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Mayor of London Proposes Expansion of ULEZ

Mayor of London Proposes Expansion of ULEZ

A consultation has been launched on plans to expand London's ULEZ to Greater London to help improve air quality in the UK capital.

Vatenfall to Develop Hydrogen-Producing Offshore Wind Turbine

Vatenfall to Develop Hydrogen-Producing Offshore Wind Turbine

Vattenfall has been awarded 9.3 million GBP from the UK government to develop the world’s first hydrogen-producing offshore wind turbine.

UK Government Assumes International Transport Forum Presidency

UK Government Assumes International Transport Forum Presidency

The UK government is assuming the presidency of the International Transport Forum to provide cleaner, safer transportation.

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.

Shared Mobility Network Aims to Reduce Reliance on Private Cars

Shared Mobility Network Aims to Reduce Reliance on Private Cars

Leading organisations have formed the Shared Mobility Network to make shared mobility more convenient than driving a private car.

UK Aims to Deliver World’s First Net-Zero Transatlantic Flight in 2023

UK Aims to Deliver World’s First Net-Zero Transatlantic Fli...

The UK government has announced plans to deliver the world's first net-zero emissions transatlantic flight in 2023.

UK Government to Fund Zero-Emission Road Freight Programme

UK Government to Fund Zero-Emission Road Freight Programme

Over 200 million GBP in UK government funding will be invested in a zero-emission road freight trial programme.

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.

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.

AECOM and Italvolt Sign Partnership to Develop Italy’s Largest Gigafactory

AECOM and Italvolt Sign Partnership to Develop Italy’s Largest ...

Italvolt has signed a partnership with AECOM for the development of Italy’s largest Gigafactory to produce batteries for electric vehicles.

ABB’s Fastest EV Charger Installed in Norway

ABB’s Fastest EV Charger Installed in Norway

ABB and Eviny have collaborated on the first installations of the Terra 360, which ABB claims to be the world's fastest electric car charger.

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.

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.

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.

TuSimple Autonomous Freight Network Integrates with Werner Enterprises

TuSimple Autonomous Freight Network Integrates with Werner Enterp...

TuSimple has integrated with Werner Enterprises to provide roadside services for autonomous trucks on the TuSimple Autonomous Freight Network. 

Future Transport Supplier News

Europe-First Zero-Occupancy Autonomous Vehicle Journey On-Road Completed by Oxbotica

Europe-First Zero-Occupancy Autonomous Vehicle Journey On-Road Co...

Oxbotica has completed the first safe and sustainable deployment of a zero-occupancy, autonomous, new-type EV on publicly accessible roads in Europe.

A Reliable Public Transport Network and the Role That DRT Plays in This

A Reliable Public Transport Network and the Role That DRT Plays i...

Padam Mobility speaks on the opportunity to build a functioning, reliable public transport network and the role that DRT plays in this.

IPT Technology Welcomes Acquisition by Arendals Fossekompani (AFK)

IPT Technology Welcomes Acquisition by Arendals Fossekompani (AFK...

Arendals Fossekompani (AFK), a Norway-based green-tech investment company, has signed an agreement to acquire 100 per cent of IPT Technology.

Pursuing Alternative Paths to Bringing eVTOL Aircraft to Market

Pursuing Alternative Paths to Bringing eVTOL Aircraft to Market

For LIFT Aircraft to bring the HEXA eVTOL aircraft to market, the strategy is to steer clear from any complex certification processes with the FAA.

New Customer Segment for Vehicle Fleet Owners – Tourist Destinations

New Customer Segment for Vehicle Fleet Owners – Tourist Des...

As a fleet owner, you can help hotels provide a comprehensive set of mobility solutions that would match all the different needs.

Launching DRT – An Operator Perspective

Launching DRT – An Operator Perspective

Ed Cameron, the Commercial Manager at Uno Bus, discusses an operators' perspective of DRT in this interview by Padam Mobility.

The Importance of Public Purpose Technology in Tackling Transport Inequality and Sustainability

The Importance of Public Purpose Technology in Tackling Transport...

What if we could unlock more transport solutions that focus on the greater good? SkedGo discusses how public purpose technology may be the answer.

Volocopter Collaborates with Microsoft on VoloIQ Aerospace Cloud Project

Volocopter Collaborates with Microsoft on VoloIQ Aerospace Cloud ...

Volocopter and Microsoft will develop an aerospace cloud system in that will address the nascent cloud computing requirements for urban air mobility.

