Data collectors from Mexico City win Audi Urban Future Award 2014
- Mexican “operating system for urban mobility” impressed the jury
- Results of the Award flow into Audi’s “Urban Agenda”
- Audi CEO Rupert Stadler: “We want to give space back to the city, and time and quality of life to its residents.”
The winners of the third Audi Urban Future Award are now known: The Award, at 100,000 euros the world’s highest-value prize for innovative mobility solutions, goes to Mexico City. The competition team headed by the renowned architect and city planner Jose Castillo impressed the international jury with its “operating system for urban mobility.” Its heart is a data platform with which cities can design their transportation planning according to needs and drivers can flexibly adapt their behavior to the latest situation. Under the motto “the next leap in mobility,” four interdisciplinary teams from Berlin, Boston, Mexico City and Seoul competed for the Audi Urban Future Award with their innovative ideas on tomorrow’s mobility. “The two mega-trends of urbanization and digitalization will radically change mobility in large cities,” explained Rupert Stadler, CEO of AUDI AG, at the Award presentation in Berlin.