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Utrecht supports development of bi-directional EV charging ecosystem

Utrecht supports development of bi-directional EV charging ecosystem

The city of Utrecht, the Netherland’s fourth largest city, and EV car sharing and bi-directional charging operator We ...
Berlin e-bike riders dancing to a different tune

Berlin e-bike riders dancing to a different tune

Dance, the e-bike subscription start-up led by SoundCloud founders, has launched its full services in its home city ...
TotalEnergies wins Amsterdam EV public charging network concession

TotalEnergies wins Amsterdam EV public charging network concession

The municipality of Amsterdam has awarded the concession for the expansion of its electric vehicle public charging network ...
Hydrogen pod system offers claimed emission free flight range of 750km

Hydrogen pod system offers claimed emission free flight range of nearly 750km

US clean fuel company Universal Hydrogen has signed letters of intent with three airlines to convert at least ...
Mercedes-Benz sets out plan to be electric-only by end of the decade

Mercedes-Benz sets out plan to be electric-only by end of the decade

Mercedes-Benz has pledged to go all electric by the end of the decade, where market conditions allow. Shifting ...
British electric vehicle leasing company plans European and modal expansion

British electric vehicle leasing company plans European and modal expansion

British electric vehicle leasing company WeVee has closed a seed financing deal of seven million dollars. The company ...
EU recovery funds underpin Spanish electric vehicle and battery programme

EU recovery funds underpin Spanish electric vehicle and battery push

Spain will invest Euro 4.3 billion to kick-start the production of electric vehicles and batteries as part of ...
Hyundai hydrogen bus introduced to Germany to gain European experience

Hyundai hydrogen bus introduced to Germany to gain European experience

Hyundai has delivered a hydrogen-powered test bus for in-service trials in Munich, Germany. Two bus operators Ettenhuber and ...
Inflatable wing sails could improve ship fuel efficiency by a fifth

Inflatable wing sails could improve ship fuel efficiency by a fifth

French tyre manufacturer Michelin has released details of its Wing Sail Mobility (WISAMO) system that could improve a ...
Joby plans to build out “skyports” at car park rooftops across the US

Joby plans to build out “skyports” at car park rooftops across the

Californian electric vertical take-off aircraft developer Joby Aviation has announced a partnership with major US parking company REEF ...
Chinese develop electric school bus with bi-directional charging

Chinese develop electric school bus with bi-directional charging

BYD, China’s leading electric bus maker, has introduced an 84-seat battery-electric school bus that supports bi-directional charging. Potentially, ...
Goldman Sachs financing deal accelerates e-scooter operator TIER’s international expansion

Goldman Sachs financing deal accelerates e-scooter operator TIER’s international expansion

German electric scooter operator TIER has secured $60m of asset-backed financing from Goldman Sachs. TIER claims to be ...
Peugeot to launch “plug-in” hydrogen-fuelled van in Europe by the end of year

Peugeot to launch “plug-in” hydrogen-fuelled van in Europe by the end of

Peugeot has unveiled details of its e-Expert Hydrogen light commercial vehicle which will feature both a hydrogen fuel ...
Electric Google Street View vehicles double up as Dublin mobile air quality sensors

Electric Google Street View Jag doubles up as Dublin mobile air quality

Jaguar Land Rover has partnered with Google to integrate the all-electric Jaguar I-PACE with air quality measuring sensors ...
Opel launches Movano-e, its first electric large van and rival to Ford’s Transit

Opel launches Movano-e, its first electric large van and rival to Ford’s

Opel has released details of the all-new Movano-e, the first battery electric vehicle from the German brand in ...
Chart Industries invests in cryogenic hydrogen refuelling start-up

Chart Industries invests in cryogenic hydrogen refuelling start-up

Germany’s Cryomotive, a green-tech start-up and US company Chart Industries, a leading global manufacturer of liquefaction and cryogenic ...
New model to support rural charging infrastructure

New model suggests the economics of rural charging infrastructure can work

The UK’s Connected Kerb is to install electric vehicle chargers to deliver sustainable, affordable and accessible charging infrastructure ...
Swedish parcel locker firm acquires Dutch market leader in same day deliveries

Swedish parcel locker firm acquires Dutch market leader in same day deliveries

Swedish parcel locker delivery company Instabox is entering the Dutch market through the acquisition of Red je Pakketje, ...
Ford invests in next generation batteries… again

Ford invests in next generation batteries… again

Ford and South Korea’s SK Innovation have signed a memorandum of understanding to create a joint venture – ...
UK energy regulator kick starts market in EV infrastructure grid connections

UK energy regulator kick starts market in EV infrastructure grid connections

The UK’s energy regulator Ofgem is investing £300 million to kick start investment in the cabling, substations and ...
UK Government backs location data innovations to solve contemporary transport challenges

