Smart Cities News

Oxbotica completes right-hand side AV road trials in Germany

Oxbotica completes right-hand side AV road trials in Germany

The official trials started last month on public roads near Friedrichshafen, southern Germany, with a fleet of self-driving vehicles navigating a complex urban environment.

Autonomous robo-taxis booked for Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games

Autonomous robo-taxis booked for Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games

Cao Cao Mobility is working with self-driving vehicle technology provider DeepRoute to advance the design, development and commercialisation of its fleet of electric vehicles.

Global grid-connected energy storage deployment will reach 15.1 GW by 2025

Global grid-connected energy storage deployment will reach 15.1 GW by 2025

The energy storage market has benefited from a strong start to the year, with residential markets buoyant and large utility-scale pipelines being realised.

EHang launches autonomous firefighter for high-rise buildings

EHang launches autonomous firefighter for high-rise buildings

The 216F has a maximum flight altitude of 600 metres and can carry up to 150 litres of firefighting foams and six fire extinguisher bombs in a single trip.

China's ancient city of Xi'an implements intelligent traffic management

China's ancient city of Xi'an implements intelligent traffic management

The system analyses comprehensive and detailed data about the movement of traffic through the urban Xi’an area, and uses the insight gathered to make the flow of traffic more smoothly.

Hellobike unveils AI-based shared mobility technologies

Hellobike unveils AI-based shared mobility technologies

The company has partnered with local governments to develop a non-motorised vehicle safety management system tailored to each city’s unique traffic conditions.

Raft of new infrastructure projects slated for Binhai New Area

Raft of new infrastructure projects slated for Binhai New Area

The projects in the Tianjin municipality cover a variety of areas, including smart cities, 5G networks, artificial intelligence, intelligent transportation and industrial inter-connectivity.

Electric vehicle use boosted by £4m on-street charging deal in 'flat and flush' technology

Electric vehicle use boosted by £4m on-street charging deal in 'flat and flush' technology

The product aims to help solve the issue of charging for vehicle owners without access to off-street parking, currently a major barrier for electric vehicle uptake in urban areas.

IDC reveals Asia-Pacific 2020 smart city award winners

IDC reveals Asia-Pacific 2020 smart city award winners

Nineteen smart city projects across the region have been recognised in the sixth annual awards programme, which were announced in a virtual event this year.

Smart waste report sets out how to realise the circular economy

Smart waste report sets out how to realise the circular economy

Rubicon’s report, Toward a Future Without Waste, presents a roadmap for cities and governments on how to implement technology-based solutions to build a more sustainable future.