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UK to fast-track e-scooter rental trials to test safety and green credentials

UK to fast-track e-scooter rental trials to test safety and green credentials

The first trials, due to last for 12 months, are expected to begin next week and will be closely monitored so the government can assess the benefits of e-scooters and their impact on public space.

Could quantum computing be the key to cracking congestion?

Could quantum computing be the key to cracking congestion?

In a joint research pilot, Microsoft and Ford are using quantum-inspired technology to achieve more balanced, less "selfish" routing suggestions.

Austin prepares its streets for self-driving vehicles

Austin prepares its streets for self-driving vehicles

Ford and AI company, Argo AI, are working with the city to ensure testing pursues community-wide goals by providing services that are accessible, equitable, sustainable and, above all, safe.

Ford trials multi-modal delivery to reduce congestion

Ford trials multi-modal delivery to reduce congestion

The automotive company’s cloud-based software identifies optimum places for van drivers to pull over near a multiple drop-off point and then hands over to last leg delivery

Ford uses data to predict traffic accident hotspots

Ford uses data to predict traffic accident hotspots

Ford has developed a data-driven solution that could help to identify where traffic incidents are likely to occur – and then enable city authorities to take pre-emptive action.

Pittsburgh rises to tomorrow’s transport challenges

Pittsburgh rises to tomorrow’s transport challenges

A blockchain-based MaaS platform and a system that helps shift workers get home are among the pilot projects chosen by the city in Ford’s mobility challenge