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Navya Autonomous Shuttle Pilot Launches in Minnesota

Navya Autonomous Shuttle Pilot Launches in Minnesota

Navya has partnered with the Minnesota Department of Transportation, AECOM, and the city of White Bear Lake to deploy an autonomous shuttle.

Italy Launches Its First General Plan of Cycling Mobility

Italy Launches Its First General Plan of Cycling Mobility

Italy has launched its first General Plan of Cycling Mobility, which includes an investment of 1.2 billion EUR.

Argo AI Establishes Safety Advisory Council for Autonomous Driving

Argo AI Establishes Safety Advisory Council for Autonomous Drivin...

Argo AI has established the Argo Safety Advisory Council to provide advice on safety practices and policies for its autonomous operations.

Hyundai Showcases Its Smart City Master Model

Hyundai Showcases Its Smart City Master Model

Hyundai has unveiled its HMG Smart City master model which incorporates underground autonomous mobility and advanced air mobility solutions.

UK Government Publishes Transport Decarbonisation Update

UK Government Publishes Transport Decarbonisation Update

The UK government has published an update on its Transport Decarbonisation Plan, outlining its commitments to reducing GHG emissions.

NY Waterway Unveils Greener Ferry

NY Waterway Unveils Greener Ferry

NY Waterway has unveiled its first retrofitted ferry, which will provide greener transport on the Hudson River.

Ford Trials Hands-Free EV Charging Station

Ford Trials Hands-Free EV Charging Station

Ford has developed a hands-free robot charging station for electric vehicles (EV) that can be operated via the driver's smartphone.

France: Keolis to Strengthen Valenciennes Transport Network

France: Keolis to Strengthen Valenciennes Transport Network

SIMOUV has awarded Keolis a contract to operate and enhance its multimodal public transport network in Valenciennes, France.

NZ Post Deploys New Zealand’s First Hydrogen Truck

NZ Post Deploys New Zealand’s First Hydrogen Truck

NZ Post has added New Zealand's first hydrogen truck to its delivery fleet thanks to its collaboration with Hyundai Motors New Zealand.

ZapBatt and Toshiba Develop New Micromobility Batteries

ZapBatt and Toshiba Develop New Micromobility Batteries

ZapBatt has partnered with Toshiba to create a more efficient and economical battery for micromobility vehicles using LTO cells.

Future of Mobility to Be Focus of Trade Event

Future of Mobility to Be Focus of Trade Event

Future Mobility will take place at UK House: The Commonwealth Business Hub, during the 2022 Commonwealth Games on Thursday 4 August.

Japan Post to Install LiDAR Sensors on Delivery Vehicles

Japan Post to Install LiDAR Sensors on Delivery Vehicles

Japan Post has announced plans to install InnovizOne LiDAR sensors on its postal delivery vehicles to enable autonomous driving.

e-Scooters: Not Just Toys for Boys

e-Scooters: Not Just Toys for Boys

e-Scooter ridership is generally higher among males compared to females, so many operators are working to bridge this sex gap.

Helbiz Launches Expansion into Australia with Logan City Council

Helbiz Launches Expansion into Australia with Logan City Council

Helbiz is expanding its operations into Australia through a partnership with Logan City Council in Queensland.

London Fire Brigade to Trial Hybrid-Electric Fire Engine

London Fire Brigade to Trial Hybrid-Electric Fire Engine

London Fire Brigade is working with Emergency One to deploy the UK's first hybrid-electric fire engine, the ZEPA1.

TIER e-Scooters to Pilot ‘Parrot’ IoT Module in London

TIER e-Scooters to Pilot ‘Parrot’ IoT Module in London

TIER has announced that it will pilot its latest Internet of Things (IoT) module, 'Parrot' on 60 e-scooters in London.  

Future Transport Supplier News

The Great Recovery: Agility in Fixed-Route Transport Networks

The Great Recovery: Agility in Fixed-Route Transport Networks

Today, transport operators can have access to all the data required to build data-informed transport networks.

Capital City Sharjah’s New ‘Traffic Flow Project’ with Kapsch TrafficCom

Capital City Sharjah’s New ‘Traffic Flow Project’ w...

