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Project Endeavour Arrives in Birmingham for Trials on Public Roads

Project Endeavour Arrives in Birmingham for Trials on Public Road...

Project Endeavour arrives in Birmingham this week, for the UK's next phase of autonomous vehicle trials on public roads.

Voi Adds Artificial Noise to e-Scooters in Trial with RNIB

Voi Adds Artificial Noise to e-Scooters in Trial with RNIB

Voi is trialling artificial noise on e-scooters in efforts to combat pavement riding and help protect pedestrians with sight loss.

ZURI Reveals New VTOL Sustainable Interior Design Concept

ZURI Reveals New VTOL Sustainable Interior Design Concept

Zuri, a Prague-based company developing hybrid VTOL aircraft for advanced regional air mobility, has unveiled a new interior design concept.

EHang: 216 AAV Conducted Trial Flights in Japan

EHang: 216 AAV Conducted Trial Flights in Japan

EHang's flagship passenger-grade AAV EHang 216 successfully performed its maiden Japan unmanned and autonomous trial flight.

First North of England Decarbonisation Strategy Opens for Consultation

First North of England Decarbonisation Strategy Opens for Consult...

The Decarbonisation Strategy for the North of England sets out the target of near-zero carbon emissions from surface transport by 2045.

United Inks Agreement to Buy Aircraft from Boom Supersonic

United Inks Agreement to Buy Aircraft from Boom Supersonic

United Airlines has announced a commercial agreement with Denver-based aerospace company Boom Supersonic to add aircraft to its global fleet.

Lime Introduces Lime Prime Micromobility Membership Subscription

Lime Introduces Lime Prime Micromobility Membership Subscription

Lime have introduced “Lime Prime,” a new monthly membership subscription now available in Lime markets worldwide.

Eve Announces Halo as Launch Partner with Order for 200 eVTOL Aircraft

Eve Announces Halo as Launch Partner with Order for 200 eVTOL Air...

Eve and Halo have announced a partnership focused on developing UAM products and services in the United States and the United Kingdom.

Smart Trams Set the Ground for Optimised Mobility in Florence

Smart Trams Set the Ground for Optimised Mobility in Florence

Smart trams are now running in Florence, as part of the innovative computing infrastructure developed by the EU-funded project ELASTIC.

Audi Pilots Hub Concept for Quick Charging

Audi Pilots Hub Concept for Quick Charging

Audi's concept charging hub with quick-charging stations addresses future peak demands and the lack of charging opportunities at home.

‘Green Person Authority’: Pedestrian Priority Introduced in London

‘Green Person Authority’: Pedestrian Priority Introdu...

18 pedestrian crossings in London are to have pioneering 'Green Person Authority' technology, prioritising people walking over cars.

Volocopter and Near Earth Autonomy Announce Partnership

Volocopter and Near Earth Autonomy Announce Partnership

Near Earth Autonomy and Volocopter’s will test Near Earth Autonomy’s autonomous flight technology on Volocopter’s VoloDrone aircraft.

In Italy, Bird and Zig Zag Bring Local Multimodal Mobility to Life

In Italy, Bird and Zig Zag Bring Local Multimodal Mobility to Lif...

Bird has teamed up with Zig Zag, to offer riders in Florence, Italy a more robust micro-electric transportation service.

Hybrid Air Vehicles: Airlander’s Mobility Cabin Concepts Revealed

Hybrid Air Vehicles: Airlander’s Mobility Cabin Concepts Re...

The Airlander 10 aircraft will be available with up to 100 seats in a hybrid-electric configuration from 2025.

Everfuel Launches Plan for Danish Hydrogen Fueling Network

Everfuel Launches Plan for Danish Hydrogen Fueling Network

Everfuel A/S today launched the company’s H2 station roll-out plan for Denmark, targeting up to 19 strategically positioned fueling sites.

DENSO, Honeywell Ascend into Urban Air Mobility with Expanded Alliance

DENSO, Honeywell Ascend into Urban Air Mobility with Expanded All...

DENSO and Honeywells expanded collaboration will enable development, testing and flying of electric propulsion systems for UAM segment.

Future Transport Supplier News

Why Accurate Data is Crucial for the Future of Smart Cities

Why Accurate Data is Crucial for the Future of Smart Cities

At Vivacity Labs, our computer vision technology is providing accurate data insights that contribute to the evolution of smart cities.