UK Government backs location data innovations to solve contemporary transport challenges

The UK’s Geospatial Commission has launched the second phase of its transport location data competition, in partnership with ...
Velocopter’s newest eVTOL aircraft built for longer flights and higher payloads

Volocopter’s newest eVTOL aircraft built for longer flights and higher payloads

Volocopter, the German urban air mobility (UAM) group, has unveiled its newest aircraft, VoloConnect, offering a larger aircraft ...
Suncor and ATCO seek fiscal support for potential CCS hydrogen project in Alberta

Suncor and ATCO seek fiscal support for potential CCS hydrogen project in

Two Canadian companies, Suncor Energy and ATCO are collaborating on early-stage design and engineering for a potential blue ...
Mobility attitudes report suggests Gary Numan was on to something…

Mobility attitudes report suggests Gary Numan was on to something…

"People feel more protected in their car than in public transport," says Guillaume Saint of the consumer research ...
US EV charging company acquires Blue Corner to establish European presence

US EV charging company acquires Blue Corner to establish European presence

Florida-based electric vehicle charging equipment and services company Blink Charging has established a European foothold through the acquisition ...
Accurate real time information on EV charge point status vital to electric vehicle uptake, warns telecoms experts

Accurate real time information on EV charge point status vital to electric

A new report from IoT research analysts Beecham, sponsored by UK-based mobile virtual network operator Caburn Telecom, warns that in ...
Plug Power and BAE Systems to develop powertrains and infrastructure for North American hydrogen bus OEMs

Plug Power and BAE Systems to develop powertrains and infrastructure for North

Hydrogen fuel cell engine developer Plug Power and BAE Systems are to collaborate on the  development of hydrogen-powered ...
Home energy app developed by bp-backed Pure Planet supports EV low carbon insights

Home energy app developed by bp-backed Pure Planet offers EV control and

Energy company bp has announced a new partnership with UK renewable energy supplier Pure Planet, launching a digital ...
Dutch e-moped company secures investment for modal and geographical expansion

Dutch e-moped company secures investment for modal and geographical expansion

GO Green, the parent company of Dutch shared electric moped provider GO Sharing, has raised €50 million, led ...
Volta sets out plan to produce 27,000 electric trucks annually from 2025

Volta sets out plan to produce 27,000 electric trucks annually from 2025

Swedish full-electric commercial vehicle manufacturer, Volta Trucks, is to launch four new fully electric commercial vehicles by 2024 ...
Finland starts roll-out of multimodal contactless transit payment system

Finland starts roll-out of multimodal contactless transit payment system

Littlepay, the UK-based, transit-focused payment service provider, has implemented the first phase of its open loop payment system ...
South Korea sets up seventh autonomous vehicle technology demonstration zone

South Korea sets up seventh autonomous vehicle technology demonstration zone

South Korea's government has designated Pangyo, a satellite city south of the capital Seoul, as a demonstration zone ...
Finland pilots low carbon, autonomous city cleaning

Finland pilots low carbon, autonomous street cleaning

Finland’s Trombia Technologies is running a pilot trial using its autonomous, electric cleaning robot Trombia Free to sweep ...
US union challenges EV tax incentives

US autoworkers union challenges EV incentives for non-US assembled vehicles

United States union, the United Auto Workers (UAW) says it wants the US$ 7,500 tax incentive for electric ...
IEA Global Electric Vehicle Outlook report indicates phenomenal rate of market uptake

Global Electric Vehicle Outlook report indicates phenomenal rate of market uptake

New analysis from the International Energy Agency (IEA) predicts there will be 145 million electric cars, buses, vans ...
Hyzon convenes alliance to stimulate global hydrogen vehicle supply chains

Hyzon convenes alliance to stimulate global hydrogen vehicle supply chains

Hyzon Motors, the US developer of hydrogen fuel cell commercial vehicles, has announced the launch of the Hyzon ...
Greater policy coherence and data sharing key to sustainable urban mobility

Greater policy coherence and data sharing key to sustainable urban mobility

A new report from influential global sustainability organisations and the International Road Federation (IRF) highlights the urgent need ...
Porsche sets out to be at the forefront of high-performance German battery production

Porsche sets out to be at the forefront of high-performance German battery

Porsche is planning to set up a high-performance battery cell factory in Germany to support the company’s shift ...
Big grocers invest in the promise of autonomous home deliveries - everywhere

Big grocers invest in the promise of autonomous home deliveries – everywhere

UK online grocery Ocado is taking a £10 million stake in Oxford based autonomous driving systems startup Oxbotica. ...
FirstGroup to sell the US divisions to investment firm EQT Infrastructure

