Smart Mobility

31 March 2021 / Safety, Smart Mobility
Last week’s Symposium on the Future Networked Car 2021 proved much is happening in the connected car space. Substantive regulatory progress has been made since last year, despite the global COVID-19 pandemic that paralyzed supply chains in some industries around the world and...
  • 31 March 2021
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19 March 2021 / Safety, Smart Mobility
Ahead of next week’s Symposium on the Future Networked Car, ITU News caught up with Chaesub Lee, Director of the ITU Telecommunication Standardization Bureau, to learn more about the need for international standards to drive digital transformation in the automotive industry....
  • 19 March 2021
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5 March 2021 / Safety, Smart Mobility
The 2021 Symposium on the Future Networked Car: Moving towards automated driving, 22-25 March online, will examine the latest advances in automated driving, vehicle connectivity and automotive cybersecurity, sharing unique insight into associated implications for technology, business and regulation. Participation is free of...
  • 5 March 2021
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2 November 2020 / Smart Cities, Smart Mobility
*The following Cities Today article has been reposted with the publisher’s kind permission. The original article can be found here. Artificial intelligence (AI) applications in the transport sector are stimulating innovations for better and more targeted use of vehicles and infrastructure....
  • 2 November 2020
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26 October 2020 / Safety, Smart Mobility
Roads must be safe and accessible for everyone. But according to the WHO, nearly 1.35 million people end up dying in road accidents every year. Traffic injuries remain the leading cause of deaths among those aged between five and 29 years. During...
  • 26 October 2020
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12 October 2020 / Digital Economy, Smart Mobility
*The following Cities Today article has been republished with the publisher’s kind permission. The original article can be found here. The United Kingdom’s first commercial lab to trial driverless cars using 5G and satellite technology has been launched as part of...
  • 12 October 2020
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29 April 2020 / Pandemic, Safety, Smart Mobility
At a time when people around the world are observing social distancing measures to halt the spread of the global COVID-19 pandemic, driverless mobility – which, by definition, offers mobility with minimal human interaction – seems more relevant than ever....
  • 29 April 2020
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The recent COVID-19 crisis has reignited an intense discussion about rapidly deploying driverless cars. Indeed, some think that leveraging driverless platforms for on-demand mobility, like riding with Uber and Lyft, could substantially reduce the risk of virus infection to drivers. While driver health...
  • 15 April 2020
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23 March 2020 / Safety, Smart Mobility
Cars are becoming increasingly automated. Drivers already benefit from a wide range of advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS), such as lane keeping, adaptive cruise control, collision warning, and blind spot warning, which are gradually becoming standard features on most vehicles. Today’s...
  • 23 March 2020
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20 December 2019 / Safety, Smart Mobility
The Symposium on the Future Networked Car within the 90th Geneva International Motor Show, 5 March 2020, will bring together the automotive and ICT industries to explore advances in connected, automated vehicles and associated implications for technology, business and regulation. The symposium is convened...
  • 20 December 2019
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27 November 2019 / Safety, Smart Mobility
Two cars raced around a track in northern France. Both cars had 500 horse-power, 4-wheel drive, and are capable of reaching 282.42 km/h (175.49 mph) – but neither had a driver. “Roborace is a competition of software,” Lucas Di Grassi, Formula E champion...
  • 27 November 2019
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12 November 2019 / Safety, Smart Mobility
What does a fully autonomous, electric, high-performance race car have to do with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? For starters, the vehicle, developed by Roborace, is providing a testing ground for new efforts to build public trust in how...
  • 12 November 2019
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23 August 2019 / Safety, Smart Mobility
ITU and ADA (Autonomous Drivers Alliance) aim to stimulate global dialogue around performance standards for the AI ‘Drivers’ steering autonomous vehicles. This dialogue will begin at an ITU-ADA workshop to be held in Budapest, Hungary, 10 September 2019, in conjunction with ITU Telecom...
  • 23 August 2019
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26 July 2019 / Safety, Smart Mobility
Motorsport has always provided a proving ground for new automotive technologies. Every year the Goodwood Festival of Speed celebrates that history featuring a wildly eclectic mix of one-of-a-kind vintage cars, the latest hypercars, drifting cars, SUVs ready for the Dakar Rally, and...
  • 26 July 2019
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31 May 2019 / Safety, Smart Mobility
This week’s AI for Good Global Summit has focused on how Artificial Intelligence can help achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs are very ambitious. They include ending poverty and hunger, providing quality education for all, bringing clean water...
  • 31 May 2019
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6 August 2018 / Safety, Smart Mobility
As autonomous vehicle (AV) technology evolves, regulators must address growing concerns about the realities of having these vehicles on roads around the world. Four new policy papers from the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University outline the main...
  • 6 August 2018
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In 2011, Peter Thiel confronted his Silicon Valley peers with this observation: “We were promised flying cars, but instead we got 140-character tweets.” Thiel wanted to know when the long-awaited innovations of the future were going to see the light...
  • 19 July 2018
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Autonomous vehicles could lead to four possible urban futures, according to the National League of Cities (NLC) and the Bloomberg Aspen Initiative on Autonomous Vehicles. In an interactive online series, data collected throughout 2017 by both partners shows four scenarios that could play out...
  • 12 June 2018
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9 February 2018 / Safety, Smart Mobility
At the Geneva International Motor Show yesterday, next to the exhibition halls showing off car manufacturers’ latest creations, industry experts and UN representatives gathered to discuss how they will fast-forward the automotive industry — and the world — into the future. The Symposium...
  • 9 February 2018
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6 February 2018 / Safety, Smart Mobility
The Symposium on the Future Networked Car within the 88th Geneva International Motor Show, 8 March 2018, will bring together the automotive and ICT industries to explore advances in the field of connected, automated driving and associated implications for business, technology and regulation. The...
  • 6 February 2018
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8 December 2017 / Digital Economy, Smart Mobility
Driverless cars are already driving demand for new digital skills as auto and tech companies scramble to prepare their workforces for the jobs of the future. Indeed, advances in artificial intelligence (AI) have encouraged companies like Amazon, Apple, Audi, Daimler,...
  • 8 December 2017
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