Voi Commits to the Movement for Creating 15-Minute Cities

Voi Commits to the Movement for Creating 15-Minute Cities

Voi is proud to join the movement towards the 15-minute city and is pledging action to help reshape cities.

Costa Coffee Partners with InstaVolt for EV Charge Points

Costa Coffee Partners with InstaVolt for EV Charge Points

Costa Coffee and InstaVolt have partnered to install rapid EV chargers at up to 200 Costa Coffee Drive-Thru sites across the UK.

Q-Free Releases Kinetic CV Connected Data Solution

Q-Free Releases Kinetic CV Connected Data Solution

Kinetic CV is the latest CAV data solution and the latest application for Q-Free’s innovative traffic management platform, Kinetic™ Mobility.

Voi Launches a Long-Term Rental Scheme in North Devon, UK

Voi Launches a Long-Term Rental Scheme in North Devon, UK

Voi adds another milestone to its journey in the UK with the launch of the first e-scooter rental trial outside a major urban area, in Devon.

Beam and Moovit Announce Australian Partnership

Beam and Moovit Announce Australian Partnership

Moovit will show users where Beam e-bikes and e-scooters are available nearby for alternative and convenient first and last-mile options.

Optibus Announces Partnership with and Liftango for APAC Region

Optibus Announces Partnership with and Liftango for APAC Region

Optibus has partnered with Liftango to give public transport agencies and operators an innovative approach to fleet optimisation.

Jaunt Air Mobility Announces Operations in Canada

Jaunt Air Mobility Announces Operations in Canada

Jaunt Air Mobility, an OEM and operator of eVTOL aircraft, will be opening design and manufacturing centers in Canada.

Oxbotica and Navtech Launch Radar-Based Localisation System

Oxbotica and Navtech Launch Radar-Based Localisation System

Oxbotica and Navtech have launched Terran360, the world’s first all-weather radar localisation solution for industrial autonomous vehicles.

EVBox Group Introduces New Modular Fast Charging Station

EVBox Group Introduces New Modular Fast Charging Station

EVBox Group has announced its next-generation DC fast charging station, EVBox Troniq Modular to the European market.

Hitachi Europe and Optibus Partner to Decarbonise Bus Fleets

Hitachi Europe and Optibus Partner to Decarbonise Bus Fleets

Hitachi Europe and Optibus have partnered to help cities and mass transport providers decarbonise their bus fleets.

InstaVolt Partners with Onto to Simplify the Switch to EVs

InstaVolt Partners with Onto to Simplify the Switch to EVs

Onto and InstaVolt have announced a partnership offering all Onto customers free charging across the InstaVolt public charging network.

EasyMile Raises €55 Million in Series B Round

EasyMile Raises €55 Million in Series B Round

EasyMile, leader in driverless vehicle solutions, has announced it has closed a €55 million Series B funding round.

Voi Launches in Cologne, Düsseldorf and Frankfurt

Voi Launches in Cologne, Düsseldorf and Frankfurt

Voi’s shared e-scooters are now available in Frankfurt, Düsseldorf and Cologne, furthering Voi's MaaS partnership with FREE NOW.

EVBox Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Station Wins iF DESIGN AWARD

EVBox Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Station Wins iF DESIGN AWARD

EVBox Group has announced that the electric vehicle charging station, EVBox Ultroniq, has won the prestigious iF DESIGN AWARD for 2021.

Volocopter: Bringing Electric Air Taxis to China’s Cities

Volocopter: Bringing Electric Air Taxis to China’s Cities

Volocopter and Geely Technology Group presented the 2X for the first time in China at Geely’s booth at Auto Shanghai 2021.

Autonomous Vehicles

Project Endeavour Arrives in Birmingham for Trials on Public Roads

Project Endeavour Arrives in Birmingham for Trials on Public Road...

Project Endeavour arrives in Birmingham this week, for the UK's next phase of autonomous vehicle trials on public roads.

Vayyar Releases World’s First MIMO Single-Chip “XRR” RFIC

Vayyar Releases World’s First MIMO Single-Chip “XRR” RFIC

Vayyar Imaging has launched the world’s first multi-range “XRR” chip, a single RFIC designed for passenger cars, trucks and motorcycles.

