Smart Cities News

5G autonomous electric vehicle trial launched in Stockholm

5G autonomous electric vehicle trial launched in Stockholm

The collective behind the trial aim to explore the safe introduction of self-driving autonomous EVs in complex urban areas to help optimise route planning.

Motional expands dataset for safer autonomous driving

Motional expands dataset for safer autonomous driving

In the 18 months since launch, more than 10 new datasets have been made publicly available across the industry, helping to build “safer, more educated” autonomous vehicles.

Towards the smart cities of 2025

Towards the smart cities of 2025

From tech trends to behavioural shifts and new ways to make smart cities economically sustainable, Matthew James Bailey explores what the next five years could look like.

Qatar unveils autonomous, electric transport initiative

Qatar unveils autonomous, electric transport initiative

The goal of Project Qatar Mobility is to develop a sustainable and commercial deployment of autonomous driving shuttles and bus services.

Foundation pledges $1 million for ideas that help to use data for civic engagement

Foundation pledges $1 million for ideas that help to use data for civic engagement

The Knight Foundation wants to spark civic dialogue and enable citizens to hold governments and other institutions accountable.

UK Government publishes urban strategy for future mobility

UK Government publishes urban strategy for future mobility

As well as outlining its plans for urban mobility, the government has also launched a £90 million competition for cities to deliver Future of Mobility Zones.