Charging versus Swapping, the Great Debate

Charging versus Swapping, the Great Debate

In light of the infrastructure needed to support charging, battery swapping has emerged as the main alternative to charging stations.

Sintrones Applications for Electric Vehicles and Charging Stations

Sintrones Applications for Electric Vehicles and Charging Station...

Sintrones has a layout of applications for electric vehicles and charging stations – pursuing explosive growth in 2022.

The Museum of the Future Installs EVBox Charging Stations

The Museum of the Future Installs EVBox Charging Stations

EV charging solutions provider EVBox has been selected to provide charging stations at the Museum of the Future in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Oxbotica Partners with NEVS to Reshape the Future of Urban Mobility

Oxbotica Partners with NEVS to Reshape the Future of Urban Mobili...

Oxbotica and NEVS will develop a fleet of self-driving, all-electric vehicles to be deployed on public roads by the end of 2023.

Iomob Partners with Vueling Airlines

Iomob Partners with Vueling Airlines

Iomob’s partnership with Vueling Airlines is a world-first for combining air and ground transportation to deliver seamless door-to-door travel.

Iomob Partnering with Next Earth Metaverse

Iomob Partnering with Next Earth Metaverse

Iomob has announced a strategic partnership with Next Earth, one of the most promising metaverse projects in the market.

Why Minimizing Airborne Noise Emissions Is So Important for UAM

Why Minimizing Airborne Noise Emissions Is So Important for UAM

Volocopter has been working to keep airborne noise emissions, a major hurdle to launching a commercial urban air mobility (UAM) ecosystem, to a minimum.

Momentum Dynamics Announces Dual-Power Breakthrough in Automatic Inductive Charging

Momentum Dynamics Announces Dual-Power Breakthrough in Automatic ...

Momentum Dynamics has announced a new, wireless dual-power capability, helping to accelerate broader adoption of wireless charging sooner than expected.

Autonomous Vehicles

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.

Waabi World Simulator Launched to Train Autonomous Vehicles

Waabi World Simulator Launched to Train Autonomous Vehicles

Waabi has unveiled a new autonomous vehicle simulator, Waabi World to help rapidly and safely commercialise self-driving technology.

Driverless Transport to be Tested in Moscow

Driverless Transport to be Tested in Moscow

The Deputy Mayor of Moscow for Transport has announced that driverless trams may be launched in Moscow in testing mode by the end of 2022.

TuSimple Automates First US Trucking Lane in Arizona

TuSimple Automates First US Trucking Lane in Arizona

TuSimple's first fully-automated trucking route between the Tucson and Phoenix will be used to move freight for Union Pacific Railroad.

NAVYA and VALEO to Develop Safety System for Autonomous Vehicles

NAVYA and VALEO to Develop Safety System for Autonomous Vehicles

NAVYA and VALEO are collaborating to develop and design an Autonomous Vehicle Failsafe System for level 4 autonomous vehicles.

Elroy Air Unveils Chaparral, the Autonomous, Hybrid VTOL Cargo Aircraft

Elroy Air Unveils Chaparral, the Autonomous, Hybrid VTOL Cargo Ai...

Elroy Air, the company developing the first end-to-end autonomous VTOL aerial cargo system, has unveiled its pre-production Chaparral aircraft.

Leading Trade Association for Autonomous Vehicles Unveils New Brand: AVIA

Leading Trade Association for Autonomous Vehicles Unveils New Bra...

The Autonomous Vehicle Industry Association (AVIA) has replaced the brand formerly known as the Self-Driving Coalition for Safer Streets.

Videos

Oxbotica Zero-Occupancy Vehicle on Open Road – May 2022

Oxbotica, has completed the first safe and sustainable deployment of a zero-occupancy, autonomous, new-type EV on publicly accessible roads in Europe.

Micromobility

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.

Scottish Government Provides £825,000 for e-Bike Projects

Scottish Government Provides £825,000 for e-Bike Projects

The Scottish Government has provided funding for 36 e-bike projects across Scotland to promote greener travel.

Voi Launches Voiager 5 e-Scooter to Improve Safety and Durability

Voi Launches Voiager 5 e-Scooter to Improve Safety and Durability

Voi has announced the launch of its latest e-scooter, the Voiager 5, which has been designed as their safest and most durable model to date.

