ITS

The long read: 20 years in ITS

19/02/2020

In the last 20 years, intelligent transport systems (ITS) and smart mobility have changed more than any other aspect of the roads sector. Dominic Browne speaks to some of the most important and expert voices in highways technology about how far we have come and where we might go next.

Electric car charging “league table” published

05/11/2019

More than 100 local authorities have fewer than 10 public electric vehicle charging devices per 100,000 population, a new league table has revealed. The data

Grid Smarter Cities wins innovate UK contract

05/11/2019

The North-East based technology house and smart solution provider Grid Smarter Cities has won an Innovate UK contract, looking to create an innovative Freight Traffic

SWARCO maintains quality standards with ISO certification

04/11/2019

SWARCO, the traffic technology specialist, has announced that it has achieved ISO 45001 accreditation for Occupational Health and Safety. The previous BH OHSAS 18001 was

Transport planners told to model for outcomes

04/11/2019

Transport planners are being urged to concentrate on desired outcomes of future mobility rather than simply predict how the future may turn out. The London

Apple co-founder “given up” on level 5 autonomy

04/11/2019

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has reportedly said he has given up on level 5 autonomy.  Wozniak said that there is simply too much unpredictability on

British Airways chooses Aurrigo to trial eco-friendly driverless vehicles at Heathrow

31/10/2019

British Airways has announced it is trialling autonomous, emissions-free baggage vehicles at its home at Heathrow to help the airline further improve punctuality and depart

Christian U. Haas appointed as CEO of PTV Group

31/10/2019

Christian U. Haas has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of PTV Planung Transport Verkehr AG. The new CEO completes the new executive team. Dr.

Final CAV Scotland delegate places up for grabs

31/10/2019

The final places for the CAV Scotland event in Glasgow on 13 and 14 November are available, with potential delegates urged to sign up straight

Halifax welcomes new parking paying and finding scheme

31/10/2019

AppyWay has announced the launch of their innovative Smart City Parking scheme in the West Yorkshire town of Halifax in partnership with Calderdale Council.

Waymo expands self-driving services to include B2B car parts delivery trial

30/10/2019

Waymo has announced that it has expanded its business relationship with automotive retail company AutoNation to include a B2B car parts delivery trial.

Electric vehicle battery "breakthrough"

30/10/2019

Engineers have reportedly discovered a way to recharge electric cars in just 10 minutes, overcoming one of the biggest obstacles with electric vehicles.

Sweco wins place on flagship Transport Scotland road safety framework

29/10/2019

Engineering, environment and design consultancy Sweco has announced it has been appointed to provide transport and road safety consultancy through the Scottish Government’s flagship Development Management and Road Safety Service Multi Supplier Framework.

Volkswagen "ramping up" electric vehicle production

29/10/2019

Volkswagen is reportedly ramping up production of electric cars to around 1 million vehicles by end of 2022.

ViaVan launches new on-demand shared ride service

29/10/2019

ViaVan has launched the third public sector deployment of its technology for on-demand shared rides in Germany in the City of Bielefeld.

Toyota launches Toyota Share car-sharing service

29/10/2019

Toyota Motor Corporation has announced the nationwide roll-out in Japan of "Toyota Share," a car-sharing service provided by Toyota dealers and Toyota rental and leasing branches. 

Lidl announces £25m EV charger roll-out to store car parks

28/10/2019

Supermarket chain Lidl has announced £25m plans to roll out rapid vehicle chargers to more than 300 stores in Britain over the next three years.

ABB acquires Chinese EV charging provider Chargedot

28/10/2019

Sustainable transportation infrastructure company ABB has announced is set to acquire a majority stake of 67% in Shanghai Chargedot New Energy Technology (“Chargedot”), a leading Chinese e-mobility solution provider.

FiveAI launches UK's "largest self-driving car trial on public roads"

28/10/2019

Large UK commuter trials for self-driving vehicles on public roads have reportedly launched courtesy of StreetWise, a government-backed consortium led by FiveAI.

DfT triggers £1m new round of innovation funding

28/10/2019

Ministers have invited ‘innovative and tech-focused transport start-ups’ to bid for a share of almost £1m.

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