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Austin launches pilot to test scooter infrastructure

Austin launches pilot to test scooter infrastructure

Austin Transportation and Swiftmile are undertaking the six-month, no-cost pilot project to test the usability of the company’s universal scooter parking and charging stations for e-scooters.

Curiosity Lab teams with Kennesaw State University for open source V2V project

Curiosity Lab teams with Kennesaw State University for open source V2V project

KSU researchers selected Curiosity Lab as one of its primary test locations due to the lab’s autonomous vehicle test track and commitment to supporting and facilitating innovation.

Ultralight e-bike aims to address the daily challenges of city life

Ultralight e-bike aims to address the daily challenges of city life

The Eeyo 1 is the first e-bike project in the new Gogoro Eeyo "human-electric hybrid" brand, which has been established to develop innovations in lightweight electric-assisted transportation.

Five companies selected in Michigan mobility initiative to address Covid-19 challenges

Five companies selected in Michigan mobility initiative to address Covid-19 challenges

A disinfecting robot, contactless autonomous delivery system and vehicle safety partitions are among the solutions to have received funding by PlanetM’s challenge.

Four cities recognised for their sustainable mobility efforts

Four cities recognised for their sustainable mobility efforts

The EU describes the cities as powerful examples that show the local role leaders can play in making their cities cleaner, safer and more sustainable.

Blockchain platform developed for mobility-as-a-service

Blockchain platform developed for mobility-as-a-service

Sony has announced the development of a blockchain-based common database as part of a challenge proposed by Netherlands Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management.

Partnership could expand smart battery system beyond mobility

Partnership could expand smart battery system beyond mobility

EIT InnoEnergy will help Remagen-based e-bility expand its products and services, which include an exchangeable smart battery system with potential to be used for other products.

All-electric ride-hailing service extends its offering

All-electric ride-hailing service extends its offering

Start-up Go360 claims to offer a unique ride subscription model to help people get to work and transit hubs faster and easier using employee drivers.

Smart pods, regenerative braking and personal air vehicles: Future smart mobility visions on show at CES 2020

Smart pods, regenerative braking and personal air vehicles: Future smart mobility visions on show at CES 2020

Hyundai will put forward its ’human-centred’ mobility solution for cities at the Las Vegas technology show, while Segway-Ninebot claims its new products go ’beyond micro-mobility’.

Government shared mobility initiatives driving MaaS market

Government shared mobility initiatives driving MaaS market

P&S Intelligence highlights the growing emphasis on the public mobility model over vehicle ownership to minimise traffic congestion and pollution.