FirstGroup to sell the US bus divisions to investment firm EQT Infrastructure

Transit operator FirstGroup has announced it has entered into an agreement for the sale of First Student and ...
BMW next generation battery projects secure national and EU funding

BMW next generation battery projects secure national and EU funding

Germany’s Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy is to provide BMW with 68 million euros in funding ...
ABB high-powered chargers become future proofed and smart grid compatible

ABB high-powered chargers become future proofed and smart grid compatible

Swiss energy technology company ABB has unveiled the third generation of its high-powered 350kW Terra electric vehicle charging ...
Málaga is testbed for Kapsch’s real-time traffic optimiser

Málaga is testbed for Kapsch’s real-time traffic optimiser

Kapsch TrafficCom has announced that the Spanish city of Málaga is the first European city to test the ...
Texas pilot project integrates on demand AVs and public transport

Texas pilot project integrates on demand AVs and public transport

New York based on-demand ride-share company Via is taking part in a pilot programme that integrates on-demand autonomous ...
Nuro offers driverless delivery to Domino’s pizza customers in Houston

Nuro offers driverless delivery to Domino’s pizza customers in Houston

Takeaway Pizza company Domino's and California robotics startup Nuro have launched an autonomous pizza-delivery service in Houston, Texas.  ...
The republic strikes back

The Republic strikes back

Leading French companies in the automotive and technology sectors have announced their intention to create the Software République, ...
Dubai plans to deploy 4,000 robotaxis on its roads by 2030

Dubai plans to deploy 4,000 robotaxis on its roads by 2030

Cruise, the San Francisco based autonomous vehicle company backed by General Motors and Honda, has revealed plans to ...
German collaboration addresses two of the biggest hurdles in autonomous driving

German collaboration addresses two of the biggest hurdles in autonomous driving

Germany’s Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure has awarded €10.9 million to the KelRide project in Southern ...
Mobileye and Udelv tie up promises major roll out of autonomous deliveries

Mobileye and Udelv tie up promises major roll out of autonomous deliveries

Intel subsidiary, Mobileye, the Israeli company that specializes in vision-systems for autonomous vehicles, is collaborating with self-driving delivery ...
Honda and Moixa collaborate on flexible tariff home EV charging offer

Honda and Moixa collaborate on flexible tariff home EV charging offer

Honda Motor Europe has launched e:PROGRESS, an intelligent home EV charging system that selects the most cost-effective times ...
Volvo Trucks ready to electrify large part of goods transports

Volvo Trucks ready to electrify large part of goods transports

Volvo Trucks is gearing up for a rapid upswing in electrification of heavy road transport in the expectation ...
European cities urge EU to use once in a decade opportunity to decarbonise vans

European cities urge EU to use once in a decade opportunity to

Cities across Europe are calling for at least half of new vans to be zero-emission by 2030. In ...
Volkswagen Group EVs will support bidirectional charging from next year

Volkswagen Group EVs will support bidirectional charging from next year

Volkswagen has confirmed that from next year all electric cars built on its next generation MEB platform will ...
French government supports development of hydrogen trains

French government backs hydrogen trains in bid to become hydrogen champion

SNCF Voyageurs, the public limited company that handles France’s passenger rail transport, has placed an order with Alstom ...
Volvo, SSAB plan first fossil-free steel trucks on road to carbon neutrality

Volvo and SSAB plan first fossil-free steel trucks on road to carbon

Swedish truck maker AB Volvo and steel maker SSAB have signed an agreement to produce the world’s first ...
World Economic Forum initiative supports cyber security and smart city development in smaller cities

WEF initiative supports cyber security and smart city development in smaller cities

About 50% of the world's urban population live in small and medium-sized cities, but smaller cities have fewer ...
shell ramps up eV charging

Shell plans massive ramp up of rapid EV chargers, UK details revealed

Royal Dutch Shell has confirmed its plan to install 5,000 electric vehicle chargers across the UK by 2025. ...
Honda and Verizon explore 5G enabled mobile edge computing and connected vehicle safety

Honda and Verizon explore 5G enabled mobile edge computing and connected vehicle

Honda and Verizon are teaming up to research how new connected safety technology using 5G and mobile edge ...
Swedish battery-powered leisure boat start-up sees demand outstripping supply

Swedish battery-powered leisure boat start-up sees demand outstripping supply

Stockholm-based X Shore has secured investment of 15 million euros to scale up production of its battery-powered leisure ...
Lime launches e-mopeds with emphasis on rider safety

Lime launches e-mopeds with emphasis on rider safety

US e-mobility provider Lime has added e-mopeds to its range of shared e-mobility services. The first e-mopeds are ...
Trip planning information app supports range of Long Beach mobility options

