Leading German online news site renames “car” section “mobility” to reflect sector transformation
Popular German news site Spiegel Online has renamed its “car” section “mobility” to reflect the upheaval in the sector caused by digitalisation, environmental concerns, and heavy traffic. “Our understanding of mobility is undergoing a fundamental shift. The century of the car as the ideal of individual mode of transport is over,” Spiegel Online writes on its website. The subject of mobility – including bikes, public transport, and mobility services – is now drawing many readers compared to the past, according to Spiegel Online, which plans to extend its coverage.
Read the statement in German here.