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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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frontierCities2 Second Market Acceleration Grant: deadline approaching!

frontierCities2 Second Market Acceleration Grant: deadline approaching!

🕔12:12, 2.Jan 2018

The Market Acceleration Grant2 (MAG2) Open Call for Proposals for the EC frontierCities2 (fC2) project is only open until 31 January 2018 (5 pm CET). It targets Start-ups and SMEs that have Powered-by-FIWARE applications in the Smart Cities sector. With

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Cities: The Frontline Of Tackling The Global Diabetes Epidemic

Cities: The Frontline Of Tackling The Global Diabetes Epidemic

🕔11:06, 22.Dec 2017

Urbanisation is not just changing where we live; it is having a profound influence on how well we live. Cities concentrate people, opportunities, and services, including health. When cities are well planned and managed, people’s health can surpass that seen

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An American Emblem – transforming LA’s transportation thinking: Seleta Reynolds Interview

An American Emblem – transforming LA’s transportation thinking: Seleta Reynolds Interview

🕔11:02, 18.Dec 2017

H3BM’s Kevin Borras spoke with Seleta Reynolds, General Manager of Los Angeles DOT, about the positive impact her people-centric smart mobility schemes are having not just on the city or its citizens, but on the quality of life in LA

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Serving The Thinking City – new Thinking Cities issue online now!

Serving The Thinking City – new Thinking Cities issue online now!

🕔10:36, 18.Dec 2017

The December 2017 issue of Thinking Cities is available to read online, following the launch of the print issue at the Polis Annual Conference in Brussels on 6 and 7 December. With the theme “Serving The Thinking City”, this issue

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