Trip planning information app supports range of Long Beach mobility options

Isreali journey planning app Moovit has partnered with California’s Long Beach Transit to provide a single app that ...
UK train station harvests kinetic energy from commuter footsteps

UK train station harvests kinetic energy from passenger footsteps

Leighton Buzzard train station in the UK has installed two walkways incorporating kinetic floor tiles that use passenger ...
Siemens provides chargers and app for On’s multimodal electric vehicle sharing service in Rome

Siemens provides chargers and app for On’s multimodal electric vehicle sharing service

Siemens Smart Infrastructure is providing the charging infrastructure and cloud-based user management software for new Italian e-mobility service ...
Dutch e-moped mobility provider expands into Austria

Dutch e-moped mobility provider expands into Austria

Dutch electric moped start-up GO Sharing has marked its first international success with the deployment of 200 e-mopeds ...
Hyundai and Kia establish high power chargers in South Korea ahead of major EV launches

Hyundai and Kia establish high power chargers in South Korea ahead of

Hyundai Motor Group is setting up a network of high power charging stations in South Korea in preparation ...
Boston trials free public transit scheme

Boston trials free public transit scheme

Boston Mayor Kim Janey has announced the city is piloting a two-month program to explore the impacts on ...
Rivian takes exclusive approach to EV charging in out of the way locations

Rivian takes exclusive approach to EV charging in out of the way

Amazon-backed US electric vehicle maker Rivian Automotive is building an exclusive, fast-charger network for its two key launch ...
Hyzon pioneers lifecycle leasing model for heavy duty hydrogen vehicles in Europe

Hyzon pioneers lifecycle leasing model for heavy duty hydrogen vehicles in Europe

US hydrogen fuel cell powered commercial vehicle developer Hyzon has launched a leasing service for the provision of ...
Hydrofoiling e-ferry set for Stockholm archipelago service launch

E-ferry services set for Stockholm archipelago from 2023

Swedish electric boat startup Candela has announced it is developing an all-electric 30-person hydrofoiling passenger boat to serve ...
Interoperability and partnerships key to NewMotion’s European EV charging expansion

Interoperability and partnerships key to EV charging expansion

European EV charging provider NewMotion, a subsidiary of Shell, has announced its charging infrastructure network now extends to ...
UK’s Faraday Institution launches new commercialisation strategy

UK’s Faraday Institution launches new commercialisation strategy

The UK’s battery technology and research organisation The Faraday Institution has signalled a new commercialisation strategy and announced ...
ABB and Amazon Web Services collaborate on fleet management platform to support EV transition

ABB and Amazon Web Services collaborate on EV fleet management platform

Swedish-Swiss technology manufacturer ABB and Amazon Web Services (AWS) are jointly developing a cloud-based digital solution for the ...
Expansion of Sydney’s digital transport payment card cross-pollinises modal shift

Expansion of Sydney’s digital transport payment card supports modal shift

New South Wales’s digital Opal transport card is set to be expanded to services such as Uber and ...
Mexico City plastic waste cycle path doubles up as flood storage facility

Mexico City plastic waste cycle path doubles up as flood storage facility

Dutch plastic road developer PlasticRoad has installed a multifunctional cycle path made from waste plastic and incorporating temporary ...
Global chip shortage forces major auto makers to stop production

Global chip shortage forces major auto makers to stop production

The global shortage of semiconductor chips is hitting car production around the world and it's a problem partly ...
New economic model could deliver better digital connectivity in under-serviced communities

New economic model could deliver better digital connectivity in under-serviced communities

A project in a rural part of Scotland's north east Highlands aims to explore and develop new business ...
Uber’s EV London trial set to roll-out across Europe and the US

Uber’s London EV service set to roll-out across Europe and the US

Uber has launched a new service, Uber Green, that allows users in central London to request an all-electric ...
IKEA owner buys major stake in novel global address tech startup

IKEA owner buys major stake in novel global address tech startup

Sweden’s Ingka Group, the owner of most IKEA stores, has bought a 12 million pound stake in what3words, ...
Skoda invests in electric vehicles, but will not yet switch from traditional models

Skoda invests in electric vehicles, but will not yet switch fully from

Czech carmaker Skoda, part of the Volkswagen Group, plans to invest around 2.5 billion euros over the next ...
Toyota and Isuzu revive partnership with focus on connected trucks

Toyota and Isuzu revive partnership with focus on connected trucks

Toyota Motor Corp and Isuzu Motors have revived a partnership designed to bolster their competitive edge in connected, ...
World’s first tidal powered EV charger launched in Scotland

World’s first tidal powered EV charger launched in Scotland

Electric vehicle drivers on the Scottish Shetland Islands can recharge their cars directly using tidal power, after the ...
It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a Boabab tree inspired vertiport

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a Boabab tree inspired vertiport

