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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.

Coders respond to Covid-19 in IBM challenge

Coders respond to Covid-19 in IBM challenge

A mobile app that replaces physical lines at shopping centres, businesses and polling places with on-demand virtual lines is chosen as one of the initial top three solutions.

Planet Smart City to develop smart affordable housing in Pune

Planet Smart City to develop smart affordable housing in Pune

It will create 1,000 smart apartments across a 21,000 sqm area in the Life Republic township in partnership with real estate group, Kolte Patil Developers.

India to launch first 5G testbed

India to launch first 5G testbed

Cavli Wireless and Maker Village, the Indian IoT and hardware innovation hub, will open the test lab in Q3 at the Kinfra Hi Tech park campus in Kochi.

India pledges five more smart cities

India pledges five more smart cities

The proposed cities would be developed through public-private partnerships and their locations chosen to capitalise on the benefits of other economic initiatives.

Index finds traffic congestion is on the up

Index finds traffic congestion is on the up

More than half of countries in the latest TomTom Traffic Index have seen congestion increase, with the southern Indian city of Bengaluru ranked the worst.

EIT InnoEnergy launches global search for climate change solutions

EIT InnoEnergy launches global search for climate change solutions

An invitation is open to start-ups worldwide in areas including, but not limited to, renewable energy, energy-efficiency and heat and transport to solve the decarbonisation challenge.

Start-ups meet the urban water challenge

Start-ups meet the urban water challenge

Winners of the 2019 Imagine H20 challenge were announced at World Water Week in Stockholm and will deploy their solutions in cities in three continents.

Mumbai named most congested city in the world

Mumbai named most congested city in the world

Drivers in India’s most populous city expect to spend an average of 65 per cent extra time stuck in traffic, according to the latest TomTom Traffic Index.