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Keolis to operate Dubai's driverless metro and tram networks
22 Mar 2021
The Dubai Roads & Transport Authority’s metro and tram networks, which carry around 210 million passengers per year, are a key part of the emirate’s smart mobility vision.
Mobileye pledges to bring autonomous vehicles to everyone, everywhere
12 Jan 2021
The Intel company is previewing the strategy and technology that will enable autonomous vehicles (AV) to fulfil their “lifesaving promise” globally at this week’s online CES2021 event.
California DMV issues permit for autonomous delivery service
04 Jan 2021
The deployment permit grants Nuro permission to use a fleet of light-duty driverless vehicles for a commercial delivery service on surface streets within designated parts of the Bay Area.
Motional and Lyft to roll out robotaxi services in major US cities in 2023
16 Dec 2020
Motional’s next-generation, fully driverless vehicles, based on the Hyundai platform, will be integrated, operationalised and deployed on the Lyft ride-share network.
Miami non-profit provides autonomous deliveries to students
08 Dec 2020
The Education Fund is teaming up with Ford Autonomous Vehicles and Argo AI to ensure students in Miami-Dade County receive fresh produce and school supplies during distance learning.
UK launches first commercial driverless testing lab
02 Oct 2020
The Darwin SatCom Lab, based at the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus, is now open to businesses wishing to investigate test connectivity solutions for connected and autonomous vehicles.
Bosch and Peachtree Corners collaborate on the “city street of the future”
14 Sep 2020
The Georgia city will enable Bosch to prove out its latest, most advanced edge computing capabilities to manage and analyse traffic via Curiosity Lab’s connected intersection.
Autonomous shuttle tees up at Welsh golf tournament
21 Aug 2020
In what claims to be a world-first for the transport of sports people at an event, Aurrigo’s vehicle will be used to take golfers and their caddies from the club house to the first tee.
The threat of urban canyons to autonomous vehicles
15 Jul 2020
The continued growth of skyscrapers and urban infrastructure means AVs are at risk of signal black-out in cities across the world, warns UK-based AV software specialist, Oxbotica.
Newcastle launches autonomous shuttle trial
09 Jul 2020
The driverless mobility service, operated by Keolis Downer, is being funded in the Australian city through a $5m grant from the Federal Government’s Smart Cities and Suburbs Programme.
Curiosity Lab teams with Kennesaw State University for open source V2V project
11 Jun 2020
KSU researchers selected Curiosity Lab as one of its primary test locations due to the lab’s autonomous vehicle test track and commitment to supporting and facilitating innovation.
Taipei to operate autonomous shuttle in bus lanes
13 Mar 2020
Taipei City Government and start-up Turing Drive are working together to validate autonomous driving technologies in the Taiwan capital.
O2 5G technology to be used for driverless trials in London
06 Nov 2019
The mobile operator has signed an agreement for its technology to be used for connected and autonomous testing at London’s Smart Mobility Living Lab.
Helsinki citizens give positive feedback to 'robot' buses
06 Sep 2019
More than 2000 passengers have ridden on the driverless bus, including many first timers, and the majority said they felt safe and secure.
Mobileye helps cities and utilities prepare for a smarter future
05 Sep 2019
The Intel company is using IoT connectivity from Orange Business Services for its next-generation platform that helps municipalities plan for smart cities.
Texas A&M University signs up for remote control of autonomous shuttles
28 Aug 2019
Remote Assistance will be integrated into the Texas A&M shuttle autonomy system to authorise the vehicles to proceed at four-way intersections and stops.
Interactive map tracks the smart mobility progress of 100 cities
23 Apr 2019
Frost & Sullivan’s data-driven study found that none of the cities achieved a score that would qualify them to be termed smart mobility leaders.
Will Brexit prevent UK from winning the global self-driving race?
08 Apr 2019
New report puts the UK in pole position in the market but maintaining the lead is dependent on leaving the EU with an orderly deal.
National League of Cities suggests charging road users by the mile
26 Mar 2019
The National League of Cities has released a report aimed at helping local leaders pilot road user charge systems to address the country’s transportation infrastructure deficit.
New York state innovation centre deploys self-driving vehicles
21 Mar 2019
Optimus Ride will provide workers at the site with an efficient and convenient self-driving mobility option within defined geofenced areas.
South Korea deepens commitment to autonomous future
12 Mar 2019
Korean AV platform provider SpringCloud is partnering with Deepen AI to progress the development of autonomous vehicle sensor technology in the country
University trials driverless shuttle
14 Feb 2019
Researchers at the University of South Florida have begun an autonomous trial with Coast Autonomous to transport students, faculty staff and visitors in a driverless vehicle
Real-estate company deploys self-driving vehicle for office park
10 Feb 2019
Brookfield Properties has formed a strategic partnership to provide Optimus Ride’s autonomous vehicle technology at a development in Reston, Virginia
UK on track to have fully self-driving cars on roads by 2021
07 Feb 2019
The UK government has announced that a process is being developed to support advanced trials of automated vehicles which pass rigorous safety assessments
07 May 2021
Cities look to climate-friendly greenbacks to fund smart projects
With technology set to play a key part in the global recovery from the pandemic, we explore evolving funding methods that are helping cash-strapped cities get smart.
Think Tank: Building Circular Cities
The road ahead for machine learning
Rebuilding green: Analysing the Biden infrastructure plan
OnDemand Webinar: Kyoto: the Japanese start-up community powering the future of smart cities
eBook: Smart City Solutions for a Riskier World
Watch: Cloudera and IBM Storage discuss how cities can unlock the true value of their data
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