, allowing us to reimagine how people will travel in the future, there is less focus on reinventing how we will actually create this future.

The Importance of Imaginative Urban Design

March 04, 2019 at 10:07 AM

In my view, humanity has a lot of work ahead to create more wonderful, sustainable and environmentally just cities. 

From Selling Cars to Selling Land

February 04, 2019 at 12:00 PM

While this is a subject that I don’t ordinary address, something else in the automotive industry is likely to undergo a huge change as a result of disruptions in the automotive ecosystem: the car dealership.

Larry Burns & Opportunities Lost

January 04, 2019 at 12:00 PM

It's unfortunate that more automotive/mobility innovation didn’t make it to the street while Burns was at GM. General Motors could have been Tesla before that company became what it has.

The New Era of the “Consumizen”

December 03, 2018 at 12:00 PM

The automobile business is one of the most consumer-focused industries in the world. But as we begin to develop and sell sustainable mobility solutions, we are going to need to communicate with the “citizen” as well.

Alternative Designs & Safety Considerations

November 01, 2018 at 12:00 PM

The Arcimoto is like a motorcycle growing in size, while the SOLO is like a car shrinking in size.

Driving, Ownership and Thought Experiments

October 01, 2018 at 12:00 PM

The digital revolution will change everything. We should not only focus on redesigning the car, but also redesigning the “system.”

Giorgetto Giugiaro and Italdesign

August 28, 2018 at 12:00 AM

It was interesting to see the new Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign. It took me back to my early days of designing cars, when I thought Giorgetto Giugiaro was the best car designer in the world.

The “Chicago Loop” Project May Change the World

July 30, 2018 at 12:00 AM

I woke up the morning of June 14 to find out the automotive world had changed into a new mobility world.