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5G autonomous electric vehicle trial launched in Stockholm

5G autonomous electric vehicle trial launched in Stockholm

The collective behind the trial aim to explore the safe introduction of self-driving autonomous EVs in complex urban areas to help optimise route planning.

Amiens adopts open payment system for multi-modal public transport

Amiens adopts open payment system for multi-modal public transport

The system from Flowbird helps operators to create frictionless multi-modal travel through the digital transformation of their legacy ticketing systems as well as meet the needs of tech-savvy populations.

Swedish transport authority awards fossil-free bus contract

Swedish transport authority awards fossil-free bus contract

Storstockholms Lokaltrafik has awarded Keolis a €500m, four-year extension to operate and maintain the fleet, which will serve the centre of Stockholm and Lidingö island.

Newcastle launches autonomous shuttle trial

Newcastle launches autonomous shuttle trial

The driverless mobility service, operated by Keolis Downer, is being funded in the Australian city through a $5m grant from the Federal Government’s Smart Cities and Suburbs Programme.

Calgary Transit launches mobile ticketing system

Calgary Transit launches mobile ticketing system

Masabi’s JustRide platform allows passengers to buy tickets and passes anytime, anywhere, using their smartphones and provides a contactless service in the Covid-19 era.

Electric bus roll-out planned for Greater Copenhagen

Electric bus roll-out planned for Greater Copenhagen

East Denmark’s public transport authority has awarded Keolis a 10-year contract to operate and maintain 47 buses, including 32 which are fully electric.

Hyderabad opens final section of automated metro

Hyderabad opens final section of automated metro

India’s second-largest metro network at 69km long connects to six railway stations to help create shared mobility and multi-modal transport options for passengers.

Qatar unveils autonomous, electric transport initiative

Qatar unveils autonomous, electric transport initiative

The goal of Project Qatar Mobility is to develop a sustainable and commercial deployment of autonomous driving shuttles and bus services.

Netherlands to roll out Europe's largest electric bus fleet

Netherlands to roll out Europe's largest electric bus fleet

Keolis’ Dutch subsidiary will support the three transport authorities in the transition to greener mobility and will replace the existing diesel buses with 300 fully electric ones.

Shanghai Pudong airport begins operation of automated metro

Shanghai Pudong airport begins operation of automated metro

The passenger rapid transit system connects two existing terminals and satellite halls and the line is expected to shuttle up to 250,000 passengers per day.