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Cabify Launches Spain’s First Hydrogen-Powered Ride-Hailing Fleet

Cabify Launches Spain’s First Hydrogen-Powered Ride-Hailing...

Cabify has launched Spain's first fleet of hydrogen-powered ride-hailing vehicles with four Toyota Mirai vehicles.

European Commission Invests €5.4bn in Sustainable Transport Infrastructure

European Commission Invests €5.4bn in Sustainable Transport Inf...

The European Commission has invested 5.4 billion EUR in 135 infrastructure projects across the EU to promote sustainable future transport. 

Helbiz Continues its US Micromobility Expansion

Helbiz Continues its US Micromobility Expansion

Helbiz is continuing its US expansion by providing shared e-scooters in Tampa and increasing its fleets in Flint and Miami Lakes.

Siemens Invests in Electrify America Charging Network

Siemens Invests in Electrify America Charging Network

The Volkswagen Group and Siemens have invested 450 million USD in the Electrify America ultra-fast electric vehicle charging network.

NASA’s Advanced Air Mobility Project Works to Reduce Noise Impacts

NASA’s Advanced Air Mobility Project Works to Reduce Noise ...

NASA’s Advanced Air Mobility mission is developing design tools to help manufacturers reduce noise impacts of future drones and air taxis.

Direction of Travel – Integrating e-Scooters in Urban Transport

Direction of Travel – Integrating e-Scooters in Urban Trans...

e-Scooters offer a sustainable urban mobility solution that should be safely integrated into the UK's current transport network.

UK: Autonomous Shuttles Provide Rural Transport at Alnwick Castle

UK: Autonomous Shuttles Provide Rural Transport at Alnwick Castle

Aurrigo has trialed two autonomous shuttles at Alnwick Castle and Alnwick Gardens as part of a new study led by the CCAV and BritainThinks.

UN Regulation Increases ‎Automated Driving Speed Limit to 130km/h

UN Regulation Increases ‎Automated Driving Speed Limit to 130km...

UN Regulation No. 157 has extended the maximum speed limit for Automated Driving Systems (ADS) to 130 kilometres per hour.

Helbiz to Acquire Wheels to Expand its Micromobility Services

Helbiz to Acquire Wheels to Expand its Micromobility Services

Helbiz and Wheels have signed a letter of intent for Helbiz to acquire the Los Angeles-based micromobility platform by the end of this year.

Germany: RMV and DB to Deploy On-Demand Autonomous Shuttles

Germany: RMV and DB to Deploy On-Demand Autonomous Shuttles

RMV and Deutsche Bahn have announced they will operate autonomous on-demand shuttles in the Rhine-Main region of Germany from 2023. 

Air Nostrum Reserves Airlander 10 Hybrid Aircraft from HAV

Air Nostrum Reserves Airlander 10 Hybrid Aircraft from HAV

Air Nostrum Group has signed an aircraft reservation agreement with Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) for ten Airlander 10 hybrid aircraft.

World Record: Electric Ferry Sails 50 Nautical Miles on a Single Charge

World Record: Electric Ferry Sails 50 Nautical Miles on a Single ...

Danfoss has announced that the electric ferry, Ellen has sailed more than 50 nautical miles on a single charge, setting a new world record.

Bolt Car Clubs Offer an Alternative to Private Cars

Bolt Car Clubs Offer an Alternative to Private Cars

At Global Mobility Call, Paul Álvarez Gentles, Madrid Regional Manager of Bolt, presented the potential of car clubs to replace private cars. 

Global Mobility Call Promotes MaaS to Boost Sustainable Transport

Global Mobility Call Promotes MaaS to Boost Sustainable Transport

The first edition of Global Mobility Call addressed the role of mobility as a service (MaaS) in creating a sustainable transport industry.

Utilising Urban Waterways in Future Transport Networks

Utilising Urban Waterways in Future Transport Networks

Using the latest technologies, cities can maximise the potential of urban waterways to develop sustainable and efficient transport networks.

US: Lime Trials Motorised Citra e-Bike in Long Beach

US: Lime Trials Motorised Citra e-Bike in Long Beach

Lime has launched the Citra, a fully-motorised zero-emissions e-bike, which is being trialled in Long Beach, California.