Chinese autonomous aerial vehicle (AAV) manufacturer EHang Holdings has co-developed a novel air mobility concept with Italian architecture ...
Goodyear and UFODRIVE bring commercial vehicle monitoring systems to EV passenger fleets

Goodyear and UFODRIVE bring commercial vehicle monitoring systems to EV passenger fleets

Goodyear has announced a strategic relationship with UFODRIVE, the first all-digital, all-electric car rental service controlled from an ...
The EV Network and bp pulse to roll-out ultra-fast charging e-forecourts across the UK

The EV Network and bp pulse to roll-out ultra-fast charging e-forecourts across

Independent EV charging infrastructure development company EV Network and bp pulse have joined forces to develop new rapid ...
Toyota and Hyundai both push Australian hydrogen fuel stations

Toyota and Hyundai both push Australian hydrogen fuel facilities

Toyota has opened its first commercial hydrogen fuel pump site in the Australian state of Victoria. The facility ...
Japan’s major electric motorbike manufactures agree swappable battery standard

Japan’s major electric motorbike manufacturers agree swappable battery standard

A Japanese consortium of motorbike manufacturers has reached an agreement to standardize swappable batteries, allowing battery sharing and ...
Mercedes develops first fully electric ambulance based on the eSprinter

Mercedes develops first fully electric ambulance based on the eSprinter

Mercedes-Benz Vans, in partnership with Ambulanz Mobile from Schönebeck in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt, has developed a ...
Kia launches “long range” sub-£35,000 electric vehicle to UK market

Kia launches “long range” sub-£35,000 electric vehicle to UK market

Kia has launched a long-range version of its e-Niro battery electric vehicle that the Korean car maker says ...
UK consortium takes ecosystem approach to regional electric aviation

UK consortium takes ecosystem approach to regional electric aviation

US hybrid-electric aircraft manufacturer Ampaire is leading the 2ZERO consortium in a UK project that aims to demonstrate ...
Report identifies need for 30-fold increase in the electrification of transport to avoid catastrophic climate change

IRENA identifies urgent need for 30-fold increase in the electrification of transport

The International Renewable Energy Agency’s influential annual report says planned investment in clean energy must increase by 30% ...
Novel two-stage eVTOL concept offers huge potential efficiencies

Novel two-stage eVTOL concept offers huge potential efficiencies

Two former engineers from SpaceX, the American space transportation services company founded by Elon Musk, have proposed a ...
Volkswagen to build six European battery gigafactories by 2030

Volkswagen to build six European battery gigafactories by 2030

Volkswagen plans to build half a dozen battery cell plants in Europe and expand infrastructure for charging electric ...
Volvo warns shortage of semiconductors is impacting production

Volvo warns shortage of semiconductors is impacting production

Volvo Group has warned that the global shortage of semiconductors will have a substantial impact on production in ...
Canadian autonomous trucking startup develops “middle mile” solution

Canadian autonomous trucking startup develops “middle mile” solution

Toronto-based autonomous trucking startup NuPort Robotics has received $1 million in funding from the Ontario government for a ...
Lion Electric’s Canadian battery pack factory

Lion Electric’s Canadian battery pack factory to open in early 2023

Lion Electric, a Canadian manufacturer of electric trucks and buses, has secured investment to build its own battery ...
London introduces electric fleet for recycling and waste collection

London introduces electric fleet for recycling and waste collection

Veolia, the waste management company responsible for waste collection, recycling, and street cleansing operations in the City of ...
Siemens US initiative aims to increases accessibility to EV charging solutions

Siemens US initiative aims to increase accessibility to EV charging solutions

Siemens has launched its eMobility Partner Ecosystem to increase accessibility of electric vehicle charging infrastructure and financing solutions ...
Singapore trials autonomous robot parcel and grocery deliveries

Singapore trials autonomous robot parcel and grocery deliveries

A new trial to test the use of autonomous robots in providing on-demand “courier” deliveries is underway in ...
2020 breakthrough year for EVs in Europe, but highly concentrated in a few countries

2020 breakthrough year for EVs in Europe, but growth highly concentrated in

A new publication from the European Alternative Fuels Observatory (EAFO) sets out latest EV sales and the extent ...
Industry calls for dedicated European governance regime for EV charging infrastructure

Industry calls for dedicated European governance regime for EV charging infrastructure

ChargeUp Europe, an association of European charging infrastructure providers, has called for a stronger and more coherent approach ...
Cambridge signal control trial uses AI to distinguish different road users

Cambridge signal control trial uses AI to distinguish different road users

Vivacity Labs’ Smart Junctions AI traffic signal control is to be trialled at busy junctions in the English ...
Volvo Group Venture Capital invests in EV charging software company

