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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.
Dublin to host AI-powered e-scooter research project
15 Apr 2021
It will operate on Dublin City University campuses and aims to improve e-scooter safety and explore smart city use cases for computer vision-equipped micro-mobility vehicles.
Lisbon to roll out fleet of electric ferries
14 Apr 2021
The ferries, which will enter service between 2022 and 2024, will transport up to 540 passengers across the Tagus river and will be pivotal to Lisbon’s public transport system.
Micro-mobility companies co-design commercial vehicle
14 Apr 2021
The ultra-lightweight vehicle, designed by Electric Assisted Vehicles and Spin, is aimed at e-scooter companies that need to redeploy their vehicles to meet demand and replace batteries.
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.
Green investment by Canadian cities could create three million jobs
12 Apr 2021
Analysis by C40 Cities highlights the economic and health benefits for Canadians of investing in city-led efforts to secure a green and just recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.
Integrated mobility service launched in Rome as part of sustainability plan
07 Apr 2021
The charging infrastructure from Siemens provides the basis for a new electric vehicle sharing service in the city, developed by Italian start-up On.
Maintenance contract to help London borough achieve carbon-neutrality in one year
31 Mar 2021
Idverde claims it will help the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea achieve the target through its commitment to sustainability and investment in electrification and zero-emission assets.
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.
Siemens establishes e-mobility partner ecosystem
19 Mar 2021
The company wants to increase accessibility of its electric vehicle charging infrastructure and financing solutions in North America and is partnering with EV technology and service companies.
UK council chooses Lime for e-scooter trial
19 Mar 2021
Rochdale Borough Council will deploy 500 e-scooters and the programme includes a Lime community hub in the town centre, providing unlimited free rides for key workers.
City of London deploys full fleet of electric refuse vehicles
15 Mar 2021
Operated by Veolia, the vehicles will form the UK’s first zero emission recycling and waste collection fleet and will collect residents’ waste and recycling in the Square Mile.
Paris to launch universal charging pilot for micro-mobility
04 Mar 2021
Duckt will install 150 dock, lock and charge points across the Paris Rive Gauche area to demonstrate how the infrastructure can accelerate micro-mobility to reduce climate impact in the city.
Renmark tests autonomous electric shuttle
03 Mar 2021
The trial is designed to improve the ability of the autonomous shuttle service to run on open roads and demonstrate how such vehicles can contribute to the development of smart city solutions.
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.
Apcoa transforms car parks into urban hubs
23 Feb 2021
The company aims to provide a physical and digital infrastructure for smart city and mobility services as well as contribute to the sustainable transformation of urban areas.
E-buses arrive in Odense and greater Copenhagen
17 Feb 2021
Keolis is preparing to put the 55 fully electric buses into service in summer 2021 on behalf of Movia and FynBus, the local public transport authorities.
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.
London’s oldest courier launches zero emissions depot
12 Feb 2021
The launch of Absolutely’s Eco Hub and commitment to increase its electric cargo bike fleet by 65 per cent aligns with the ultra low emission zone expansion in the UK capital in 2021.
Regensburg progresses electrification of public transport
11 Feb 2021
The transport authority in the Bavarian city has commissioned Siemens Smart Infrastructure to equip the bus depot in the Markomannenstrasse for electromobility.
European cities reach €250m investment milestone in smart tech programme
10 Feb 2021
London, Lisbon, Milan, Bordeaux, Burgas and Warsaw have triggered the investment as part of the major international smart cities programme, Sharing Cities.
Hydrogen-powered buses start operating in Aberdeen
02 Feb 2021
The Aberdeen launch is part of a €32m EU-funded Jive project which is deploying 139 zero-emission buses and refuelling stations across five countries.
Hitachi tests battery-powered tram in Florence
01 Feb 2021
The trial involves installing battery packs on an existing Hitachi-built Sirio tram and power is returned to the batteries when the train breaks, reducing overall energy consumed.
Voi to launch e-scooters that measure air quality in the UK
01 Feb 2021
The scooters feature optional smart pollution sensors, as well as noise and light sensors, to help identify areas with poor air quality and high levels of noise pollution.
21 Feb 2020
Retailers rethink last-mile deliveries to reduce emissions and meet customer expectations
A new report by eDelivery explores how retailers and carriers are looking for new ways to reduce carbon emissions and meet customer expectations of sustainability.
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