By the end of last week, ride-hailing app Uber was still set to lose its licence to operate in London. Despite two rounds of talks between Uber chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi and Transport for London (TfL) commissioner Mike Brown, it looks like Uber will be barred from the capital...
Keeping up with the industry’s fast push to electrify vehicles and produce more trucks and SUVs, Ford Motor Company’s new CEO Jim Hackett said Tuesday the automaker would boost development funds for new electric vehicles, while cutting money spent on cars and internal combustion engines. Hackett, who was put in...
Smart cities have embraced the use of traffic preemption systems to provide public transit and emergency vehicles with priority at intersections. At the 10th annual Growing Sustainable Communities Conference in Dubuque, Iowa, Global Traffic Technologies (GTT) product manager Chad Mack will discuss how traffic and public safety departments can...
Dubai has conducted its first test of a drone taxi service that it hopes will become a viable transportation system in the city. The two-seater, 18-rotor unmanned vehicle took off for a five-minute flight above a strip of sand on the Gulf coast. The flight was watched by Crown Prince Sheikh...
Today, 54 percent of the world’s population lives in urban areas, and this is expected to rise to 75 percent by 2050. A recent United Nations report projects that urbanisation, combined with population growth, is likely to add another 2.5 billion to urban populations by 2050, with close to 90...
Sherlock Connects GPS-Based Anti-Theft Device for Bicycles to Global IoT Network from Orange Business Services. Security device works out-of-the-box with limitless tracking Orange to supply Sherlock with worldwide seamless connectivity Sherlock, an Internet of Things (IoT), bicycle security startup based in Turin, Italy, has signed a deal with Orange Business...