California DMV delays rules for driverless cars as it seeks more input on safety

California DMV delays rules for driverless cars as it seeks more input on safety

🕔14:29, 31.Dec 2014

Self-driving cars may be the vehicles of the future, but the California Department of Motor Vehicles is still trying to figure out how to regulate them. The DMV will miss a New Year’s deadline set by a state Senate bill

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Dubai closer to electric car charging stations

Dubai closer to electric car charging stations

🕔14:10, 31.Dec 2014

Dubai has moved a step closer to the introduction and establishment of an infrastructure for electric vehicles in the emirate as part of smart city initiative. Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) and Tecom Investments have signed an agreement to

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The smart car gets even smarter

The smart car gets even smarter

🕔12:57, 31.Dec 2014

Engineers at Nvidia, based in Santa Clara, California, are working to give the next generation of cars a brain capable of understanding the world around it. “The car is rapidly going to go from the most stupid electronic device a consumer

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California launches first of its kind mobile app for designated drivers

California launches first of its kind mobile app for designated drivers

🕔12:50, 31.Dec 2014

The California of Office Safety (OTS) has launched DDVIP, its designated driver mobile app. The app is the first of its kind, featuring exclusive offers and discounts to sober designated drivers at a growing list of participating bars and restaurants

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Green and pleasant land

Green and pleasant land

🕔16:52, 30.Dec 2014

Marcia Pincus looks back fondly at five years of the ITS JPO’s AERIS program: Applications for the Environment: Real-Time Information Synthesis. As a point in history, 2009 might stand out for many reasons and it is very edifying to look

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One million vehicles now registered for Dart Charge

One million vehicles now registered for Dart Charge

🕔15:15, 30.Dec 2014

One million vehicles are now registered to Dart Charge accounts with journey times significantly quicker according to new data released today by the Highways Agency. Dart Charge, which is designed to speed up journey times at one of the UK’s

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£6 billion funding to tackle potholes and improve England’s local roads

£6 billion funding to tackle potholes and improve England’s local roads

🕔15:11, 30.Dec 2014

A record £6 billion will be spent on tackling potholes and improving local roads between 2015 and 2021, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin announced last week (23 December 2014). The investment amounts to £976 million a year, enough to fix around

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Braga reverses trend in public transport decline

Braga reverses trend in public transport decline

🕔15:06, 30.Dec 2014

The Portuguese city of Braga has reversed a decade-long decline in bus travellers and is set to report a passenger increase of nearly 1 per cent in 2014, according to the local public transport operator. In 2004 approximately 12 million passengers

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Rotterdam to cut soot by 40%

Rotterdam to cut soot by 40%

🕔15:00, 30.Dec 2014

Rotterdam has set new ambitious plans to expand its environmental zone with the aim of cutting emissions and reducing soot by 40 per cent in the city centre. The current environmental zone, also known as a Low Emission Zone (LEZ) across Europe,

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A blueprint for bankruptcy

A blueprint for bankruptcy

🕔15:59, 29.Dec 2014

In the June/July issue Randy Salzman explained how the “privates” in the much-touted “public private partnerships” make billions by seeming to lose millions in American transportation projects. In the second part of his investigation he tells a slightly more cautionary

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