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Connected services subscriptions for electric vehicles predicted to grow 270 per cent

Connected services subscriptions for electric vehicles predicted to grow 270 per cent

A report from ABI Research reveals that the increasing number of countries setting up deadlines to end the sale of internal combustion engine vehicles will propel higher EV adoption.

Work on 300km CAV test environment underway in the UK

Work on 300km CAV test environment underway in the UK

Located in the West Midlands and spanning the cities of Coventry and Birmingham, it will allow connected and autonomous vehicles to be trialled on urban, rural, suburban and highway roads.

Ericsson technology seeks out smartest and sunniest parking spots

Ericsson technology seeks out smartest and sunniest parking spots

The company has teamed up with Solar Team Eindhoven to demonstrate Solar Smart parking that autonomously drives a car to the parking spot with the most sunshine for recharging.

Urban testbed recruits more forward-thinking minds

Urban testbed recruits more forward-thinking minds

The Smart Mobility Living Lab in London has added four new businesses to its Shared Research Programme to help explore, test and validate future mobility products and services.

Denso builds smart mobility ecosystem for Dublin, Ohio

Denso builds smart mobility ecosystem for Dublin, Ohio

The municipality hopes the partnership will help it to shape the future of smart mobility and ultimately make roads safer and more efficient.

Advanced test site for future mobility opens in Ohio

Advanced test site for future mobility opens in Ohio

The US Transportation Research Centre has inaugurated its new SmartCentre for testing automated and connected vehicles in a safe and repeatable real-world environment.

Columbus builds connected vehicle environment

Columbus builds connected vehicle environment

Smart Columbus has chosen intelligent transportation system provider Kapsch to oversee the integration of the environment, designed to improve safety and mobility.

O2's 5G network to support CAV testing in the UK

O2's 5G network to support CAV testing in the UK

The connectivity will be available from June, ahead of the first phase of the mobile network operator’s 5G roll-out in some of the major UK cities later this year.

Will Brexit prevent UK from winning the global self-driving race?

Will Brexit prevent UK from winning the global self-driving race?

New report puts the UK in pole position in the market but maintaining the lead is dependent on leaving the EU with an orderly deal.

Project prepares Bay Area cities for connected and automated future

Project prepares Bay Area cities for connected and automated future

Iteris has been chosen by San Francisco Metropolitan Transportation Commission to upgrade the intelligent transportation systems across five cities