Volvo venture capital invests in EV charging software company

Volvo Group Venture Capital AB has invested in Isreali EV charging software company Driivz, developer of a platform ...
Scientists identify route to net-zero carbon flights using food waste derived fuels

US Scientists identify route to net-zero carbon flights using food waste derived

US scientists have reported a breakthrough in the development of a sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) based upon food ...
Sustainable aviation partnership aims to put world’s first all-electric passenger aircraft into service within five years

Partnership plans all-electric scheduled aircraft service within five years

Rolls-Royce and airframer Tecnam are joining forces with Widerøe, the largest regional airline in Scandinavia, to deliver an ...
Imperial College research simulates self-driving fleet impacts on cities

Imperial College research simulates self-driving fleet impacts on cities

Researchers at Imperial College, London, have simulated the potential impact in cities of fleets of self-driving autonomous vehicles ...
Hyperloop breakthrough with design of new safety valves

Hyperloop safety valve brings concept a step closer

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HyperloopTT), the group behind the proposal to propel people and goods through large diameter vacuum ...
UK forecourt chain plans to install 300 fast chargers nationwide

UK forecourt chain plans 300 fast chargers

Britain’s largest independent chain of petrol stations is to spend £400 million on installing 3,000 fast electric chargers ...
AirAsia diversifies into drone deliver and air taxi services

AirAsia diversifies into drone delivery and air taxi services

Malaysian low-cost airline AirAsia Group plans to launch an air taxi service and the country's first drone delivery service ...
Japanese/Australian collaboration delivers lightweight platform for modular EV concept

Japanese/Australian collaboration delivers lightweight platform for modular EV concept

Japanese high tech materials manufacturer Teijin has teamed up with Australian modular vehicle developer Applied Electric Vehicles (Applied ...
INRIX analysis suggests big health and environment gains from re-timing traffic lights

INRIX analysis suggests big health and environment gains from re-timing traffic lights

Latest insights from US traffic data and analysis company INRIX reveal that small changes in the timing of ...
Nokia 5G network turns KymiRing motor racing circuit into CAV test environment

Nokia 5G network turns KymiRing motor racing circuit into CAV test environment

Finland’s new motor racing circuit, KymiRing, is set to receive a 5G private network using Nokia’s Digital Automation ...
Williams partners with Fortescue to develop battery-electric mining haul truck

Williams partners with Fortescue to develop battery-electric mining haul truck

Williams Advanced Engineering is partnering with Fortescue Metals Group to design, build, test and integrate a battery system ...
Affordable e-trikes launched into North American market sell out

Affordable e-trikes launched into North American market sell out

Canadian affordable EV sales and marketing company Imperium Motor Corp has launched an electric-powered enclosed three-wheel vehicle aimed ...
UK funds competition to stimulate zero-emission vehicles innovation

UK funds competition to stimulate zero-emission vehicles innovation

The UK government has launched a £20 million research and development competition to promote innovations in zero-emission vehicles. ...
Paris pilots DUCKT universal scooter dock and charge points

Paris pilots DUCKT universal scooter dock and charge points

Universal micro mobility charging infrastructure provider DUCKT has been awarded a pilot project from the Paris Municipality to ...
Siemens app to offer Dutch transport operators integrated door to door journeys

Siemens app to offer Dutch transport operators integrated door to door journeys

Siemens Mobility has won a contract in the Netherlands to develop a national intelligent Mobility as a Service ...
Breakthrough claimed in hydrogen fuel cell for aviation

Breakthrough claimed in hydrogen fuel cell for aviation

Menlo Park-based HyPoint, a developer of hydrogen fuel cell systems for aviation and urban air mobility, has unveiled ...
Battery energy storage integrated into Dutch ultrafast EV charging service

Battery energy storage integrated into Dutch ultrafast EV charging service

Dutch smart grid solutions developer Alfen has been selected by Shell to install energy storage capacity to support ...
European car makers back electric vehicles over hydrogen

European car makers back electric vehicles over hydrogen

Leading European car makers have raised significant doubts over the increasingly held view that hydrogen is the fuel ...
US study identifies collaboration and coordination as key to improved urban mobility

US study identifies collaboration and coordination as key to improved urban mobility

Shared modes of transportation, such as ride-hailing, scooter sharing, and bike sharing can enhance mobility, equity, and sustainability ...
Funding boost for autonomous home delivery robots

Funding boost for autonomous home delivery robots

Following its acquisition by Uber, the robotics division of Postmates has spun out as an independent company, Serve ...
UK needs clearer milestones to zero emission motoring

UK needs clearer milestones to zero emission motoring

A review by the UK’s National Audit Office (NAO) says UK Government’s policy on low emissions vehicles over ...
Industry drives electrification of school and public transportation vehicles in the US and Canada

Industry drives electrification of school and public transportation vehicles in the US

