Smart Cities

10th March 2022

Seoul Boosts Smart City Status with V2X Deployment

South Korea’s capital city has installed a V2X system for its public transportation in a bid to boost its smart city status and improve future mobility. Seoul is now...


15th September 2021

V2X Reducing the Cyber-Security Risks

The future of connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) depends on a number of factors, and one of the most vital ones is cyber-security. Protecting the vehicles, the highways and...

By Graham Jarvis


1st December 2020

Machine Learning Models for Smart Cities

Smart city development will require the collection of large amounts of data and the ability to process, reason and make decisions about that data. Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine...


3rd November 2020

Barriers Facing the Builders of the Smart City

A series of challenges remain for the key technologies to an autonomous future, among them fast moving technological developments and lack of consumer understanding. Architecturally speaking, there should be...


7th October 2020

Smart Cities Must Bring Community with Them

Smart cities with autonomous traffic will have to work with all the stakeholders to become a workable reality. That’s the message from the launch of London’s Smart Mobility Living...


20th May 2020

Baidu Begins Public Robo-Taxi Rides in ‘Smart City’

Digital giant Baidu has begun robo-taxi rides for members of the public in a city claiming to be at the forefront of China’s drive towards smart city capabilities. Late...


14th May 2020

Russia Ramps Up Smart City Infrastructure

Russian state institutions are lagging behind the explosive intelligent transportation systems (ITS) dynamics of the emerging markets of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and Central Asian countries. The...

By Roma Nazarov

11th May 2020

Weekly Brief: Smart City Joins the Ranks of the ‘Rationalized’

Google parent company Alphabet cancelled its ambitious smart city project in Toronto, Ontario, last week. It cited the “unprecedented economic uncertainty” of the Coronavirus pandemic as the root cause....

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


7th January 2020

Toyota Fuel Cell City… Heaven or Hell?

Toyota wants to build a fuel-cell city as it plans a hydrogen energy future in the shadow of the famous Mount Fuji in Japan. Yet, for some, the town, dubbed the Woven City unveiled at the...


20th December 2019

Hyundai Presents Smart City Vision at CES

Hyundai will present its vision of life in the future smart city at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show. Central to its vision is the personal air vehicle (PAV) and...


15th October 2019

Continental Teams With 3M Over V2I

Continental has announced it will team up with 3M in developing vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) to advance the smart city. The program hopes to tie to the IoT all street relevant...


19th September 2019

Driverless Vehicles Must Have Own Highways, Says Hella

Autonomous cars must be kept away from ‘normal’ traffic, a leading auto supplier has insisted. According to Hella Gutmann’s Neil Hilton, driverless vehicles should have had their own lanes...