Pony.ai and Luminar Unveil Next-Generation Robotaxi Platform

Pony.ai and Luminar Unveil Next-Generation Robotaxi Platform

Pony.ai, a leading autonomous driving technology company, introduced its newly designed sensing platform in collaboration with Luminar.

Argo AI Announces Breakthrough Lidar Technology

Argo AI Announces Breakthrough Lidar Technology

With Argo Lidar, Argo AI has overcome the limitations preventing most competitors from commercializing autonomous mobility services.

Velodyne and Ansys Team up to Transform Autonomous Vehicle Safety

Velodyne and Ansys Team up to Transform Autonomous Vehicle Safety

Velodyne and Ansys are developing software models of lidar sensors to provide improved hazard identification for highly advanced AVs.

Gaussin: World’s First 100% Hydrogen or All-Electric “Skateboard”

Gaussin: World’s First 100% Hydrogen or All-Electric “...

Gaussin presents the "skateboard" for class 8 tractor and straight trucks, ranging from 18t to 44t – either hydrogen or all-electric.

Airbus to Test Advanced Autonomous Features on Helicopter Flightlab

Airbus to Test Advanced Autonomous Features on Helicopter Flightl...

Airbus is introducing autonomous features to its helicopter Flightlab through a project code-named Vertex.

IVECO and Plus to Develop Autonomous Trucks

IVECO and Plus to Develop Autonomous Trucks

IVECO has announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Plus, to jointly develop autonomous trucks.

Honda and Verizon Test How 5G Enhances Safety for Autonomous Vehicles

Honda and Verizon Test How 5G Enhances Safety for Autonomous Vehi...

Honda and Verizon are working to explore how Verizon 5G can ensure fast, reliable communication between road infrastructure, vehicles and pedestrians.

Videos

21 May 2021

Why Data Accuracy is Crucial for the Future of Smart Cities

Vivacity Labs' traffic sensor solution provides insights that contribute to the evolution of smart cities, making cities better connected.

Micromobility

Voi Adds Artificial Noise to e-Scooters in Trial with RNIB

Voi Adds Artificial Noise to e-Scooters in Trial with RNIB

Voi is trialling artificial noise on e-scooters in efforts to combat pavement riding and help protect pedestrians with sight loss.

Lime Introduces Lime Prime Micromobility Membership Subscription

Lime Introduces Lime Prime Micromobility Membership Subscription

Lime have introduced “Lime Prime,” a new monthly membership subscription now available in Lime markets worldwide.

In Italy, Bird and Zig Zag Bring Local Multimodal Mobility to Life

In Italy, Bird and Zig Zag Bring Local Multimodal Mobility to Lif...

Bird has teamed up with Zig Zag, to offer riders in Florence, Italy a more robust micro-electric transportation service.

TFL Announces London’s e-Scooter Trial Will Begin in June

TFL Announces London’s e-Scooter Trial Will Begin in June

TfL and London Councils have announced that London's rental e-scooter trial will begin on Monday 7 June, in a core group of boroughs.

Lime Launches Electric Mopeds in New York City

Lime Launches Electric Mopeds in New York City

With a limited moped fleet launched last week, Lime are focused on helping New York get moving again safely, sustainably and affordably.

ACTON Supercharges NYC with the Nexus eBike

ACTON Supercharges NYC with the Nexus eBike

ACTON have partnered with JOCO, to provide the only all electric bike sharing service, with indoor-stations, in New York City.  

NYC DOT Announces E-Scooter Pilot in the East Bronx

NYC DOT Announces E-Scooter Pilot in the East Bronx

NYC DOT has announced that three companies had been selected for New York City’s first e-scooter pilot in eastern Bronx: Bird, Lime and Veo.

Micromobility Coalition Launches to Transform Urban Mobility in Europe

Micromobility Coalition Launches to Transform Urban Mobility in E...

The Micro-Mobility for Europe (MMfE) coalition is made up of representatives from Bird, Bolt, Dott, FreeNow, Lime, TIER, Voi and Wind.

Eight Out of Ten Britons Ready to Try E-scooters

Eight Out of Ten Britons Ready to Try E-scooters

A poll has found that Britons are very enthusiastic about the prospect of rental e-scooters, with London being the most enthusiastic UK city.

Lime Announces the Gen4 Scooter as It Achieves First Profitable Quarter

Lime Announces the Gen4 Scooter as It Achieves First Profitable Q...