School bus company First Student, public transportation company First Transit, and electricity supplier NextEra Energy Resources are working ...
Managing the growth of urban traffic is vital for improving the liveability of cities

Managing growth of traffic is vital for the liveability of cities

A new report Reversing Car Dependency, from the International Transport Forum (ITF) examines how governments can encourage citizens ...
Tesla partners with Pacific island nickel mine to secure battery supplies

Tesla partners with Pacific island nickel mine to secure battery supplies

Tesla is to buy nickel from a mine on the Pacific island of New Caledonia in a move ...
Australian autonomous electric shuttle city trial to run on open roads

Australian autonomous electric shuttle city trial runs on public roads

Public transport operator Keolis is testing a new autonomous electric shuttle in Renmark, a city of 10,000 residents ...
Apcoa to reinvent its multi-storey car parks as mobility and logistics hubs

Apcoa to reinvent its multi-storey car parks as mobility and logistics hubs

Stuttgart-based European parking operator, Apcoa Parking, is to repurpose its car parks as urban hubs. Initially, the company, ...
FedEx details investment to support carbon neutral operations by 2040 pledge

FedEx details investment to support carbon neutral by 2040 pledge

FedEx, the world’s largest cargo airline, has announced a goal to achieve carbon–neutral operations globally by 2040. To ...
Archer targets 2024 for Los Angeles air taxi network

Archer targets 2024 for Los Angeles air taxi network

California-based eVTOL developer Archer has commitment to launching its first Urban Air Mobility (UAM) network in Los Angeles ...
bolt ireland platform taxi e scooter

Bolt plans to integrate e-scooters into Ireland’s wider public transport system

Estonian based e-scooter platform Bolt is to provide 10,000 e-scooters to Irish towns and cities following the launch ...
US cities bring creativity to blacktop transforming streets and public spaces

US cities bring creativity to blacktop transforming streets and public spaces

Bloomberg Philanthropies recently invited US cities to apply for its Asphalt Art Initiative grants, which will provide up ...
Volocopter Raises €200 Million in Series D Funding Round

Volocopter says commercial air taxi routes to launch within two years

German electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) developer Volocopter has raised €200 million in additional capital through a ...
Lime rolls out global expansion plans to 25 new cities during 2021

Lime rolls out global expansion to 25 new cities during 2021

San Francisco based micro mobility company Lime has announced a $50m plan to expand into 25 new cities ...
Daimler Truck and Volvo create fuel-cell joint venture

Daimler Truck and Volvo create fuel-cell joint venture

Sweden’s Volvo Group has acquired 50 percent of Stuttgart based Daimler Truck Fuel Cell for SEK 6.3 billion ...
Maersk plans to put world’s first carbon neutral containership in operation by 2023

Maersk plans to put world’s first carbon neutral containership in operation by

Danish shipping giant AP Moller – Maersk has announced plans to operate the world’s first carbon neutral liner ...
Spanish EV charging station utilises second life electric bus batteries

Spanish EV charging station utilises second life electric bus batteries

Spanish energy company and service station operator Repsol has opened its first electric vehicle charging points using energy ...
Denmark plans major low emission marine fuel production facility

Denmark plans major low emission marine fuel production facility

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has unveiled plans for the establishment of Europe’s largest production facility of green ammonia, ...
DHL Freight and Volvo Trucks collaborate on fossil-free long haul road transport

DHL Freight and Volvo Trucks collaborate on fossil-free long haul road transport

DHL Freight, one of Europe’s leading road freight providers, and Volvo Trucks are collaborating on a project to ...
Domestic success catapults Chinese budget EV to second place in global sales

Domestic success catapults Chinese budget EV to second place in global sales

A budget electric vehicle (EV) from China's top automaker, state-owned SAIC Motor, is outselling Tesla in its home ...
Foxconn to bring Fisker’s next EV model to market within two years

Foxconn to bring Fisker’s next EV model to market within two years

Chinese iPhone-maker Foxconn has signed a memorandum of understanding to build a new electric vehicle for Fisker Inc, ...
“Venture capital at scale deal” secures major boost for aerial ridesharing

“Venture capital at scale” deal secures major boost for aerial ridesharing

Electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) developer Joby Aviation has merged with Reinvent Technology Partners, as the conclusion ...
AI Live Labs Kent Vivacity

Kent Live Labs takes scaled approach to deployment of digital sensors

A UK trial using state of the art traffic sensors is being carried out by Kent County Council ...

