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Work on 300km CAV test environment underway in the UK

Work on 300km CAV test environment underway in the UK

Located in the West Midlands and spanning the cities of Coventry and Birmingham, it will allow connected and autonomous vehicles to be trialled on urban, rural, suburban and highway roads.

Google’s tool to help cities measure emissions expands to Europe

Google’s tool to help cities measure emissions expands to Europe

The first European cities to gain access are Dublin, Birmingham and Manchester, with Wolverhampton and Coventry to follow soon.

CityFibre injects £2.5bn to build fibre broadband in the UK

CityFibre injects £2.5bn to build fibre broadband in the UK

Provider claims it will deliver a “superior backbone” for mobile operators’ existing locations, enabling the roll-out of 5G and IoT technology

Multi-city 5G testbed launched in the UK

Multi-city 5G testbed launched in the UK

The UK cities of Birmingham, Coventry and Wolverhampton in the West Midlands will become 5G hubs after winning national competition

Virtual eyes make contact with pedestrians

Virtual eyes make contact with pedestrians

Jaguar Land Rover is using intelligent pods with eyes to better understand how humans will trust self-driving vehicles in the future

The UK's best and worst connected cities

The UK's best and worst connected cities

Unsurprisingly London tops a new ranking by GoCompare but other cities such as Exeter, Norwich and Hereford are lagging a long way behind in 4G coverage