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New EV charging station uses machine-to-machine communication

New electric vehicle charging station uses machine-to-machine communication

Netherlands-based smart charging organisation ElaadNL has installed the world’s first electric vehicle charging station which utilises machine-to-machine communication. The new station facilitates machine-to-machine communication through...
Sygic launches smart urban mobility platform to target congestion

Sygic launches urban mobility platform to target congestion

Slovak satellite navigation software company Sygic has launched a smart urban mobility platform which aims to tackle the challenges of traffic congestion. Traffic congestion is...
New rail freight service connects UK and Germany via Channel Tunnel

New rail freight service connects UK and Germany via Channel Tunnel

A new rail freight service has launched which connects London, UK and Duisburg, Germany, via the Channel Tunnel. In Germany, the new rail freight service...
Volvo announces first all-electric truck

Volvo announces first all-electric truck

Volvo Trucks has announced plans to introduce its first all-electric truck, which will be available for commercial use in 2019. The transition towards electric vehicles...
UK cities to add fast charging stations for electric vehicles

UK cities to add fast-charging stations for electric vehicles

The cities of Newcastle and Sunderland, UK, will install state-of-the-art fast charging stations for electric vehicles. Dutch company Fastned will install fast charging stations for...
Stockholm electrified road for recharging electric vehicle batteries opens

Stockholm electrified road for recharging electric vehicle batteries opens

The world’s first electrified road, which is capable of recharging electric vehicle batteries as they drive on it, has opened near Stockholm, Sweden. The road...
Norway to digitise signalling equipment across rail network

Norway to digitise signalling equipment across rail network

Norway’s state-owned railway infrastructure agency, Bane NOR, has announced plans to digitise signalling equipment across the country’s entire network. The plan to digitise signalling equipment...
FERRMED warns EU’s rail harmonisation ambitions are unrealistic

FERRMED warns EU’s rail harmonisation ambitions are unrealistic

European private sector rail freight transport organisation FERRMED has warned that the EU’s rail harmonisation ambitions are unrealistic. The EU’s rail harmonisation ambitions seek to...
PTV to talk sustainable mobility solutions at FIA Smart Cities Forum

PTV to talk sustainable mobility solutions at FIA Smart Cities Forum

German mobility and transport company PTV is to present sustainable mobility solutions at the FIA Smart Cities Forum in Rome, Italy. The FIA Smart Cities...
Malta plans two tunnels beneath the Santa Luċija roundabout

Malta announces plans for two tunnels beneath the Santa Luċija roundabout

The Maltese Ministry for Transport, Infrastructure and Capital Projects has called for tenders to build two tunnels beneath the Santa Luċija roundabout in the...

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