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“Not Fit and Proper” Uber Loses London Licence

“Not Fit and Proper” Uber Loses London Licence

🕔13:03, 22.Sep 2017

Transport for London (TfL) has rejected Uber’s application for a new licence on the basis that the ride-hailing company is not “fit and proper”. Uber will immediately mount a court challenge to the ruling by TfL. The current licence expires on

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Velodyne LiDAR Awarded Perception System Contract From Mercedes-Benz

Velodyne LiDAR Awarded Perception System Contract From Mercedes-Benz

🕔12:10, 22.Sep 2017

Velodyne LiDAR Inc., the world leader in 3D real-time perception systems for autonomous vehicles, today announced its selection by Mercedes-Benz Research & Development as a critical sensor supplier for the VLP-32C Ultra Puck™ for further development of fully automated and

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Knoxville Chooses Siemens for City-wide Energy Efficient Sreetlight Retrofit

Knoxville Chooses Siemens for City-wide Energy Efficient Sreetlight Retrofit

🕔11:49, 22.Sep 2017

Siemens has been chosen by the City of Knoxville, Tennessee. to retrofit nearly 30,000 streetlights with new energy efficient light-emitting diodes (LEDs). The retrofit is slated to cut the City’s streetlight operation budget in half by saving $2 million annually

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Canadian Transport Minister to Speak at ITS World Congress

Canadian Transport Minister to Speak at ITS World Congress

🕔11:34, 22.Sep 2017

Canada’s Minister of Transport, the Honourable Marc Garneau, will speak at the ITS World Congress in Montréal, Quebec on October 31. Minister Garneau’s entire career has been in the public service. During his 15 years in the Royal Canadian Navy,

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ITS World Congress 2017 Announces “Procurement Day”

ITS World Congress 2017 Announces “Procurement Day”

🕔11:25, 22.Sep 2017

The ITS World Congress 2017, produced by ITS America in conjunction with ITS Canada and co-organized by ITS Europe and ITS Asia-Pacific, is pleased to announce that Procurement Day will once again be hosted at the 2017 event slated to stage

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Red tape and an autonomous future? Thinking Highways North American issue is out now!

Red tape and an autonomous future? Thinking Highways North American issue is out now!

🕔13:14, 7.Sep 2017

The new issue of Thinking Highways’ North America edition is online now and features a typically diverse selection of subjects and opinions. Our cover feature is Bern Grush and Blair Schlecter’s discussion of the challenges facing the ride-sharing sector in

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UK Government Gives Green Light for First Operational Vehicle Platooning Trial

UK Government Gives Green Light for First Operational Vehicle Platooning Trial

🕔10:31, 25.Aug 2017

The UK’s Department for Transport (DfT) and Highways England has commissioned TRL, the global centre of innovation in transport and mobility, to lead the first real-world operational trial of platooning vehicles on UK roads. The £8.1m trial will see TRL lead

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It’s Time We Had the Talk – a Thinking Highways Podcast

It’s Time We Had the Talk – a Thinking Highways Podcast

🕔16:18, 24.Aug 2017

Thinking Highways’ editor-in-chief Kevin Borras talks to GRIDSMART CEO Bill Malkes about the forthcoming INTERSECT17 conference. With the tagline “It’s time we had the talk” the event will feature three panels on cloud and cyber security. Taking place in Knoxville,

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Intertraffic Amsterdam 2018 proudly introduces ITSUP!

Intertraffic Amsterdam 2018 proudly introduces ITSUP!

🕔16:13, 24.Aug 2017

The number of traffic technology and smart mobility startups is ever growing, contributing significantly to the innovative character of the industry. Consequently, commercial businesses, cities and government authorities are keen to cooperate with these new entrepreneurs. Intertraffic will offer these startups

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MELBOURNE’S LEGACY: A Thinking Highways Podcast

MELBOURNE’S LEGACY: A Thinking Highways Podcast

🕔12:02, 18.Aug 2017

As Montreal prepares to host the ITS World Congress, Kevin Borras spoke to Susan Harris, CEO of ITS Australia, and Cubic Transportation Systems’ Dirk van de Meersche, about the legacy left behind by Melbourne’s week in the ITS spotlight in

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