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Ranking reveals smartest and most sustainable cities

Ranking reveals smartest and most sustainable cities

Prepared by IESE Business School´s Centre for Globalisation and Strategy, the Cities in Motion Index 2020 analyses the level of development of 174 world cities.

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.

Holistic approaches necessary to counter lockdown fatigue

Holistic approaches necessary to counter lockdown fatigue

Societies must be rebuilt in a way that safeguards our health and our economy and networks and knowledge sharing will be essential in building in robust structures to defend against future shocks.

Apcoa and Here announce strategic collaboration around digital parking

Apcoa and Here announce strategic collaboration around digital parking

The companies intend to develop and commercialise digital parking services and high-definition indoor maps of parking facilities in Europe.

Innovation institute launches €60m crisis response initiative

Innovation institute launches €60m crisis response initiative

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology aims to help finance projects that help tackle the coronavirus pandemic and support start-ups, scale-ups and SMEs for whom investment is drying up.

Rethinking Christmas, transforming events and a new editor

Rethinking Christmas, transforming events and a new editor

Smart city technology is already showing how key it is to tackling the challenges brought by the Covid-19 pandemic and the sector as a whole will be central to rebuilding and recovery.

Blockchain energy platform launched by European consortium

Blockchain energy platform launched by European consortium

The consortium contends that we must prepare for a future in which we are largely dependent on consumers with their electric cars, home batteries and heat pumps to stabilise the grid reliably and sustainably.

Traffic problems to propel growth of intelligent transport system market

Traffic problems to propel growth of intelligent transport system market

The increase in traffic congestion, together with the rise in the number of road accidents, is expected to drive the growth of the ITS market between now and 2024.

Pain points, politics and the future of transport

Pain points, politics and the future of transport

SmartCitiesWorld talks to Paul Comfort about the themes of his new book, The Future of Public Transportation.

Nevada ‘blockchain city’ to break ground in 2022, despite staffing changes

Nevada ‘blockchain city’ to break ground in 2022, despite staffing changes

Blockchains said its Web3.0 platform for digital asset custody and digital identity management will also be released in 2022.