The new Gen4 model aims to provide riders with the smoothest, safest and most sustainable Lime scooter ride in our history.

Urban Air Mobility

ZURI Reveals New VTOL Sustainable Interior Design Concept

ZURI Reveals New VTOL Sustainable Interior Design Concept

Zuri, a Prague-based company developing hybrid VTOL aircraft for advanced regional air mobility, has unveiled a new interior design concept.

EHang: 216 AAV Conducted Trial Flights in Japan

EHang: 216 AAV Conducted Trial Flights in Japan

EHang's flagship passenger-grade AAV EHang 216 successfully performed its maiden Japan unmanned and autonomous trial flight.

Eve Announces Halo as Launch Partner with Order for 200 eVTOL Aircraft

Eve Announces Halo as Launch Partner with Order for 200 eVTOL Air...

Eve and Halo have announced a partnership focused on developing UAM products and services in the United States and the United Kingdom.

Volocopter and Near Earth Autonomy Announce Partnership

Volocopter and Near Earth Autonomy Announce Partnership

Near Earth Autonomy and Volocopter’s will test Near Earth Autonomy’s autonomous flight technology on Volocopter’s VoloDrone aircraft.

Hybrid Air Vehicles: Airlander’s Mobility Cabin Concepts Revealed

Hybrid Air Vehicles: Airlander’s Mobility Cabin Concepts Re...

The Airlander 10 aircraft will be available with up to 100 seats in a hybrid-electric configuration from 2025.

DENSO, Honeywell Ascend into Urban Air Mobility with Expanded Alliance

DENSO, Honeywell Ascend into Urban Air Mobility with Expanded All...

DENSO and Honeywells expanded collaboration will enable development, testing and flying of electric propulsion systems for UAM segment.

EASA Publishes Results of EU Study on Acceptance of Urban Air Mobility

EASA Publishes Results of EU Study on Acceptance of Urban Air Mob...

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has published results of the first study conducted in the EU on Urban Air Mobility.

VoloConnect: Expanding Volocopter’s Coverage of the UAM Ecosystem

VoloConnect: Expanding Volocopter’s Coverage of the UAM Ecosyst...

Volocopter, the pioneer of urban air mobility, has unveiled its newest eVTOL aircraft, VoloConnect, designed to connect suburbs to cities.

NASA to Help Local Governments Plan for Advanced Air Mobility

NASA to Help Local Governments Plan for Advanced Air Mobility

NASA will work alongside governments to consider how emerging Advanced Air Mobility services can best be included in civic transportation.

CAE Sign Support Services Agreement with of Jaunt Air Mobility

CAE Sign Support Services Agreement with of Jaunt Air Mobility

CAE has been selected to lead design and development of the Jaunt Aircraft Systems Integration Lab for the the company’s new eVTOL aircraft.

UK Government Backs World-First Programme to Build Air Architecture™

UK Government Backs World-First Programme to Build Air Architectu...

Urban-Air Port® have announced a partnership to design safe, clean and connected Air Architecture™ for future electric air taxis.

Royal Mail Trials Inter-Island Drone Deliveries

Royal Mail Trials Inter-Island Drone Deliveries

Royal Mail has announced a trial of the first out-of-sight, autonomous scheduled drone flights between the UK mainland and an island.

ASSURED-UAM Launch: Consortium for Climate Neutral Urban Transport

ASSURED-UAM Launch: Consortium for Climate Neutral Urban Transpor...

ASSURED-UAM aims to implement acceptance, safety and sustainability recommendations for efficient deployment of Urban Air Mobility.

Wisk to Provide and Operate up to 30 Electric Vertical Aircraft for Blade

Wisk to Provide and Operate up to 30 Electric Vertical Aircraft f...

Blade Urban Air Mobility, Inc. and Wisk Aero LLC have announced that Wisk will provide Blade with up to 30 Electric Vertical Aircraft.

Madagascar Flying Labs Flies Longest-Range Drone Deliveries in Africa

Madagascar Flying Labs Flies Longest-Range Drone Deliveries in Af...

Madagascar Flying Labs, hosted and coordinated by AerialMetric, just completed their longest-range drone flights to date.

