Research, Publications, Consulting

The CfM-HSG promotes the exchange with science and practice and the identification of joint research projects.

The actors in practice receive scientific support through research and services as well as seminars and conferences. Here are several exciting projects for the management of the mobility of people.

You can find an overview of these projects here.


Podcast New Mobility Planet

Each Thursday, a new Podcast with experts discussing issues related to mobility is published.

Have a look here




The opportunity of shared autonomous vehicles to improve spatial equity in accessibility and socio-economic developments in European urban areas. European Transport Research Review, 13, 32 Eppenberger, N., Richter, M. (2021) 
Emphasizing urgency of climate change is insufficient to increase policy support. On Earth, 4 (3), 411-424  Fesenfeld LP & Rinscheid, A. (2021) 
11th Consumer Barometer of Renewable Energies   Gahrens, S., Beatrice, P. & Wüstenhagen, R. (2021)  
Ampel-Koallition: Können die Grünen Innovationspartei? manager magazin, 30.10.2021  Herrmann, A. (2021) 
Die Zukunft des Mobilitätsstandorts Deutschland entscheidet sich jetzt. Tagesspiegel Background, 8.9.2021  Herrmann, A. (2021)
How Mobility Shapes Inclusion and Sustainable Growth in Global Cities. World Economic Forum White Paper  Herrmann, A., Scharfenberger, P., Silvestri, P. with further authors from WEF and BCG (2021)
Option Values in Public Transport. Presentation at the Swiss Transport Research Conference, Ascona, 13.9.2021 Kuster, S. (2021)
Mobilität der Zukunft: Euphorie wird früher oder später der Ernüchterung Platz machen, in: Laesser, Ch.; Axhausen, K.; Bieger, Th. (Eds; 2021). Jahrbuch der Schweizerischen Verkehrswirtschaft. St.Gallen: IMP-HSG und SVWG, 75-79  Laesser, Ch. (2021)
Jahrbuch der Schweizerischen Verkehrswirtschaft. St.Gallen: IMP-HSG und SVWG  Laesser, Ch.; Axhausen, K.; Bieger, Th. (Eds; 2021) 
Did Electric Vehicle Sales Skyrocket Due to Increased Environmental Awareness While Total Vehicle Sales Declined during COVID-19? Sustainability, 13, 13839  Lieven, T., Hügler, B. (2021)
Unlocking the Full Potential of E-Mobility in Switzerland: The case of Rolling Solar Storage and Electric Agricultural Transport. Poster Presentation, Conference on Mobility research and Innovation in Switzerland  Mili, S., Gahrens, S. (2021)
Genug gezögert. Gastbeitrag zu den Chancen Autonomen Fahrens. ZeitOnline, 20.5.2021  Özdemir, C., Herrmann, A. (2021)
Dauerstau mit Ansage. VisionMobility, 02/2021. pp. 72-73  Richter, M., Herrmann, A. (2021)
From termination to transforming: The role of phase-out in sustainability transitions. Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions, 41, 27-31  Rinscheid, A., Rosenbloom, D., Markard, J & Turnheim, B. (2021) 
Open innovation for institutional entrepreneurship: how incumbents induce institutional change to advance autonomous driving. R&D Management.  Schweitzer, F., Palmié, M., Gassmann, O., Kahlert, J. & Roeth, T. (2021)
Does solar power add value to electric vehicles? An investigation of car-buyers' willingness to buy product-bundles in Germany. Energy Research & Social Science, 75, 102006.  Stauch, A. (2021) 
Electrifying the conmpany car: Identifying hard and soft barriers among fleet managers in Switzerland. Energy Research & Social Science, 77, 1-11. Vuichard, P. (2021)
Schweizer Jahrbuch für Verkehr 2020 various authors 
Low-carbon travel mode choices: The role of time perceptions and familiarity Dällenbach, N. (Sept. 2020 / Vol. 86)
Touchpoints for e-mobility: Understanding the vehicle purchase process to promote EV sales in Switzerland   Plananska, J. (2020) 
Lack of perceived masculinity as a barrier to customer acceptance of electric vehicles: Results of an implicit association test   Plananska, J., Wüstenhagen, R., de Bellis E., Hermann, A. (Nature Energy: forthcoming) 
Fast track or Slo-Mo? Public support and temporal preferences for phasing out fossil fuel cars in the United States  Rinscheid, A., Pianta, S., Weber, E.U. (2020) 
Option Values in Passenger Transport - Research on the Perceived Value of Transport Options  Kuster, S. (Dissertation: forthcoming)
Community Solar Marketing - Offer-design, segmented-based communication strategies and bundling opportunities for mobility  Stauch, A. (Dissertation: forthcoming) 
Social Acceptance of Renewable Energy and Electric Mobility  Vuichard, P. (Dissertation: forthcoming)
Smart cities. Introducing digital innovation to cities Gassmann, O., Böhm, J., & Palmié, M. (2019)
The flexible prosumer: Measuring the willingness to co-create distributed flexibility   Kubli, M., Loock, M. & Wüstenhagen, R. (2018) 
Smart City: Innovationen für die vernetzte Stadt-Geschäftsmodelle und Management Gassmann, O., Böhm, J., & Palmié, M. (2018) 
Geschäftsmodelle entwickeln: 55 innovative Konzepte mit dem St.Galler business model navigator  Gassmann, O., Frankenberger, K. & Csik, M. (2017)
The intellectual structure of transportation management research: A review of the literature  Reinhold, S., Laesser, Ch., Bazzi, D. (2015)
The business model navigator: 55 models that will revolutionise your business  Gassmann, O., Frankenberger, K. & Csik, M. (2014)  
More publications (see SBB-Lab)   

