Mercedes-Benz EQ Fellows: Michael Lim

Working to update the ways cities' roadways function

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Co-founder of LA-based Xtelligent, Michael Lim is working to connect tomorrow’s smart cars with existing city infrastructure—streetlights, pre-existing transportation options, and more. With some 99% of US roadway intersections still functioning with ’70s-era regulation, Lim is hoping to help cities develop strategies for current-day and future mobility using tech-forward, updated approaches. As one of the Mercedes-Benz EQ Fellows at Summit LA, Lim represents a broader role …

Mercedes-Benz EQ Fellows: Jordan Davis

Integrating new travel and transport technologies to benefit communities

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As director of Smart Columbus, Jordan Davis oversees the integration of technology into the city’s transportation, thanks to the City of Columbus and Columbus Region’s smart city initiative. The company won the US Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) first-ever Smart City Challenge, which aims to reimagine transport operating systems, shift travel patterns and more—all for the benefit of the community. As a Mercedes-Benz EQ Fellow at Summit LA, …

Mercedes-Benz EQ Fellows: Tamara Warren

Translating experience as an industry insider and consumer into it to an app for all to use

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A journalist who has written for The New York Times, The Verge, Rolling Stone and more, Tamara Warren is also a former jurist and US director for the World Car of the Year awards. Having an in-depth understanding of the industry from an insider and consumer standpoint, Warren recognized a significant communication gap between the two. Her start-up Le Car aims to simplify the experience for car buyers …