UK car club trials hydrogen fuel cell electric cars

Enterprise Rent-A-Car has taken delivery of 17 Toyota hydrogen fuel cell electric cars as part of a number ...
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UK trial shows smart EV charging incentives work

The UK’s largest trial of smart charging incentives found the majority of electric vehicle drivers on the trial ...
Ford to sell only electric vehicles from 2030

Ford to sell only electric vehicles in Europe from 2030

Ford has announced it will only sell electric vehicles in Europe by 2030. The automaker said it will ...
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West Midlands promotes EV gigafactory site

Plans to build a UK EV battery gigafactory have been unveiled by Coventry City Council and Coventry Airport. ...
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Successful autonomous bus trial completed at Tokyo airport

Japan’s largest airline All Nippon Airways (ANA) has completed a 10-day trial operation of an autonomous driving bus ...

Shell sets out net-zero strategy “in step with society”

Energy firm Shell has set out an energy strategy designed to make it net-zero by 2050. It says ...

GM sets ambitious EV targets

General Motors has announced plans to sell only zero-emission cars and trucks by 2035 and to be fully ...

Ford to roll out automotive Android operating system from 2023

Ford and Google have signed a six-year partnership deal that could bring significant changes both to the way ...

World’s first double decker hydrogen buses launch in Aberdeen

The world’s first fleet of double decker hydrogen buses have officially launched into service in Aberdeen, run by ...

Big names across micromobility sector form European coalition

Eight operators of E-scooters in Europe have formed a new coalition MicroMobility for Europe (MMfE) to promote the ...

Shell buys leading on-street EV charging provider ubitricity

Shell has signed an agreement to buy 100% of ubitricity, a leading European provider of on-street charging for ...

Iteris cloud framework promises breakthrough in smart mobility infrastructure management

California-based smart mobility infrastructure management solutions provider Iteris has announced the launch of an open-architecture cloud framework for ...

Australian researchers make breakthrough detecting people around blind corners

Australian scientists have made a substantial breakthrough in showing how a connected intelligent transport system can detect the ...

Joined up multimodal journey planning and payment gets a bit closer

Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) has launched Umo, a multimodal journey app and fare collection platform which integrates a ...

Stockholm sticks with Q-Free to upgrade its road congestion charge system

Swedish transport administration Trafikverket has signed a design and build contract with Q-Free to upgrade Stockholm's road congestion ...

BP targets EV charging in Europe and China

UK oil giant BP isn’t turning a profit on all its car-charging stations, but expects that to change ...

Ørsted commits to renewable hydrogen demonstration project

Danish energy company Ørsted has committed its investment to the H2RES renewable hydrogen demonstration project at Avedøre Holme ...

Extreme fast-charging battery breakthrough promises five-minute charge

Isreali technology firm StoreDot has produced an EV battery capable of fully charging in five minutes, marking a ...
Biden plans to replace US government fleet with electric vehicles

Biden plans to replace US government fleet with electric vehicles

US President Joe Biden will start the process of phasing out the federal government’s use of combustion engine-powered ...
Future mobility trends will demand ultra-durable powertrains

Future mobility trends will demand ultra-durable powertrains

A consortium of businesses is developing an electric powertrain that will meet the demands of future vehicles. Electric ...
UK to build the world’s first airport built specifically for electric flying vehicles

UK to build the world’s first airport built specifically for electric flying

The UK city of Coventry is to be home to a temporary “pop-up” airport being built as a ...
Joint project boosts Germany’s ultra-fast EV charging capability

Joint project boosts Germany’s ultra-fast EV charging capability

German fuel retailer Aral has commissioned Siemens Smart Infrastructure to upgrade grid connections at 30 service stations to ...
UK needs to install public charge points five times faster

UK needs to install public charge points five times faster

A new report from UK think tank Policy Exchange has found that the current rate of EV infrastructure ...
1000 fully-electric trucks for Brazilian brewing fleet

1000 fully-electric trucks for Brazilian brewing fleet

Brazilian beverage maker Ambev has ordered 1,000 electric delivery trucks from manufacturer FNM (Fábrica Nacional de Mobilidades). The ...
More radical policies needed to boost uptake of both new and used EVs

More radical policies needed to boost uptake of both new and used

Bright Blue, a UK think tank promoting liberal conservatism, has published a new report, Driving uptake: maturing the ...
Government provides £20m EV charging point boost

Government provides £20m EV charging point boost

The British Government is urging local authorities to take advantage of a £20 million cash injection to boost ...
EVBox hits 200,000 charger target

EVBox hits 200,000 charger target

Amsterdam-based electric charging firm EVBox Group hit its target of doubling its number of installations in 2020, bringing ...
EasyMile and Sono Motors reveal collaboration on autonomous solar-powered passenger shuttle

EasyMile and Sono Motors reveal collaboration on autonomous solar-powered passenger shuttle

EasyMile and Sono Motors are equipping the French-developed EZ10 autonomous shuttle prototype with Munich-based Sono Motors’ patented solar ...