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City of Manchester home to "the greenest people" in Britain

City of Manchester home to "the greenest people" in Britain

The research, carried out by Honda, was based on a range of factors including household recycling, domestic CO2 emissions and household eco measures, combined with survey responses.

Oxbotica completes right-hand side AV road trials in Germany

Oxbotica completes right-hand side AV road trials in Germany

The official trials started last month on public roads near Friedrichshafen, southern Germany, with a fleet of self-driving vehicles navigating a complex urban environment.

Sunderland rolls out next phase of free superfast wi-fi programme

Sunderland rolls out next phase of free superfast wi-fi programme

It is part of the UK city’s wider smart city strategy led by the council to augment its digital infrastructure for the benefit of everyone and boost Sunderland’s reputation as a digital leader.   

Electric bikes on the increase across Europe

Electric bikes on the increase across Europe

As Europeans adapt to huge changes in their daily lives to cope with the Covid-19 pandemic, e-bikes can play a big part in everyone’s future, according to a report commissioned by Shimano.

Exeter launches its roadmap to carbon neutrality by 2030

Exeter launches its roadmap to carbon neutrality by 2030

At a time when the coronavirus crisis is forcing citizens and organisations to reassess lifestyles and behaviours, Exeter City Futures said planning for a net-zero future has never been more relevant.

UK to launch 100-plus electric forecourt network

UK to launch 100-plus electric forecourt network

Gridserve claims the forecourt’s superchargers can deliver up to 350kW of charging power, enabling people to charge vehicles within 20-30 minutes initially.

Bogota ranked as 2019's most congested city

Bogota ranked as 2019's most congested city

Drivers in the Colombian capital lose 191 hours a year to congestion, according to the 2019 Inrix Global Traffic Scorecard, which identifies and analyses trends in more than 900 cities.

The smartest cities on climate: What can we learn?

The smartest cities on climate: What can we learn?

More cities must ramp up their climate ambition and deliver urgent action, fast, says Kyra Appleby, Global Director of Cities, States and Regions at CDP.

Public transport ITS market experiencing rapid growth in Europe and US

Public transport ITS market experiencing rapid growth in Europe and US

The penetration rate of on-board computers featuring GPS location functionality and wireless communications is now at very high levels in both North America and Western Europe.

21 European cities selected for Bloomberg 'high impact' digital services programme

21 European cities selected for Bloomberg 'high impact' digital services programme

The Bloomberg Philanthropies initiative aims to help the cities deliver "high impact" digital services and share lessons learned with the rest of the world.