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Jaguar Land Rover creates smart city hub testbed

Jaguar Land Rover creates smart city hub testbed

The UK automotive manufacturer will partner with global mobility, software and telecom companies to facilitate real-world testing of connected and autonomous technologies.

Munich to use autonomous agents in smart city infrastructure trials

Munich to use autonomous agents in smart city infrastructure trials

Trials kick off on a commercial real-estate development in the city centre where agents will negotiate the price of parking spaces with users able to earn rewards in a digital currency.

Las Vegas self-driving mobility service resumes operation

Las Vegas self-driving mobility service resumes operation

Service of the publicly available autonomous fleet run by Motional and Lyft was paused earlier this year due to Covid-19 but has resumed with enhanced protective measures.

Indian university sets up Smart City Research Centre

Indian university sets up Smart City Research Centre

The International Institute of Information Technology in Hyderabad will also establish the Living Lab to showcase new ideas and a place to co-create smart city innovations with start-ups.

Full-power autonomous street sweeper piloted in Helsinki

Full-power autonomous street sweeper piloted in Helsinki

Trombia Technologies wants to unlock the potential for mass-electrification and carbon-neutralisation of one of the heaviest vehicle technologies in use in cities.

Bosch and Peachtree Corners collaborate on the “city street of the future”

Bosch and Peachtree Corners collaborate on the “city street of the future”

The Georgia city will enable Bosch to prove out its latest, most advanced edge computing capabilities to manage and analyse traffic via Curiosity Lab’s connected intersection.

Dubai strikes agreement to explore use of autonomous aerial vehicles

Dubai strikes agreement to explore use of autonomous aerial vehicles

Agreement between Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority and the Dubai Air Navigation Services aims to step up cooperation in examining all aspects of the use of AAVs.

Autonomous shuttle tees up at Welsh golf tournament

Autonomous shuttle tees up at Welsh golf tournament

In what claims to be a world-first for the transport of sports people at an event, Aurrigo’s vehicle will be used to take golfers and their caddies from the club house to the first tee.

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.