ITS America applauds introduction of transportation research and innovation act

ITS America applauds introduction of transportation research and innovation act

🕔14:27, 30.Jun 2015

Regina Hopper, President and CEO of the Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America), applauded the introduction yesterday (29 June) by U.S. Congressman Dan Lipinski (D-IL) of the Future Transportation Research and Innovation for Prosperity (Future TRIP) Act which would

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Intelligent LEDs could save lives, not to mention money and time

Intelligent LEDs could save lives, not to mention money and time

🕔14:08, 30.Jun 2015

Imagine this scenario: A gunshot echoes down a city street at night. A passer-by turns to look, but can’t make out the scene in the darkness. The first to react effectively is the nearest street lamp. It hears the gun

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Ford announces new high-tech electric bike

Ford announces new high-tech electric bike

🕔13:49, 30.Jun 2015

In many cities, driving your vehicle from home to work is not feasible. Ford is looking for solutions here, too, and last week revealed a new electric bike and a prototype smartphone app that makes using their eBike even easier

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London buses to trial speed safety technology

London buses to trial speed safety technology

🕔13:42, 30.Jun 2015

Cutting-edge new technology that is designed to reduce speeds and increase vehicle safety will be trialled on London’s buses next month, as part of the Mayor and Transport for London’s (TfL’s) continuing work to halve the number of people killed

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GM tests Cisco technology for ‘talking’ cars

GM tests Cisco technology for ‘talking’ cars

🕔10:21, 29.Jun 2015

General Motors Co plans to begin testing new Cisco Systems Inc technology that could allow ‘talking’ cars to share radio communication bands with roadside Wi-Fi devices, a GM executive told US lawmakers. The technology could hold out the promise of

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CTC allocates $561 million to upgrade state and local infrastructure

CTC allocates $561 million to upgrade state and local infrastructure

🕔10:10, 29.Jun 2015

The California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated $561 million to 125 transportation projects that will help rebuild and maintain California’s infrastructure, as well as encourage and support the use of alternate forms of transportation, such as bicycling and walking. Of

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Internet of Things drives better roads maintenance

Internet of Things drives better roads maintenance

🕔15:00, 26.Jun 2015

Lancashire-based InTouch is harnessing the power of the Internet of Things to transform maintenance of our roads. Managing director John Walden was convinced that sharing data via the internet and cloud-based services could make highway maintenance more efficient and also reduce costs.

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General Motors developing wireless download of new features

General Motors developing wireless download of new features

🕔14:44, 26.Jun 2015

General Motors Co (GM) is developing technology to allow new features to be downloaded wirelessly, the automaker’s head of vehicle development said on Wednesday. GM global product development chief Mark Reuss said the company is developing a new electrical architecture

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Daimler Trucks North America invests in telematics specialist Zonar Systems

Daimler Trucks North America invests in telematics specialist Zonar Systems

🕔14:36, 26.Jun 2015

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) and Zonar Systems, Inc. announced this week that DTNA has become a minority investor in Zonar. This investment marks a milestone in DTNA’s development of smarter connected vehicles and in Zonar’s continued role as a

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Continental’s Road Departure Protection Systems help prevent road departure accidents

Continental’s Road Departure Protection Systems help prevent road departure accidents

🕔14:25, 26.Jun 2015

Road departures can be fatal, especially since the majority of them happen on highways and rural roads. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration, approximately 55 percent of traffic fatalities in the U.S. involve a vehicle crossing

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