Future Transport Supplier News

How Our VoloIQ Feeds into Our UAM Ecosystem Approach to Take Us Many Steps Further

How Our VoloIQ Feeds into Our UAM Ecosystem Approach to Take Us M...

The sophisticated VoloIQ digital platform is set to harmonize Volocopter's operations and bring its UAM ecosystem to life.

WiTricity, Leader in Wireless Charging for EVs, Sets Its Sights on Detroit

WiTricity, Leader in Wireless Charging for EVs, Sets Its Sights o...

WiTricity has announced that it will exhibit at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit in September 2022.

Cisco and Ford CEOs to Discuss the Role of Technology in Transforming the Automotive Industry

Cisco and Ford CEOs to Discuss the Role of Technology in Transfor...

Cisco and Ford CEOs discuss the role of technology in transforming the automotive industry and how people use their vehicles.

Leading with Safety: The Core Principles of Self-Driving Safety

Leading with Safety: The Core Principles of Self-Driving Safety

At Aurora, we strongly believe that safety must be at the core of autonomous vehicle development and deployment.

A MaaS Perspective from Germany

A MaaS Perspective from Germany

Germany is one of Europes’s most important transport hubs, making it an interesting candidate for Mobility as a Service (MaaS).

Repurposing EV Batteries for Empowering A Sustainable Future

Repurposing EV Batteries for Empowering A Sustainable Future

Finding suitable solutions for end-of-life batteries is pivotal, and the repurposing of batteries opens multiple opportunities for different energy players.

Businesses and Charging Port Operators Play Crucial Role in the Sustainable Mobility Transition

Businesses and Charging Port Operators Play Crucial Role in the S...

EVBox shares some of the findings from this year’s edition of the EVBox Mobility Monitor, a market research report on EV adoption.

ALBUM Member Ipswich Buses Goes Cloud-Native with Optibus

ALBUM Member Ipswich Buses Goes Cloud-Native with Optibus

Ipswich Buses will be one of the first UK operators to debut Optibus’ Operations product, in addition to implementing Optibus’ cloud-native software.

Oxbotica MetaDriver Uses ‘Metaverse’ to Detect Rare and Unusual Scenarios

Oxbotica MetaDriver Uses ‘Metaverse’ to Detect Rare and Unusu...

Oxbotica is using advanced AI in the metaverse to accelerate the deployment of AV technology, reducing emissions generated by vehicles driving actual miles.

Geotab Launches Integrated Telematics Collaboration with Renault

Geotab Launches Integrated Telematics Collaboration with Renault

Geotab has announced its collaboration with Renault to combine its vehicles' telematics capabilities with the MyGeotab fleet management platform.

Optibus Debuts Operations, the Real-Time, Cloud-Native Solution for Mitigating Driver Staffing Challenges

Optibus Debuts Operations, the Real-Time, Cloud-Native Solution f...

Optibus introduces Operations, the first real-time solution for public transportation depot operations and the newest product in Optibus’ platform.

InstaVolt Secures £110m of Debt Funding to Accelerate Investment into EV Charging Infrastructure

InstaVolt Secures £110m of Debt Funding to Accelerate Investment...

InstaVolt has received £110m in senior debt financing to continue its significant expansion of rapid EV charging infrastructure throughout the UK.

Easy Mile: Autonomous Terminal Tractor Successfully Tested in Vlissingen

Easy Mile: Autonomous Terminal Tractor Successfully Tested in Vli...

An autonomous terminal tractor, fitted with EasyMile driverless technology, was successfully tested in mixed traffic terminal operations.

EVBox Charging Stations at Royal Opening of the ElaadNL Test Center

EVBox Charging Stations at Royal Opening of the ElaadNL Test Cent...

On June 8 2022 the new location of the Elaad Testlab in Arnhem, where EVBox charging stations will be tested, was officially opened.

Siemens Invests in WiTricity to Advance Wireless Charging for EV’s

Siemens Invests in WiTricity to Advance Wireless Charging for EV&...

Siemens makes strategic investment in WiTricity and licenses their technology for future wireless EV charging products.

Pod Point Signs Preferred Supplier Deal with BMW Group UK

Pod Point Signs Preferred Supplier Deal with BMW Group UK

Pod Point has partnered with BMW Group UK as a preferred home charger supplier for BMW's electric vehicles.

