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Mayors prioritise infrastructure and technology investment to drive economic recovery

Mayors prioritise infrastructure and technology investment to drive economic recovery

More than nine in 10 mayors also agree that investment in technology to reimagine, rework, change, or adapt how commercial buildings are being used is necessary for the future of their city.

The Azores installs battery-based energy storage system

The Azores installs battery-based energy storage system

Located on Terceira, the second biggest island in terms of electrical consumption of the Azores archipelago, the system will enable an increased share of renewable energy usage.

Christchurch and Auckland prepare to roll-out electric bus fleets

Christchurch and Auckland prepare to roll-out electric bus fleets

Electrification of the country’s transport sector will further drive New Zealand’s decarbonisation efforts and support its aims to have a full zero emission bus fleet by 2040.

Berlin installs smart traffic technology at intersections

Berlin installs smart traffic technology at intersections

The company claims its in-ground radar technology is immune to electromagnetic interference and this enables the accurate detection of bicycles in the presence of trams.

Siemens deploys smart office app for safe return to work

Siemens deploys smart office app for safe return to work

The technology company is laying the foundations for future-proof digital workplaces that also support its "new normal" work model, including mobile working.

Energy farm to help German municipality go CO2-free by 2030

Energy farm to help German municipality go CO2-free by 2030

Green Solar and Siemens Energy have signed an agreement to develop a concept for Herzogenrath in Aachen that could make the city a national and international leader in the energy transition.

Leipzig to roll out 21 electric buses as part of its Mobility 2030 strategy

Leipzig to roll out 21 electric buses as part of its Mobility 2030 strategy

The German city will implement charging systems from Siemens Smart Infrastructure along the routes as well as at the Lindenau bus depot with the e-buses scheduled to go into operation in 2021.

Plan, book and pay platform offers MaaS product suite for transit agencies

Plan, book and pay platform offers MaaS product suite for transit agencies

The idea is to give agencies comprehensive MaaS abilities that will help strengthen connections with passengers by making transit more enjoyable and more convenient.

Siemens moves design challenge deadline amid Covid-19 pandemic

Siemens moves design challenge deadline amid Covid-19 pandemic

The ‘co-creation’ competition gives individuals the opportunity to develop solutions to address fundamental human needs for clean water and adequate food supply.

How 5G-powered robots are helping China fight coronavirus

How 5G-powered robots are helping China fight coronavirus

5G patrol robots are being deployed to monitor mask-wearing and body temperatures in public places while an intelligent robot developed in a week will be used to disinfect hospitals.