The city of Sharjah is actively developing the next level of intelligent traffic management capabilities together with Kapsch TrafficCom.

Why Travel Times of DRT Services Should Be Communicated

Why Travel Times of DRT Services Should Be Communicated

Padam Mobility works to better communicate and optimise the estimated travel times for its on-demand and paratransit services.

Atom Mobility Hub Venture-Building Program Calls for Entrepreneurs to Launch Their Mobility Startups

Atom Mobility Hub Venture-Building Program Calls for Entrepreneur...

The venture building program ATOM Mobility Hub is helping ambitious entrepreneurs to build mobility ventures from zero.

Padam Mobility and Hacon Launch A New Mobility App in France

Padam Mobility and Hacon Launch A New Mobility App in France

Padam Mobility and Hacon have developed a mobility app for the southwest of France, which maps the entire mobility offer in the region.

Is There a Gender Gap in Electric Vehicles?

Is There a Gender Gap in Electric Vehicles?

A recent article in Wired highlighted the gender gap that currently exists in electric vehicles: WiTricity sheds light on the subject.

The New Urban Agenda: Can MaaS Help?

The New Urban Agenda: Can MaaS Help?

MaaS can play a part in addressing some of the bigger societal issues set out by the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.

Padam Mobility Pilots Autonomous On-Demand Vehicles in Lyon

Padam Mobility Pilots Autonomous On-Demand Vehicles in Lyon

Keolis aims to partner with on-demand transport specialist, Padam Mobility, to take the Lyon autonomous shuttle service to the next level.

Charging Electric Vehicles Autonomously

Charging Electric Vehicles Autonomously

The Underbody Charger from Schunk is designed to allow efficient, safe and autonomous charging of electric vehicles in just a few minutes.

It’s Time to Rethink Our Regulations

It’s Time to Rethink Our Regulations

The current regulatory framework creates barriers to adapting fleets for use as multi-operator demand-responsive transport.

Will V2G Go Mainstream?

Will V2G Go Mainstream?

Amidst a global weather crisis, vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology is seemingly becoming more and more important.

First Smart City Project in Peru Relies on Kapsch TrafficCom

First Smart City Project in Peru Relies on Kapsch TrafficCom

Miraflores is the first city to launch a comprehensive Smart City project in Peru, featuring technology developed by Kapsch TrafficCom and Cibernos.

Nearly Half of English Local Authorities Unprepared for Electric Vehicle Transition, Geotab Reports

Nearly Half of English Local Authorities Unprepared for Electric ...

Geotab has unveiled a new report examining progress amongst local authorities in England making the transition to Electric Vehicles (EVs).

Crowdfunding for Your Vehicle-sharing Business – What Are the Options & How To Get Started

Crowdfunding for Your Vehicle-sharing Business – What Are the O...

If you're looking to fund your vehicle-sharing business, crowdfunding might be one of the options worth taking into consideration.

Kapsch Trafficcom To Set Up of One of the Largest Urban Multi-lane Free-flow Systems Worldwide in Gothenburg

Kapsch Trafficcom To Set Up of One of the Largest Urban Multi-lan...

The Swedish Transport Administration has assigned Kapsch TrafficCom to build a new Multi-Lane Free-Flow system (MLFF) in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Optibus Expands in Rio Grande Do Sul, Brazil With New Public Transportation Operators

Optibus Expands in Rio Grande Do Sul, Brazil With New Public Tran...

Operators Transbus and Transcal have become the latest Rio Grande do Sul companies to sign up to use Optibus’ software.

Autonomous Vehicles

Navya Autonomous Shuttle Pilot Launches in Minnesota

Navya Autonomous Shuttle Pilot Launches in Minnesota

Navya has partnered with the Minnesota Department of Transportation, AECOM, and the city of White Bear Lake to deploy an autonomous shuttle.

Argo AI Establishes Safety Advisory Council for Autonomous Driving

Argo AI Establishes Safety Advisory Council for Autonomous Drivin...