Public Lectures and Workshops

Lecturer about various aspects of mobility  
Electric Transport in Norway and beyond - what others can learn. (2019)  Christina Bu, Secretary General, Norwegian EV Association, Norway
Touchpoints for e-mobility  (2019) Dr. K. Gamma & J. Plananska, University of St.Gallen
J. Grentz, Product Manager Volkswagen at AMAG, resp. ID NEO
R. Schmid, e-mobility Blogger, founder Robin TV
Rolling Solar Storage: the Convergence of RE & EV (2019) Dr. M. Kubli, University of St.Gallen
Dr. A. Beer, Expert Product Research and Engineering, RePower AG
A. Brenzikofer, Head Dept. Decentralized Systems, Supercomputing Systems AG
The Push for Electric Mobility in Asia - Business Opportunities for Swiss SMEs (2018) Prof. Dr. R. Moser, University of St.Gallen
Dr. P. Agarwal, CEO Panitek Power AG
Prof. Dr. T. Casas-i-Klett, Dir. China Competence Center, University of St.Gallen
Wei Chuen Chua, Regional Vice Preident Europe, Singapore Economic Develop. Board
F. Kind, Project Manager, Panitek Power AG
Prof. Dr. M. Prandini, Head Competence Center Asia Business, ZHAW
A. Raju, ACC-HSG India Representative & Serial Entrepreneur
The Convergence of Electric Mobility and Power Markets: V2G Business Models (2018) Dr. E. Reuter & M. Kubli, University of St.Gallen
A. Asfour, Head E-Mobility, SAK AG
P. Majer, badenova AG & Co. KG, Germany
M. Morf, Alpiq AG, Switzerland
Nudging Consumers towards Electric Mobility (2018) Dr. K. Gamma & J. Plananska, University of St.Gallen
M. Codourey, Strategy Advisor in Healthcare and Expert Neurocommunications
Dr. U. Hahnel, Consumer Decision and Sustainable Behavior Lab, University of Geneva
Dr. J. Hildermeier, European Federation for Transport and Environment, Belgium
Electrifying Corporate Fleets: Scalling Up Low-carbon Transport in a B2B Context (2018)  P. Vuichard, University of St.Gallen
M. Reber, CEO, Post Company Cars AG
B. Stemmler, ISS Facility Services AG