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UK autonomous vehicle development centre nears completion

UK autonomous vehicle development centre nears completion

Assured CAV aims to provide an environment to accelerate future mobility by enabling the automotive industry, policy-makers and government to develop autonomous vehicle technology.

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.

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.

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.

Coast and DG Cities form autonomous collaboration

Coast and DG Cities form autonomous collaboration

The US self-driving technology company and UK urban innovation specialist will provide design and implementation services to help transform cities with connected and autonomous vehicles.

Which US states rank as innovation champions?

Which US states rank as innovation champions?

The Consumer Technology Association ranks the states on how supportive their policies are and the latest list shows innovation is not confined to the coastal tech hubs.

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.

What 5G means for smart cities

What 5G means for smart cities

The speed at which 5G is deployed worldwide will have a significant impact on how soon it will become the defining technology of smart cities, says Babak Beheshti.

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.

Georgia Tech and Delta Airlines collaborate with Peachtree Corners testbed

Georgia Tech and Delta Airlines collaborate with Peachtree Corners testbed

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.