UPV Develops Road Sensor for Micromobility Vehicles

UPV Develops Road Sensor for Micromobility Vehicles

The UPV Traffic Control Systems team has developed the first road sensor designed for micromobility vehicles.

UK Introduces Additional e-Scooter Trial Requirements from April 2022

UK Introduces Additional e-Scooter Trial Requirements from April ...

The Department for Transport (DfT) has introduced new requirements for the UK e-scooter trials that will come into effect from 1 April 2022.

Up to 60% of People Can Be Encouraged to Switch from Ride-Hailing Vehicle to e-Scooter, Bolt Trial Finds

Up to 60% of People Can Be Encouraged to Switch from Ride-Hailing...

Bolt's trial with TØI explored how the Bolt app can encourage users to travel via e-scooter rather than a ride-hailing car. 

Voi Redesigns Parking Racks with the Royal National Institute of Blind People

Voi Redesigns Parking Racks with the Royal National Institute of ...

Voi has collaborated with RNIB to redesign their e-scooter parking racks to reduce street hazards for vulnerable pedestrians.

Urban Air Mobility

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.

Eve and Nautilus Aviation Partner to Develop Urban Air Mobility in Australia

Eve and Nautilus Aviation Partner to Develop Urban Air Mobility i...

Eve Urban Air Mobility and Nautilus Aviation have partnered to accelerate the development of Urban Air Mobility (UAM) ecosystem in Australia.

Ascendance Flight Technologies Unveils Hybrid-Electric Aircraft Design

Ascendance Flight Technologies Unveils Hybrid-Electric Aircraft D...

Ascendance Flight Technologies has unveiled the design of ATEA, its 5-seater, hybrid-electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft.

EHang 216 Completes Debut Flight Demo in Bali, Indonesia

EHang 216 Completes Debut Flight Demo in Bali, Indonesia

EHang 216 has completed its debut flight demonstration for aerial sightseeing in the world-famous tourism hotspot of Bali, Indonesia.

Renault Teams up with TheArsenale for AIR4, the eVTOL Vehicle

Renault Teams up with TheArsenale for AIR4, the eVTOL Vehicle

Renault has decided to team up with TheArsenale to create a futuristic, eVTOL reinterpretation of the iconic Renault 4.

All the Latest News

Mayor of London Proposes Expansion of ULEZ

Mayor of London Proposes Expansion of ULEZ

A consultation has been launched on plans to expand London's ULEZ to Greater London to help improve air quality in the UK capital.

Vatenfall to Develop Hydrogen-Producing Offshore Wind Turbine

Vatenfall to Develop Hydrogen-Producing Offshore Wind Turbine

Vattenfall has been awarded 9.3 million GBP from the UK government to develop the world’s first hydrogen-producing offshore wind turbine.

UK Government Assumes International Transport Forum Presidency

UK Government Assumes International Transport Forum Presidency

The UK government is assuming the presidency of the International Transport Forum to provide cleaner, safer transportation.

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.

Shared Mobility Network Aims to Reduce Reliance on Private Cars

Shared Mobility Network Aims to Reduce Reliance on Private Cars

Leading organisations have formed the Shared Mobility Network to make shared mobility more convenient than driving a private car.

UK Aims to Deliver World’s First Net-Zero Transatlantic Flight in 2023

UK Aims to Deliver World’s First Net-Zero Transatlantic Fli...

The UK government has announced plans to deliver the world's first net-zero emissions transatlantic flight in 2023.

UK Government to Fund Zero-Emission Road Freight Programme

UK Government to Fund Zero-Emission Road Freight Programme

Over 200 million GBP in UK government funding will be invested in a zero-emission road freight trial programme.

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.

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.

AECOM and Italvolt Sign Partnership to Develop Italy’s Largest Gigafactory

AECOM and Italvolt Sign Partnership to Develop Italy’s Largest ...

Italvolt has signed a partnership with AECOM for the development of Italy’s largest Gigafactory to produce batteries for electric vehicles.

ABB’s Fastest EV Charger Installed in Norway

ABB’s Fastest EV Charger Installed in Norway

ABB and Eviny have collaborated on the first installations of the Terra 360, which ABB claims to be the world's fastest electric car charger.

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.

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.

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.

TuSimple Autonomous Freight Network Integrates with Werner Enterprises

TuSimple Autonomous Freight Network Integrates with Werner Enterp...

TuSimple has integrated with Werner Enterprises to provide roadside services for autonomous trucks on the TuSimple Autonomous Freight Network. 

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