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Denver Expands Its Emergency Vehicle Preemption Solution

Denver Expands Its Emergency Vehicle Preemption Solution

🕔16:14, 7.Aug 2017

The city of Denver, Colorado, will benefit from faster response times and safer journeys for its emergency services vehicles with the expansion of its Opticom™ traffic preemption solution. The Opticom Emergency Vehicle Preemption (EVP) system, from Global Traffic Technologies, LLC

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The GATEway Project Announces Next Phase of Driverless Pod Trials

The GATEway Project Announces Next Phase of Driverless Pod Trials

🕔15:58, 7.Aug 2017

The UK’s GATEway project is soon to launch its open public trial of driverless pods. These autonomous pods will provide first and last mile transportation around the Greenwich peninsula by connecting important transport hubs with business, leisure and residential locations. The

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Emissions Statement: New Project Helps Authorities To Control City Air Quality

Emissions Statement: New Project Helps Authorities To Control City Air Quality

🕔10:02, 7.Aug 2017

Cenex, the UK’s first Centre of Excellence for low carbon technologies, has joined with Leeds City Council to announce the launch of Project ACCRA, a collaboration between Leeds City Council, Cenex, the Transport Systems Catapult, Earthsense, Dynniq, and Tevva Motors

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First Shortlist for 2017 LowCVP Low Carbon Champions Awards Announced

First Shortlist for 2017 LowCVP Low Carbon Champions Awards Announced

🕔11:48, 4.Aug 2017

The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) has announced the shortlist for the first two categories of the 2017 edition of the prestigious Low Carbon Champions Awards. The Champions Awards celebrate innovation and best practice in the UK’s accelerating drive to

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Feeling A Sense of Relief: Highways England Tackle Congestion

Feeling A Sense of Relief: Highways England Tackle Congestion

🕔11:40, 4.Aug 2017

Highways England, operator of one of the world’s most advanced road networks, completed seven major schemes valued at more than £800m in the last year and has announced a further 15 will start or open in 2017/18. The programme outlined in

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NSW Smart Shuttle Automated Vehicle Trial Confirms Momentum for HMI Technologies

NSW Smart Shuttle Automated Vehicle Trial Confirms Momentum for HMI Technologies

🕔11:31, 4.Aug 2017

On August 2nd, Transport Minister Andrew Constance and Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey announced New South Wales’ first automated vehicle trial. For intelligent transport specialists HMI Technologies, the project’s lead partners, the trial will extend their expertise

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MaaS Global Completes Funding Round, Raising €14.2m

MaaS Global Completes Funding Round, Raising €14.2m

🕔11:21, 4.Aug 2017

Finnish Mobility as a Service pioneers MaaS Global have raised €14.2 million in its recently completed funding round. Significant additional investments were made by Transdev, Veho and Karsan, who are among the Finnish company’s older shareholders. New investors include the

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Solving the Clean Air Zone Conundrum

Solving the Clean Air Zone Conundrum

🕔11:12, 4.Aug 2017

For a number of local authorities, the UK plan for tackling roadside NO2 concentrations presents a significant challenge, requiring them to improve poor air quality as quickly as possible. Whilst the latest ultra-clean Euro VI buses and advanced electrified options comfortably

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Cenex Announces Trial of Natural Gas Trucks

Cenex Announces Trial of Natural Gas Trucks

🕔11:03, 4.Aug 2017

Cenex – the UK’s first Centre of Excellence for low carbon technologies – today announced its involvement in the UK’s largest trial of biomethane-fuelled lorries. Led by Air Liquide, world leader in gases, technologies and services for industry and health

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Welcome to Canada’s Smart Cities Challenge

Welcome to Canada’s Smart Cities Challenge

🕔10:57, 4.Aug 2017

Canada’s Smart Cities Challenge is coming soon! Now is the chance for communities to come up with their best ideas. A smart city uses technology and data to improve livability and opportunities for the city and its people. Smart cities have

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