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Swedish municipality deploys robots for safer recruitment

Swedish municipality deploys robots for safer recruitment

The Upplands-Bro municipality outside of Stockholm is using artificial intelligence recruitment robots to reduce the risk of contamination at the interview stage during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Swedish city modernises electricity grid to combat lack of power capacity

Swedish city modernises electricity grid to combat lack of power capacity

Borås is working with Itron to deploy 46,000 IIoT and smart electric meters to meet new regulatory demands and enable real-time visibility into the grid and energy usage.

Gothenburg boosts sustainable public transport push with e-bus roll-out

Gothenburg boosts sustainable public transport push with e-bus roll-out

More than 150 electric buses will be introduced in the region covering Gothenburg, Mölndal and Partille, where 180 million trips are made by bus each year.

21 European cities selected for Bloomberg 'high impact' digital services programme

21 European cities selected for Bloomberg 'high impact' digital services programme

The Bloomberg Philanthropies initiative aims to help the cities deliver "high impact" digital services and share lessons learned with the rest of the world.

Smart City Expo announces awards finalists

Smart City Expo announces awards finalists

A total of 28 cities and projects have been chosen across seven categories for the World Smart City Awards 2019 and winners will be announced on 20 November.

Mobility business accelerator buys into MaaS pioneer

Mobility business accelerator buys into MaaS pioneer

Via ID has acquired a majority stake in Swedish start-up UbiGo which wants to bring its subscription-based mobility-as-a-service offering to households in major cities.