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Smart software trial could pave the way for easier installation of EV chargers
20 Apr 2021
The trial by UK Power Networks used AI computer simulation to demonstrate that more than 500 EV chargers could be connected around a single electricity substation in London.
EV joint venture completes first installation in London borough
13 Apr 2021
Waltham Forest is the first installation in a national programme being rolled out by Liberty Charge, which reports it is involved in discussions with local authorities throughout the UK.
Auto and tech companies team to create open mobility ecosystem
12 Apr 2021
Software République aims to provide an enriched and sustainable mobility offer for cities, regions, businesses and citizens by jointly developing and marketing intelligent systems.
ABB and AWS team to accelerate the electrification of transport fleets
30 Mar 2021
The interoperable cloud-based fleet management solution will make use of machine learning and analytics and include a charge planning and real-time monitoring features.
Anaheim public transport operator bids to be all-electric by 2025
02 Mar 2021
The Anaheim Transportation Network has been awarded a $5m grant to advance its effort to become California’s first all-electric transit operator by the California Energy Commission.
St Louis mayor signs electric vehicle ordinances into law
12 Feb 2021
The bills are collectively designed to expand EV charging infrastructure across the city in preparation for more electric vehicles entering the market over the next few years.
Lime to pilot electric mopeds in Paris and Washington DC
29 Jan 2021
Lime is adding e-mopeds to its fleet of e-bikes and e-scooters, which allow for two riders at a time and will provide two high-visibility helmets in the carrying case of every moped.
Spin to bring remotely operated e-scooters to cities in 2021
27 Jan 2021
It marks the first concrete plans to roll out the three-wheeled e-scooter, the Spin S-200, which has been co-developed with Segway-Ninebot, via a partnership between Spin and Tortoise.
Smart EV company adds surrounding reality for navigation-assisted autonomous driving
25 Jan 2021
The surrounding reality autonomous driving display integrates the data of Amap’s high-precision maps, including real-time traffic information, lane-level road conditions, and traffic forecasts.
London hits electric vehicles charging milestone
22 Jan 2021
The UK capital has more than 500 rapid charge points and over 5,500 residential charge points, with some points dedicated exclusively for almost 4,000 electric taxis.
Five-minute charge electric car batteries developed
21 Jan 2021
Israeli company StoreDot is releasing the first production batch of sample cells, which can offer ultra-fast charging to a number of other industries, such as commercial drones.
Nottingham uses open source tech to develop intelligent energy system
19 Jan 2021
The data management platform will help managers maximise the use of locally generated renewable energy and cut carbon emissions as well as reduce costs associated with charging EVs.
Tool could help cities realise their EV charging goals
22 Dec 2020
City has ambitious plans to scale up environmentally-friendly vehicles and has been assessing its current charging infrastructure.
Peachtree Corners reveals solar roadway system
03 Dec 2020
It will produce more than 1,300 kilowatt-hours of electricity annually for a Level 2 EV charger at city hall at no cost to motorists and may power other parts of the city in the future.
Winners announced for Chattanooga Gig City innovation challenge
19 Nov 2020
Students were invited to present ideas to promote the use of electric vehicles in the greater Chattanooga area and were only given 48 hours to develop a solution.
Jaguar Land Rover creates smart city hub testbed
16 Nov 2020
The UK automotive manufacturer will partner with global mobility, software and telecom companies to facilitate real-world testing of connected and autonomous technologies.
Waiheke Island rolls out Auckland's first electric bus fleet
10 Nov 2020
As part of the Low Emissions Roadmap, Auckland Transport plans to only procure low emission buses from 2025 and have a full low emission fleet by 2040.
Toronto launches on-street electric charging station pilot
09 Nov 2020
Seventeen on-street EV charging stations will be installed and activated for public use at locations around the city, made possible by Toronto Hydro through an agreement with Flo.
UK's first electric forecourt nears completion
04 Nov 2020
According to the partners, they want to offer the convenience and amenities of a petrol station to electric car drivers looking to charge their vehicle in “all-new ways”.
Peachtree Corners issues RFP for EV supply equipment partners
26 Oct 2020
It supports the Georgia smart city’s aim to increase electric vehicles ownership and use within the city by providing residents and businesses with vetted EV charging solutions.
Blockchain-based electricity trading platform launched in German municipality
26 Oct 2020
Wildpoldsried will be the focus for the demo phase of a research project by Siemens, the regional utility Allgäuer Überlandwerk and partners to help develop a local energy marketplace.
UK local authority works with second life battery pioneer to install energy storage system
08 Oct 2020
West Suffolk Council and Connected Energy’s Mildenhall Hub project will also include a new school, leisure facilities, health centre, community services and office space for public sector partners.
Twin Cities seek citizen input for electric vehicle network
06 Oct 2020
Saint Paul and Minneapolis in the US state of Minnesota have joined forces to develop the mobility network comprising charging hubs on public roadways and a fleet of car-share vehicles.
Enel X to support US cities in electrifying public transport bus fleets
25 Sep 2020
The company is entering the US electrification market and is already working with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority to help it electrify a portion of its new fleet.
25 Mar 2021
On the right side of the game: how open source is making digital laggards catch up
FIWARE CEO Ulrich Ahle speaks to Graeme Neill about how the Smart Cities for Germany programme is helping the country’s poor track record on digitising services and how the battle for public opinion on open-source has been won.
Think Tank: When the sea swallows your cities
Think Tank: Cities on the frontline and lessons for a resilient recovery
Watch: Cloudera and IBM Storage discuss how cities can unlock the true value of their data
White paper: Securing smart city systems against cyberattacks
OnDemand Webinar: Kyoto: the Japanese start-up community powering the future of smart cities
eBook: Smart City Solutions for a Riskier World
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