Mercedes-Benz EQ Fellows: Jordan Davis

Integrating new travel and transport technologies to benefit communities

Presented in partnership with Mercedes-Benz EQ

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: Rahul Gayam

Creating electric vehicles that are affordable, safer and kinder to the environment

Presented in partnership with Mercedes-Benz EQ

Rahul Gayam—CTO of Hyderabad-based Gayam Motor Works—strives to reduce air pollution in some of the world’s most plagued nations by creating smart, electric vehicles. From motorcycles to three-wheelers and cars, Gayam Motor Works’ produces safe and environmentally responsible vehicles that are also more affordable. The company supplied three-wheel vehicles to Hyderabad’s IKEA and has been growing since—garnering the attention of other companies and everyday commuters. …

Mercedes-Benz EQ Partners with Summit LA18

A partnership built on the common goal to foster a community

At the annual Summit conference in downtown Los Angeles, 3,000 innovators and entrepreneurs gathered this weekend for three days of talks, discussions, wellness activities and entertainment. The partnership between Mercedes-Benz EQ and Summit, facilitated by the COOL HUNTING team—including the launch of a fellowship program, an art installation, a visit to a biodynamic ranch and a dinner with members of the Summit community—focused on different …