Argo AI has established the Argo Safety Advisory Council to provide advice on safety practices and policies for its autonomous operations.

Japan Post to Install LiDAR Sensors on Delivery Vehicles

Japan Post to Install LiDAR Sensors on Delivery Vehicles

Japan Post has announced plans to install InnovizOne LiDAR sensors on its postal delivery vehicles to enable autonomous driving.

Estonia: Autonomous Shuttle Operates in Tallinn

Estonia: Autonomous Shuttle Operates in Tallinn

The Tallinn Transport Department and Auve Tech have launched an autonomous shuttle service in the Mustamäe district of Tallinn, Estonia.  

Autonomous Vehicle Test Track Planned for UConn Campus

Autonomous Vehicle Test Track Planned for UConn Campus

Connecticut Transportation Institute is planning an autonomous vehicle test and research facility at the University of Connecticut (UConn).

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.

Videos

Easymile’s Driverless Technology on a Terberg Autonomous Termin...

Terberg’s autonomous terminal tractor, fitted with EasyMile driverless technology, is in operation at the Lineage Logistics terminal in Vlissingen.

Micromobility

Italy Launches Its First General Plan of Cycling Mobility

Italy Launches Its First General Plan of Cycling Mobility

Italy has launched its first General Plan of Cycling Mobility, which includes an investment of 1.2 billion EUR.

ZapBatt and Toshiba Develop New Micromobility Batteries

ZapBatt and Toshiba Develop New Micromobility Batteries

ZapBatt has partnered with Toshiba to create a more efficient and economical battery for micromobility vehicles using LTO cells.

Helbiz Launches Expansion into Australia with Logan City Council

Helbiz Launches Expansion into Australia with Logan City Council

Helbiz is expanding its operations into Australia through a partnership with Logan City Council in Queensland.

TIER e-Scooters to Pilot ‘Parrot’ IoT Module in London

TIER e-Scooters to Pilot ‘Parrot’ IoT Module in London

TIER has announced that it will pilot its latest Internet of Things (IoT) module, 'Parrot' on 60 e-scooters in London.  

Splyt and TIER to Integrate Micromobility into Global Super-Apps

Splyt and TIER to Integrate Micromobility into Global Super-Apps

TIER has partnered with superapp enabler, Splyt to allow urban citizens to conveniently access TIER's fleet of shared electric vehicles.

Helbiz Offers HelmetChecker to Micromobility Operators

Helbiz Offers HelmetChecker to Micromobility Operators

Helbiz is releasing its AI-powered HelmetChecker tool to help operators meet compliance requirements and increase the safety of their riders.

Neuron e-Scooters in Ottawa Equipped with ‘Brains’

Neuron e-Scooters in Ottawa Equipped with ‘Brains’

Neuron has implemented its ‘brain’ within e-scooters in Ottawa, making it the first city to benefit from the technology for its entire fleet.

Autoliv and POC Develop e-Bike Helmets with Airbag Technology

Autoliv and POC Develop e-Bike Helmets with Airbag Technology

Autoliv and POC are developing bicycle and e-bike helmets equipped with airbag technology to improve cyclist safety.

Cyclist and Pedestrian Path to Connect Bus and Rail Lines in LA

Cyclist and Pedestrian Path to Connect Bus and Rail Lines in LA

Metro has celebrated the groundbreaking of a new 5.5-mile path that will connect cyclists and pedestrians with transport services across LA. 

Helbiz and SNAV Integrate e-Scooter and Ferry Services in Naples

Helbiz and SNAV Integrate e-Scooter and Ferry Services in Naples

Helbiz has announced a new collaboration with SNAV to promote multimodal travel by integrating e-scooter and ferry services in Naples, Italy.

TfL Completes 5km Cycleway in West London

TfL Completes 5km Cycleway in West London

TfL has completed major improvements on the roads around Hammersmith  gyratory, unlocking a 5km cycleway from Kew Bridge to Hammersmith.

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.

Urban Air Mobility

UK Government Commits to Aerospace Innovations at Farnborough Airshow

UK Government Commits to Aerospace Innovations at Farnborough Air...

