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Columbus unveils three smart mobility pilots and seeks community participation

Columbus unveils three smart mobility pilots and seeks community participation

Smart mobility hubs, connected vehicles and the re-commissioned Linden LEAP aim to improve mobility and road safety as well as provide community food support.

Amazon expands robot delivery tests to Atlanta and Franklin

Amazon expands robot delivery tests to Atlanta and Franklin

The e-commerce giant has already been testing the robots for contactless delivery in California and Washington and said they helped meet increased customer demand in the pandemic.

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.

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.

Israeli tech companies partner to reduce accidents

Israeli tech companies partner to reduce accidents

NoTraffic and Eye-Net Mobile are joining forces to enable communication between drivers and city infrastructure to assist at blind spots and increase safety at intersections.

Pilotless air taxi trial flight conducted over North Carolina

Pilotless air taxi trial flight conducted over North Carolina

The trial of EHang’s two-seater passenger-grade autonomous aerial vehicle represents the first time that the 216 has received flight approval from the Federal Aviation Administration.

Consumers still concerned about autonomous vehicle safety: Can a decision-making model help?

Consumers still concerned about autonomous vehicle safety: Can a decision-making model help?

The IEEE has approved a proposal to develop a new standard while a separate survey by Deloitte reveals that consumers still have safety concerns about fully autonomous vehicles.

O2 5G technology to be used for driverless trials in London

O2 5G technology to be used for driverless trials in London

The mobile operator has signed an agreement for its technology to be used for connected and autonomous testing at London’s Smart Mobility Living Lab.

Austin prepares its streets for self-driving vehicles

Austin prepares its streets for self-driving vehicles

Ford and AI company, Argo AI, are working with the city to ensure testing pursues community-wide goals by providing services that are accessible, equitable, sustainable and, above all, safe.

Finnish university sets out the drivers for 6G

Finnish university sets out the drivers for 6G

University of Oulu says that 5G research is maturing so we must start to engage in mapping what 6G can become "at its boldest" and has published a whitepaper on the subject.