Smart Cities News

End-to-end platform aims to better manage sustainable mobility options

End-to-end platform aims to better manage sustainable mobility options

The platform helps to coordinate mobile assets and users to provide real-time insights into how they use company cars, scooters, charging stations and other components of the mobility ecosystem.

UK to fast-track e-scooter rental trials to test safety and green credentials

UK to fast-track e-scooter rental trials to test safety and green credentials

The first trials, due to last for 12 months, are expected to begin next week and will be closely monitored so the government can assess the benefits of e-scooters and their impact on public space.

Spanish energy companies launch platform to tackle Covid-19 through innovation

Spanish energy companies launch platform to tackle Covid-19 through innovation

Positive Energy + is looking for start-ups and scale-ups which have innovative projects that can be launched immediately and developed and implemented in one year.

Partnership could expand smart battery system beyond mobility

Partnership could expand smart battery system beyond mobility

EIT InnoEnergy will help Remagen-based e-bility expand its products and services, which include an exchangeable smart battery system with potential to be used for other products.

Charge and lock station aims to solve scooter share problems

Charge and lock station aims to solve scooter share problems

Metro Mobility’s ChargeLock station features a patent pending cable design that incorporates charging and locking in a single connector.

Smart pods, regenerative braking and personal air vehicles: Future smart mobility visions on show at CES 2020

Smart pods, regenerative braking and personal air vehicles: Future smart mobility visions on show at CES 2020

Hyundai will put forward its ’human-centred’ mobility solution for cities at the Las Vegas technology show, while Segway-Ninebot claims its new products go ’beyond micro-mobility’.

Google Maps integrates with Lime in more than 100 cities

Google Maps integrates with Lime in more than 100 cities

Google Maps will show users where a Lime vehicle is available, how long it will take to walk there, a price estimate as well as battery range.

Bolt launches e-scooters in Washington DC

Bolt launches e-scooters in Washington DC

The mobility company aims to work with cities on a local level to solve traffic and parking congestion with safe, sustainable transport options.

Guide aims to help cities integrate micro-mobility options

Guide aims to help cities integrate micro-mobility options

The National League of Cities provides city case studies, policy advice and an overview of the challenges and opportunities presented by the various mobility options.

City scooters come to Helsinki

City scooters come to Helsinki

Vuosaari, the largest district in Finland’s capital city, is to pilot a regular kick scooter and electric scooter service, supported by 30 city scooter stations.