The Drive Towards Smarter Logistics

The Drive Towards Smarter Logistics

🕔12:04, 11.Jan 2018

Will the UK Government’s investment in autonomous vehicles lead to smarter driverless deliveries in urban areas? David Jinks has every reason to think so The next stage in the unfolding e-commerce revolution could well be the introduction of driverless deliveries,

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Vibeke Ulmann

Vibeke Ulmann

🕔17:05, 5.Jan 2018

Thinking Highways is very sad to report that Vibeke Ulmann, the executive director and partner of award-winning PR firm Catalyst For Content, died on Saturday 30 December. After being diagnosed with terminal cancer in 2011 Vibeke remained steadfastly determined to

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Toyota Research Institute introduces Next-Generation Automated Driving Research Vehicle at CES

Toyota Research Institute introduces Next-Generation Automated Driving Research Vehicle at CES

🕔11:40, 5.Jan 2018

Toyota Research Institute (TRI) will show its next-generation automated driving research vehicle, Platform 3.0, at CES® next week in Las Vegas. The new platform, which is built on a Lexus LS 600hL, combines greater technological capabilities with new harmonized styling

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Siemens provides Las Vegas with technology for first Connected Vehicle pilot

Siemens provides Las Vegas with technology for first Connected Vehicle pilot

🕔11:33, 5.Jan 2018

Siemens, along with Brandmotion and Commsignia, are working with the City of Las Vegas to provide a turnkey Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) and Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) solution along Casino Center Boulevard between Bonneville and Clark Avenues.  This technology will be demonstrated at the

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Smart Cities specification for data, information and asset security management launched

Smart Cities specification for data, information and asset security management launched

🕔13:27, 4.Jan 2018

BSI, the business standards company, has launched a new Smart Cities specification for safeguarding data and information security in cities. PAS 185 Smart Cities – Specification for establishing and implementing a security-minded approach lists requirements for creating a framework for

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Ricardo supports ground-breaking trial to unlock grid capacity for electric vehicles

Ricardo supports ground-breaking trial to unlock grid capacity for electric vehicles

🕔13:19, 4.Jan 2018

Ricardo is supporting a ground-breaking trial run by UK Power Networks, into using smart grid technology to unlock spare capacity for increased electric vehicle use – maximizing the power available from existing infrastructure while avoiding costly network reinforcement or substation replacement.

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Rhenus Logistics goes electric with new fleet additions

Rhenus Logistics goes electric with new fleet additions

🕔13:06, 4.Jan 2018

World-leading freight forwarder Rhenus Logistics is one of just four businesses throughout Europe selected to test the new FUSO eCanter electric vehicle from the Daimler Group. The first all-electric truck is being trialled for the company’s home delivery operations, with

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Local Motors secures US$1 billion in financing for Olli customers

Local Motors secures US$1 billion in financing for Olli customers

🕔13:02, 4.Jan 2018

Local Motors has teamed up with industry-leading professionals, Florida-based Elite Transportation Services (ETS), a subsidiary of Elite Parking Services, and Texas-based Xcelerate, securing both third party operational support and vehicle financing for their autonomous shuttle, Olli. Customers who have existing relationships

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Bosch and Continental acquire 5 per cent ownership stake in HERE

Bosch and Continental acquire 5 per cent ownership stake in HERE

🕔12:47, 4.Jan 2018

Bosch is acquiring a 5 per cent indirect ownership stake in HERE Technologies, a global provider of digital mapping and location services. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price.??The acquisition gives a boost to Bosch’s services business.

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Networks: The Next Generation – a POLICYSMART podcast with Regina Hopper

Networks: The Next Generation – a POLICYSMART podcast with Regina Hopper

🕔12:31, 4.Jan 2018

The worlds of transportation, telecom and vehicle manufacturing are coming together on many levels as connected vehicles and vehicle-to-infrastructure communications becomes a reality. What are the carriers doing to advance deployment of networks that will support this connectivity? What will

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