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UK transport operators apprehensive about adopting new technology

UK transport operators apprehensive about adopting new technology

Majority of transport leaders point the finger at public nervousness as one of the barriers that has stopped their organisation from adopting new technologies in the past.

Los Angeles announces ambitious zero emissions roadmap

Los Angeles announces ambitious zero emissions roadmap

Mayor Eric Garcetti said the city must kick its "zero-emissions transportation future into high gear" and the goal is to deliver a 25 per cent reduction in GHGs and pollution by the 2028 Olympic Games.

Local authorities leverage Liberty Global’s infrastructure to scale EV charging

Local authorities leverage Liberty Global’s infrastructure to scale EV charging

Liberty Global wants to look beyond traditional uses of telecom infrastructure and play a key role in cities’ sustainability drives.

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.

Momentum behind MaaS continues to build in Europe

Momentum behind MaaS continues to build in Europe

Vulog has announced the latest update to its multi-modal, multi-city platform which has increased user engagement by a third, while Iomob and Karhoo are partnering for MaaS projects.

Netherlands to roll out Europe's largest electric bus fleet

Netherlands to roll out Europe's largest electric bus fleet

Keolis’ Dutch subsidiary will support the three transport authorities in the transition to greener mobility and will replace the existing diesel buses with 300 fully electric ones.

Smart City Expo Atlanta announces top speakers

Smart City Expo Atlanta announces top speakers

The Expo aims to redefine what it means to be a smart city and will convene mayors, CEOs, CIOs and innovators to discuss issues and share knowledge.

Plymouth City Council trials vehicle-to-grid for its EV fleet

Plymouth City Council trials vehicle-to-grid for its EV fleet

The UK council, which has set a goal of being carbon neutral, is partnering with E-Flex, a demonstration project led by Cisco.

Is this the future of electric buses?

Is this the future of electric buses?

Neuron’s modular vehicle could serve as a mini-bus, transit bus or an articulated bus and is part of the company’s vision to use vehicle technology to help build smart cities.

Electric vehicle installed base to reach 100 million by 2028

Electric vehicle installed base to reach 100 million by 2028

To overcome drivers’ "range anxiety" over being able to charge up, the EV battery will need to safer, cheaper, faster charging, and have a high-energy density for greater range.