Autonomous Vehicles

UK: Autonomous Shuttles Provide Rural Transport at Alnwick Castle

UK: Autonomous Shuttles Provide Rural Transport at Alnwick Castle

Aurrigo has trialed two autonomous shuttles at Alnwick Castle and Alnwick Gardens as part of a new study led by the CCAV and BritainThinks.

Germany: RMV and DB to Deploy On-Demand Autonomous Shuttles

Germany: RMV and DB to Deploy On-Demand Autonomous Shuttles

RMV and Deutsche Bahn have announced they will operate autonomous on-demand shuttles in the Rhine-Main region of Germany from 2023. 

Utilising Urban Waterways in Future Transport Networks

Utilising Urban Waterways in Future Transport Networks

Using the latest technologies, cities can maximise the potential of urban waterways to develop sustainable and efficient transport networks.

Waymo and Uber Partner to Deploy Autonomous Trucks

Waymo and Uber Partner to Deploy Autonomous Trucks

Waymo Via and Uber Freight are partnering to accelerate the rollout of autonomous trucks across the US and support the logistics industry.

Cruise to Operate Commercial Driverless Service in San Francisco

Cruise to Operate Commercial Driverless Service in San Francisco

Cruise has been granted the first Driverless Deployment Permit to charge for its driverless ride-hailing service in San Francisco.

EU-Funded ULTIMO Project to Deploy Autonomous Shuttles

EU-Funded ULTIMO Project to Deploy Autonomous Shuttles

A consortium of companies has formed the ULTIMO project, which aims to accelerate the large scale deployment of autonomous shuttles in Europe.

Argo AI Begins Driverless Operations in Miami and Austin

Argo AI Begins Driverless Operations in Miami and Austin

Argo AI has commenced pilot programmes for driverless operations of its autonomous vehicle technology in Miami and Austin.

Beep and Moovit Offer On-Demand Autonomous Shuttle Service

Beep and Moovit Offer On-Demand Autonomous Shuttle Service

Beep and Moovit have announced a partnership to provide passengers with on-demand services within Beep's autonomous shuttle network.

Volvo Announces Autonomous Freight Transport Solution

Volvo Announces Autonomous Freight Transport Solution

VAS has announced a new hub-to-hub autonomous transport solution to address the growing demand for freight movement in North America.

Self-Driving Pilot in Finland Successful in Extreme Weather

Self-Driving Pilot in Finland Successful in Extreme Weather

Sensible 4 has completed a successful self-driving pilot in Tampere, Finland despite challenging winter conditions.

Pony.ai Obtains Autonomous Taxi Licence in China

Pony.ai Obtains Autonomous Taxi Licence in China

Pony.ai has become the first autonomous driving company to obtain a taxi license in China, operating 100 robotaxis in Nansha, Guangzhou.

UK Updates Highway Code for Self-Driving Vehicles

UK Updates Highway Code for Self-Driving Vehicles

The UK government has confirmed changes to The Highway Code to address the introduction of 'self-driving' vehicles on British roads.

STEER to Test Autonomous Parking Technology at DFW Airport

STEER to Test Autonomous Parking Technology at DFW Airport

STEER Tech has received funding to develop a testbed for an autonomous parking system at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW).

Autonomous Shuttle Launched at Birmingham Airport

Autonomous Shuttle Launched at Birmingham Airport

Solihull Council has launched an electric autonomous shuttle to operate at six week trial at Birmingham Airport.

JTA Awards Contracts for Jacksonville Autonomous Shuttle Network

JTA Awards Contracts for Jacksonville Autonomous Shuttle Network

JTA has selected the Balfour Beatty V2R Team and AV contractor Beep to deliver autonomous shuttle for Phase I of the U2C project.

German Government Announces New Regulations for Autonomous Vehicles

German Government Announces New Regulations for Autonomous Vehicl...

The German federal government has announced new regulations for operating autonomous motor vehicles in Germany.

Videos

VoloIQ: A Look at Our UAM Ecosystem Digital Twin

A holistic UAM approach that is digitally backed by VoloIQ will allow Volocopter and third parties to manage all aspects of journeys from under one roof.

