Smart Cities News

Greater Manchester deploys AI-controlled road junctions

Greater Manchester deploys AI-controlled road junctions

The technology anonymously identifies different types of road users at selected junctions and controls traffic signals to allow different modes of transportation to be prioritised as and when required.

First public autonomous car trials begin in Oxford

First public autonomous car trials begin in Oxford

A fleet of six Ford Mondeo vehicles capable of Level 4 autonomous driving will complete a nine-mile round trip from Oxford Parkway station to the UK city’s main train station.

Solar rail pioneer receives first commercial funding

Solar rail pioneer receives first commercial funding

Riding Sunbeams will use the investment to develop a pipeline of new renewable energy projects in South East England and the Valleys in South Wales.

London boroughs trial flat and flush kerbside EV charging

London boroughs trial flat and flush kerbside EV charging

Green tech start-up Trojan Energy is installing 200 of its chargers across Brent and Camden as part of the Subsurface Technology for Electric Pathways project.

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.

“First of a kind" train tech in action

“First of a kind" train tech in action

Veea Systems and Angel Trains have been demonstrating the potential of smart rail edge computing and mesh wireless networking for use on board trains.