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Espoo launches autonomous street sweeper pilot programme
09 Mar 2021
The Trombia Free units are equipped with an all-weather autonomous, lidar-based, machine vision technology that filtrates the noise coming from the environment in rainy, snowy or alternative conditions.
Renmark tests autonomous electric shuttle
03 Mar 2021
The trial is designed to improve the ability of the autonomous shuttle service to run on open roads and demonstrate how such vehicles can contribute to the development of smart city solutions.
Postman bot set to deliver the mail in Japanese trial
21 Dec 2020
The field-test in the Kanagawa Prefecture fits within Japan’s wider Action Plan of the Growth Strategy to explore the role of low-speed and compact autonomous robots.
Motional and Lyft to roll out robotaxi services in major US cities in 2023
16 Dec 2020
Motional’s next-generation, fully driverless vehicles, based on the Hyundai platform, will be integrated, operationalised and deployed on the Lyft ride-share network.
Companies partner to offer smart cities blockchain-enabled global data exchange
09 Dec 2020
The companies want to deliver a new level of trust and control for cities and provide municipal and commercial clients with unaltered and traceable data that ties back to its original source.
Jaguar Land Rover creates smart city hub testbed
16 Nov 2020
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
12 Nov 2020
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
23 Oct 2020
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
06 Oct 2020
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
30 Sep 2020
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”
14 Sep 2020
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
28 Aug 2020
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
21 Aug 2020
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
30 Jul 2020
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
24 Jul 2020
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
09 Jul 2020
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
27 May 2020
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
31 Mar 2020
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
10 Jan 2020
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?
07 Jan 2020
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
06 Nov 2019
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
02 Oct 2019
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
11 Sep 2019
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.
Georgia Tech and Delta Airlines collaborate with Peachtree Corners testbed
09 Sep 2019
The organisations will help to advance autonomous vehicle and infrastructure research at the Curiosity Lab, a 5G-enabled smart city living lab in the Atlanta suburb.
23 Jul 2021
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