Micromobility

Helbiz Continues its US Micromobility Expansion

Helbiz Continues its US Micromobility Expansion

Helbiz is continuing its US expansion by providing shared e-scooters in Tampa and increasing its fleets in Flint and Miami Lakes.

Helbiz to Acquire Wheels to Expand its Micromobility Services

Helbiz to Acquire Wheels to Expand its Micromobility Services

Helbiz and Wheels have signed a letter of intent for Helbiz to acquire the Los Angeles-based micromobility platform by the end of this year.

US: Lime Trials Motorised Citra e-Bike in Long Beach

US: Lime Trials Motorised Citra e-Bike in Long Beach

Lime has launched the Citra, a fully-motorised zero-emissions e-bike, which is being trialled in Long Beach, California.

Voi and Dublin Bus Partner to Promote Sustainable Transport

Voi and Dublin Bus Partner to Promote Sustainable Transport

Micromobility provider, Voi has announced a partnership with Dublin Bus to promote sustainable transport across the Irish capital. 

Segway Unveils AI-Powered e-Scooter at Micromobility Europe

Segway Unveils AI-Powered e-Scooter at Micromobility Europe

Segway has unveiled its latest AI-powered e-scooter at Micromobility Europe (MME) 2022 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

MTA to Enhance Bicycle, Pedestrian and Micromobility Access

MTA to Enhance Bicycle, Pedestrian and Micromobility Access

The MTA is creating a strategic action plan to enhance bicycle, pedestrian, and micromobility access to public transport services.

Bird and Lime Pilot Google API to Improve Micromobility Parking

Bird and Lime Pilot Google API to Improve Micromobility Parking

Bird and Lime are collaborating with Google to pilot AR technology to prevent micromobility vehicles from being parked irresponsibly.

Voi UK Partners with Lazarillo to Provide Alerts on Parked e-Scooters

Voi UK Partners with Lazarillo to Provide Alerts on Parked e-Scoo...

Voi UK has partnered with Lazarillo to provide real-time alerts on where Voi scooters are parked to eliminate risks for vulnerable users.

UK: RoSPA Finds e-Scooters Are Safer than Other Forms of Transport

UK: RoSPA Finds e-Scooters Are Safer than Other Forms of Transpor...

The RoSPA has published a study demonstrating that e-scooters are significantly safer than bikes and motorcycles on UK roads.

Voi Deploys Computer Vision Technology on e-Scooters in Oslo

Voi Deploys Computer Vision Technology on e-Scooters in Oslo

Voi has partnered with Drover AI to deploy computer vision technology on its e-scooters in Oslo to tackle pavement riding and parking.

Superpedestrian Roadmap to Integrate e-Scooters with Public Transport

Superpedestrian Roadmap to Integrate e-Scooters with Public Trans...

Superpedestrian has partnered with the Cities Today Institute to release a roadmap to integrate e-scooters with public transport networks.

Berlin Announces Plans for High-Speed Cycle Route

Berlin Announces Plans for High-Speed Cycle Route

Berlin has announced plans for a high-speed cycle route connecting the east and west of the German capital through the city centre.

Beam Launches Micromobility Research Partnership

Beam Launches Micromobility Research Partnership

Beam has launched a Micromobility Research Partnership to study the future of micromobility as a sustainable transport solution.

TIER Acquires Fantasmo to Improve e-Scooter Parking

TIER Acquires Fantasmo to Improve e-Scooter Parking

TIER has acquired Fantasmo to develop an accurate e-scooter parking system and launch a computer vision-based driver assistance technology.

NYC DOT Expands e-Scooter Pilot in the Bronx

NYC DOT Expands e-Scooter Pilot in the Bronx

The NYC DOT is expanding its e-scooter pilot in the eastern Bronx to double its footprint and offer micromobility options to more residents.

Beam Trials Pedestrian Shield to Adjust e-Scooter Speeds for Road Surfaces

Beam Trials Pedestrian Shield to Adjust e-Scooter Speeds for Road...

Beam are trialing their Pedestrian Shield technology with Drover AI's PathPilot to adjust the speed of e-scooters on different road surfaces.

Urban Air Mobility

NASA’s Advanced Air Mobility Project Works to Reduce Noise Impacts

NASA’s Advanced Air Mobility Project Works to Reduce Noise ...

