RideCell Inc., a global carsharing and ridesharing platform provider, has been selected as a finalist for the 2017 TU-Automotive Awards for Best Auto Mobility Product or Service, whilst Founder and CEO, Aarjav Trivedi, has been nominated for Influencer of the Year.
Aarjav Trivedi said of the nomination,
“It is an honor to be recognized in these two categories along with such notable finalists. We are grateful to TU Automotive for recognizing the power and impact of our mobility-as-a-service solution and our vision for the future of transportation.”
TU-Automotive serves as the communications hub for automotive telematics and connected vehicle services that are redefining our automotive future. The awards committee recognizes the most notable innovations and talent in the connected car industry with their annual awards selections. This year over 400 nominations were considered for 10 categories:
- OEM of the Year
- Best Connected Service of Produce for Commercial Market
- Best Insurance Telematics Product or Servicde
- Best Telematics Product or Service
- Best Active Safety or ADAS Product or Service
- Best Auto Mobility Product or Service
- Best Auto Cybersecurity Product or Service
- Best Aftermarket Telematics Product or Service
- Newcomer of the Year
- Influencer of the Year
The winners will be announced in June at TU-Automotive in Detroit.
Honorees selected alongside RideCell for the Best Auto Mobility Product or Service category include Audi Traffic Light Information by Audi of America, Olli by Local Motors with IBM, and QualComm® Drive Data Platform by Qualcomm. For the Influencer of the Year category, Aarjav is joined by automotive leaders such as Doug Davis, SVP and GM, Automated Driving Group, Intel Corporation and Joe Speed, Watson IoT AutoLAB Product Owner, IBM.
RideCell is headquartered in San Francisco and aims to empower auto OEMs, new mobility providers and private fleets to launch and manage their own intelligent ridesharing and carsharing services. The intelligent software platform runs new mobility services, such as carsharing, ridesharing, and other innovative transportation offerings. End-to-end integration and automation accelerate time to market, enabling RideCell customers to launch mobility services quickly, operate efficiently, and scale revenues as business grows. Founded in 2009, RideCell has already processed over 20 million rides and has a team of more than 70 professionals. The company now powers over 20 mobility offerings including BMW, the UC Berkeley, UCSF, 3M, and SouthWest Transit.