Kanematsu and Skyports Partner for Commercial AAM in Japan

Kanematsu and Skyports Partner for Commercial AAM in Japan

Kanematsu Corporation and Skyports, have signed an MOU to expand their collaboration to enable advanced air mobility in Japan.

All the Latest News

Project Endeavour Arrives in Birmingham for Trials on Public Roads

Project Endeavour Arrives in Birmingham for Trials on Public Road...

Project Endeavour arrives in Birmingham this week, for the UK's next phase of autonomous vehicle trials on public roads.

Voi Adds Artificial Noise to e-Scooters in Trial with RNIB

Voi Adds Artificial Noise to e-Scooters in Trial with RNIB

Voi is trialling artificial noise on e-scooters in efforts to combat pavement riding and help protect pedestrians with sight loss.

ZURI Reveals New VTOL Sustainable Interior Design Concept

ZURI Reveals New VTOL Sustainable Interior Design Concept

Zuri, a Prague-based company developing hybrid VTOL aircraft for advanced regional air mobility, has unveiled a new interior design concept.

EHang: 216 AAV Conducted Trial Flights in Japan

EHang: 216 AAV Conducted Trial Flights in Japan

EHang's flagship passenger-grade AAV EHang 216 successfully performed its maiden Japan unmanned and autonomous trial flight.

First North of England Decarbonisation Strategy Opens for Consultation

First North of England Decarbonisation Strategy Opens for Consult...

The Decarbonisation Strategy for the North of England sets out the target of near-zero carbon emissions from surface transport by 2045.

United Inks Agreement to Buy Aircraft from Boom Supersonic

United Inks Agreement to Buy Aircraft from Boom Supersonic

United Airlines has announced a commercial agreement with Denver-based aerospace company Boom Supersonic to add aircraft to its global fleet.

Lime Introduces Lime Prime Micromobility Membership Subscription

Lime Introduces Lime Prime Micromobility Membership Subscription

Lime have introduced “Lime Prime,” a new monthly membership subscription now available in Lime markets worldwide.

Eve Announces Halo as Launch Partner with Order for 200 eVTOL Aircraft

Eve Announces Halo as Launch Partner with Order for 200 eVTOL Air...

Eve and Halo have announced a partnership focused on developing UAM products and services in the United States and the United Kingdom.

Smart Trams Set the Ground for Optimised Mobility in Florence

Smart Trams Set the Ground for Optimised Mobility in Florence

Smart trams are now running in Florence, as part of the innovative computing infrastructure developed by the EU-funded project ELASTIC.

Audi Pilots Hub Concept for Quick Charging

Audi Pilots Hub Concept for Quick Charging

Audi's concept charging hub with quick-charging stations addresses future peak demands and the lack of charging opportunities at home.

‘Green Person Authority’: Pedestrian Priority Introduced in London

‘Green Person Authority’: Pedestrian Priority Introdu...

18 pedestrian crossings in London are to have pioneering 'Green Person Authority' technology, prioritising people walking over cars.

Volocopter and Near Earth Autonomy Announce Partnership

Volocopter and Near Earth Autonomy Announce Partnership

Near Earth Autonomy and Volocopter’s will test Near Earth Autonomy’s autonomous flight technology on Volocopter’s VoloDrone aircraft.

In Italy, Bird and Zig Zag Bring Local Multimodal Mobility to Life

In Italy, Bird and Zig Zag Bring Local Multimodal Mobility to Lif...

Bird has teamed up with Zig Zag, to offer riders in Florence, Italy a more robust micro-electric transportation service.

Hybrid Air Vehicles: Airlander’s Mobility Cabin Concepts Revealed

Hybrid Air Vehicles: Airlander’s Mobility Cabin Concepts Re...

The Airlander 10 aircraft will be available with up to 100 seats in a hybrid-electric configuration from 2025.

Everfuel Launches Plan for Danish Hydrogen Fueling Network

Everfuel Launches Plan for Danish Hydrogen Fueling Network

Everfuel A/S today launched the company’s H2 station roll-out plan for Denmark, targeting up to 19 strategically positioned fueling sites.

DENSO, Honeywell Ascend into Urban Air Mobility with Expanded Alliance

DENSO, Honeywell Ascend into Urban Air Mobility with Expanded All...

DENSO and Honeywells expanded collaboration will enable development, testing and flying of electric propulsion systems for UAM segment.

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