Smart Cities

05 Dec 2018

Ohio Cities to Trial Connected AVs

Four Ohio cities are to serve as testing grounds for autonomous and connected vehicle technology. Columbus, Athens, Dublin, and Marysville have signed agreements with DriveOhio to test AVs, CVs,...


30 Nov 2018

Ford’s Big Data Study May Predict Accident Black Spots

Ford claims it has managed to crack a major challenge for smart cities with a system that can predict where accidents will happen. By employing big data technology, Ford...


16 Nov 2018

SEAT Unveils Prototype 5G Car

SEAT is displaying a prototype 5G connected car at an event in Barcelona, Spain. At the Smart City Expo World Congress, the automaker is showcasing a version of the...


15 Nov 2018

JLR Trials V2X in UK With Jaguar F-Pace

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is in advanced UK trials of V2X technology that promises to help urban drivers avoid stop lights and help free up traffic flow. The technology,...


13 Nov 2018

Telco Developing UK AV Trial Network

A major European telco is partnering with a wireless infrastructure company to develop a small cell network for autonomous vehicle trials in central England. O2 has signed a deal...


06 Nov 2018

VW Claims It Has Cracked Smart City Traffic Prediction

Volkswagen IT scientists claim to have built a traffic management system for the smart city able to forecast and calculate urban traffic volumes, transport demand and travel times. The...


23 Oct 2018

Siemens Gets Certification for Roadside Units

A connected vehicle sector association has granted its first ever certificate for dedicated short-range communications (DSRC) roadside units to Siemens Mobility’s Sitraffic ESCos. The OmniAir Consortium’s OmniAir Certification program...


17 Oct 2018

Emergency V2X Tech Funded by US Government

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded a Chicago start-up funding to develop cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) technology for first responders. HAAS Alert has been given $1.1M by...


15 Oct 2018

Ford Tests ‘Wait-Free’ Driving Tech

Ford is trialing connected vehicle technology in the UK which it claims could lead to the elimination of waiting times for drivers. The automaker has been demonstrating its V2V...


11 Oct 2018

AV Legislation “Halted” By 2017 Election, Says GLA Transport Chair

Greg Hyde talks to Greater London Assembly (GLA) Transport Committee chairperson Caroline Pidgeon about automotive issues in the capital. With so many interested parties throwing their hats into the...


08 Oct 2018

Honda Demonstrates Anti-Crash V2X Tech in Ohio

Honda has demonstrated vehicle-to-everything (V2X) technology it says is designed to reduce crashes at intersections. As part of the automaker’s partnership with the Ohio city of Marysville, its 33 Smart...


04 Oct 2018

Volkswagen, Siemens Partner for V2X Safety Tech

Volkswagen and Siemens are claiming to have made improvements to existing vehicle-to-everything (V2X) technology, with the aim of making intersections safer. The companies are collaborating with the German city...