The UK Business Secretary has announced £273m for low-carbon aerospace innovation, including solar powered aircraft and medical drones.

EU Aviation Safety Agency Publishes Air Taxi Regulations

EU Aviation Safety Agency Publishes Air Taxi Regulations

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has become the first regulatory authority to publish rules for operating urban air taxis.

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.

All the Latest News

Navya Autonomous Shuttle Pilot Launches in Minnesota

Navya Autonomous Shuttle Pilot Launches in Minnesota

Navya has partnered with the Minnesota Department of Transportation, AECOM, and the city of White Bear Lake to deploy an autonomous shuttle.

Italy Launches Its First General Plan of Cycling Mobility

Italy Launches Its First General Plan of Cycling Mobility

Italy has launched its first General Plan of Cycling Mobility, which includes an investment of 1.2 billion EUR.

Argo AI Establishes Safety Advisory Council for Autonomous Driving

Argo AI Establishes Safety Advisory Council for Autonomous Drivin...

Argo AI has established the Argo Safety Advisory Council to provide advice on safety practices and policies for its autonomous operations.

Hyundai Showcases Its Smart City Master Model

Hyundai Showcases Its Smart City Master Model

Hyundai has unveiled its HMG Smart City master model which incorporates underground autonomous mobility and advanced air mobility solutions.

UK Government Publishes Transport Decarbonisation Update

UK Government Publishes Transport Decarbonisation Update

The UK government has published an update on its Transport Decarbonisation Plan, outlining its commitments to reducing GHG emissions.

NY Waterway Unveils Greener Ferry

NY Waterway Unveils Greener Ferry

NY Waterway has unveiled its first retrofitted ferry, which will provide greener transport on the Hudson River.

Ford Trials Hands-Free EV Charging Station

Ford Trials Hands-Free EV Charging Station

Ford has developed a hands-free robot charging station for electric vehicles (EV) that can be operated via the driver's smartphone.

France: Keolis to Strengthen Valenciennes Transport Network

France: Keolis to Strengthen Valenciennes Transport Network

SIMOUV has awarded Keolis a contract to operate and enhance its multimodal public transport network in Valenciennes, France.

NZ Post Deploys New Zealand’s First Hydrogen Truck

NZ Post Deploys New Zealand’s First Hydrogen Truck

NZ Post has added New Zealand's first hydrogen truck to its delivery fleet thanks to its collaboration with Hyundai Motors New Zealand.

ZapBatt and Toshiba Develop New Micromobility Batteries

ZapBatt and Toshiba Develop New Micromobility Batteries

ZapBatt has partnered with Toshiba to create a more efficient and economical battery for micromobility vehicles using LTO cells.

Future of Mobility to Be Focus of Trade Event

Future of Mobility to Be Focus of Trade Event

Future Mobility will take place at UK House: The Commonwealth Business Hub, during the 2022 Commonwealth Games on Thursday 4 August.

Japan Post to Install LiDAR Sensors on Delivery Vehicles

Japan Post to Install LiDAR Sensors on Delivery Vehicles

Japan Post has announced plans to install InnovizOne LiDAR sensors on its postal delivery vehicles to enable autonomous driving.

e-Scooters: Not Just Toys for Boys

e-Scooters: Not Just Toys for Boys

e-Scooter ridership is generally higher among males compared to females, so many operators are working to bridge this sex gap.

Helbiz Launches Expansion into Australia with Logan City Council

Helbiz Launches Expansion into Australia with Logan City Council

Helbiz is expanding its operations into Australia through a partnership with Logan City Council in Queensland.

London Fire Brigade to Trial Hybrid-Electric Fire Engine

London Fire Brigade to Trial Hybrid-Electric Fire Engine

London Fire Brigade is working with Emergency One to deploy the UK's first hybrid-electric fire engine, the ZEPA1.

TIER e-Scooters to Pilot ‘Parrot’ IoT Module in London

TIER e-Scooters to Pilot ‘Parrot’ IoT Module in London

TIER has announced that it will pilot its latest Internet of Things (IoT) module, 'Parrot' on 60 e-scooters in London.  

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