NASA’s Advanced Air Mobility mission is developing design tools to help manufacturers reduce noise impacts of future drones and air taxis.

Air Nostrum Reserves Airlander 10 Hybrid Aircraft from HAV

Air Nostrum Reserves Airlander 10 Hybrid Aircraft from HAV

Air Nostrum Group has signed an aircraft reservation agreement with Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) for ten Airlander 10 hybrid aircraft.

Eve and Falcon Partner to Deliver eVTOL Flights in Dubai

Eve and Falcon Partner to Deliver eVTOL Flights in Dubai

Eve Urban Air Mobility and Falcon Aviation Services have signed a Letter of Intent to deliver up to 35 eVTOL aircraft to Dubai.

New Partners Join NASA’s Advanced Air Mobility National Campaign

New Partners Join NASA’s Advanced Air Mobility National Cam...

Four organisations have joined NASA’s Advanced Air Mobility National Campaign, which aims to integrate advanced aircraft concepts in the US.

Airbus Launches Air Mobility Initiative in Germany

Airbus Launches Air Mobility Initiative in Germany

To further develop advanced air mobility, companies in Germany have formed the Air Mobility Initiative under the leadership of Airbus.

First eVTOL Vehicle Hub Opens in Coventry

First eVTOL Vehicle Hub Opens in Coventry

Urban-Air Port has opened Air-One, the world's first fully-operational hub for eVTOL vehicles such as air taxis and autonomous cargo drones.

Urban-Air Port and Leeds Airport to Develop Aerial Vehicle Hub

Urban-Air Port and Leeds Airport to Develop Aerial Vehicle Hub

Urban-Air Port has partnered with Leeds Bradford Airport to develop an unmanned and manned aerial vehicle hub.  

Flying Forward 2020 to Demonstrate Autonomous Drones in Eindhoven

Flying Forward 2020 to Demonstrate Autonomous Drones in Eindhoven

Flying Forward 2020, a project developing urban air mobility solutions, will start demonstrating autonomous drones in Eindhoven.

Overair, Inc. Commences Propulsion Testing for Butterfly eVTOL Vehicle

Overair, Inc. Commences Propulsion Testing for Butterfly eVTOL Ve...

Overair has announced the successful commencement of Butterfly’s full-scale propulsion system test program.

Skyports Grows Its UK Vertiport Network with the Acquisition of a London Heliport

Skyports Grows Its UK Vertiport Network with the Acquisition of a...

Skyports has announced its acquisition of a heliport located in East London, and only minutes away from Canary Wharf financial district.

Urban-Air Port Secures Landmark Investment to Support 200 Vertiport Sites

Urban-Air Port Secures Landmark Investment to Support 200 Vertipo...

British start-up Urban-Air Port has secured investment from Supernal, previously the Urban Air Mobility Division of Hyundai Motor Group.

AutoFlight Starts in Europe: Airtaxi Targets Certification by 2025

AutoFlight Starts in Europe: Airtaxi Targets Certification by 202...

AutoFlight continues its global expansion and establishes its first location in Europe, ramping up operations at Augsburg Airport in Germany.

ZEVA Successfully Completes Historic First Test Flight

ZEVA Successfully Completes Historic First Test Flight

ZEVA has successfully achieved its first untethered, powered, controlled flight test for its full-scale ZEVA ZERO flying wing airframe.

SmartSky Networks, GE Aviation, and Mosaic ATM Address AAM Safety

SmartSky Networks, GE Aviation, and Mosaic ATM Address AAM Safety

SmartSky Networks will collaborate with GE Aviation and Mosaic ATM to enhance Flight Management Systems and Air Traffic Management for AAM.

EHang Launches 5G Intelligent Air Mobility Experience Center

EHang Launches 5G Intelligent Air Mobility Experience Center

The 5G Intelligent Air Mobility Experience Center launches in Guangzhou as a new operation spot under EHang’s 100 Air Mobility Routes Initiative.

FlyingBasket Completes First Urban Transport Flight in Europe

FlyingBasket Completes First Urban Transport Flight in Europe

FlyingBasket's FB3 cargo drone has completed the first urban transport flight in Europe, a significant milestone for urban air mobility.

All the Latest News

Cabify Launches Spain’s First Hydrogen-Powered Ride-Hailing Fleet

Cabify Launches Spain’s First Hydrogen-Powered Ride-Hailing...

Cabify has launched Spain's first fleet of hydrogen-powered ride-hailing vehicles with four Toyota Mirai vehicles.

European Commission Invests €5.4bn in Sustainable Transport Infrastructure

European Commission Invests €5.4bn in Sustainable Transport Inf...

The European Commission has invested 5.4 billion EUR in 135 infrastructure projects across the EU to promote sustainable future transport. 

Helbiz Continues its US Micromobility Expansion

Helbiz Continues its US Micromobility Expansion

Helbiz is continuing its US expansion by providing shared e-scooters in Tampa and increasing its fleets in Flint and Miami Lakes.

Siemens Invests in Electrify America Charging Network

Siemens Invests in Electrify America Charging Network

The Volkswagen Group and Siemens have invested 450 million USD in the Electrify America ultra-fast electric vehicle charging network.

NASA’s Advanced Air Mobility Project Works to Reduce Noise Impacts

NASA’s Advanced Air Mobility Project Works to Reduce Noise ...

NASA’s Advanced Air Mobility mission is developing design tools to help manufacturers reduce noise impacts of future drones and air taxis.

Direction of Travel – Integrating e-Scooters in Urban Transport

Direction of Travel – Integrating e-Scooters in Urban Trans...

e-Scooters offer a sustainable urban mobility solution that should be safely integrated into the UK's current transport network.

UK: Autonomous Shuttles Provide Rural Transport at Alnwick Castle

UK: Autonomous Shuttles Provide Rural Transport at Alnwick Castle

Aurrigo has trialed two autonomous shuttles at Alnwick Castle and Alnwick Gardens as part of a new study led by the CCAV and BritainThinks.

UN Regulation Increases ‎Automated Driving Speed Limit to 130km/h

UN Regulation Increases ‎Automated Driving Speed Limit to 130km...

UN Regulation No. 157 has extended the maximum speed limit for Automated Driving Systems (ADS) to 130 kilometres per hour.

Helbiz to Acquire Wheels to Expand its Micromobility Services

Helbiz to Acquire Wheels to Expand its Micromobility Services

Helbiz and Wheels have signed a letter of intent for Helbiz to acquire the Los Angeles-based micromobility platform by the end of this year.

Germany: RMV and DB to Deploy On-Demand Autonomous Shuttles

Germany: RMV and DB to Deploy On-Demand Autonomous Shuttles

RMV and Deutsche Bahn have announced they will operate autonomous on-demand shuttles in the Rhine-Main region of Germany from 2023. 

Air Nostrum Reserves Airlander 10 Hybrid Aircraft from HAV

Air Nostrum Reserves Airlander 10 Hybrid Aircraft from HAV

Air Nostrum Group has signed an aircraft reservation agreement with Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) for ten Airlander 10 hybrid aircraft.

World Record: Electric Ferry Sails 50 Nautical Miles on a Single Charge

World Record: Electric Ferry Sails 50 Nautical Miles on a Single ...

Danfoss has announced that the electric ferry, Ellen has sailed more than 50 nautical miles on a single charge, setting a new world record.

Bolt Car Clubs Offer an Alternative to Private Cars

Bolt Car Clubs Offer an Alternative to Private Cars

At Global Mobility Call, Paul Álvarez Gentles, Madrid Regional Manager of Bolt, presented the potential of car clubs to replace private cars. 

Global Mobility Call Promotes MaaS to Boost Sustainable Transport

Global Mobility Call Promotes MaaS to Boost Sustainable Transport

The first edition of Global Mobility Call addressed the role of mobility as a service (MaaS) in creating a sustainable transport industry.

Utilising Urban Waterways in Future Transport Networks

Utilising Urban Waterways in Future Transport Networks

Using the latest technologies, cities can maximise the potential of urban waterways to develop sustainable and efficient transport networks.

US: Lime Trials Motorised Citra e-Bike in Long Beach

US: Lime Trials Motorised Citra e-Bike in Long Beach

Lime has launched the Citra, a fully-motorised zero-emissions e-bike, which is being trialled in Long Beach, California.

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