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A new on-demand battle is speeding toward the U.S.

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While Uber’s woes take center stage in the U.S., a different on-demand battle that’s been playing out in China is coming to the states. The battle isn’t over car sharing.

Copenhagen Wheel Bridges “Human-Enhancing Technology”

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April 15th, 2017 by Nicolas ZartIt didn’t take long for electric bicycles (e-bikes) and connectivity to make that bridge, effortlessly helping us achieve a healthier means of transportation. The Copenhagen ...

In Portland, Uber launches initiative to add electric vehicles to its fleet

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With a new electric vehicle initiative, Uber is finally speaking Portland’s language. The company shares a rocky history with the famously green city, but that won’t stop Portland from becoming ...

Why we went low-tech showcasing high-tech smart cities at SXSW

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Last month, our teams at StratIS and BuLogics exhibited at South by Southwest (SXSW) for the first time. We went there with a singular focus: to educate people on the ...

Westfield Shopping Centers Throughout Australia Get 40 New ChargePoint EV Charging Bays

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April 13th, 2017 by James AyreThe popular Westfield shopping center network in Australia is now home to 40 new ChargePoint electric vehicle charging bays (spread across 10 different locations), thanks ...

California To Award $6 Million Through Car Sharing & Mobility Options Pilot Project

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April 12th, 2017 by James AyreThe California Air Resources Board, often referred to simply as CARB, will be granting a total of $6 million in awards as part of the ...

Volvo To Produce Its First 100% Electric Vehicle In China

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17 hours ago by Mark Kane The first all-electric Volvo is expected to be produced in China, and then exported globally from 2019. Can that be practically done and remain ...

California ARB Will Award $6M For Car Sharing & Mobility Options Pilot Project

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April 12th, 2017 by Guest ContributorOriginally published on Green Car Congress. The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has opened a grant solicitation for applicants to implement the Car Sharing and ...

Uber Launches Large-Scale Electric Car Initiative In Portland

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20 hours ago by Steven Loveday Portland, Oregon is the first of Uber’s official efforts to add hundreds of electric-vehicle drivers to its fleet. Currently, only about 100 of Portland’s ...

Q&A: Former Zaatari refugee camp chief on the tandem approach to urban planning

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Last year, over 600 abandoned bicycles were sent from a bike depot in the city of Amsterdam to the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan. Some of the bikes were to ...

Smart cities can be vulnerable: That Dallas emergency siren hack is a warning of things to come

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By infrastructure-hacking standards, the overnight triggering of the Dallas storm-warning system on April 7 was relatively benign. Starting at about 20 minutes before midnight more than 150 sirens across the ...

Uber launches new electric vehicle initiative to get EVs to drivers and educate customers

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Uber has a few interesting electric vehicle initiatives, like an all-electric fleet pilot project with 20 Nissan LEAFs in London and they deployed a fleet of Tesla Model S in ...

UK provides millions to help build more electric vehicle batteries

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LONDON Britain awarded millions of pounds on Tuesday to help boost manufacturing of electric vehicle batteries, including a project to build the country's second purpose-built electric battery plant and another ...

Beyond Lithium: Tesla's partner Panasonic hints at electric vehicle battery improvements

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Lithium-ion batteries represent a landmark technology that has made the current generation of electric vehicles possible. However, the day of their demise, while it still lies years in the future,

California Boosts Funding For Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

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Plans to build more electric vehicle charging stations in California received a boost Wednesday in the form of a $15 million grant that state officials hope will grow much larger.

Volvo’s first all-electric vehicle will be built in China and exported globally, says report

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We were surprised when Lex Kerssemakers, CEO of Volvo Car USA, said that the Swedish automaker is aggressively pushing for its first long-range electric car to start between $35,000 and ...

Quick tips on charging your electric vehicle

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If you are considering purchasing an electric vehicle, like the Mercedes-Benz B250e, chances are you have some questions. Watch this video to learn more about how to charge your vehicle ...

Automakers aren’t thinking creatively enough about hydrogen fuel cells

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Hydrogen is the most abundant element in the universe, so its appeal to the fossil fuel-addicted auto industry is obvious. But while most car companies think they’ll be able to ...

UK provides millions to help build more electric vehicle batteries

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LONDON Britain awarded millions of pounds on Tuesday to help boost manufacturing of electric vehicle batteries, including a project to build the country's second purpose-built electric battery plant and another ...

PSA Group Starts Operaions In USA Carsharing Services

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April 10th, 2017 by Cynthia ShahanNew carsharing services keep coming on the heels of one another — there’s a new announcement seemingly every day. The PSA Group is the latest ...

Interview: China could be world's leading electric vehicle producer: expert - Xinhua

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A driver charges the electric car at the Nanxun ancient town in Huzhou City, east China's Zhejiang Province, Nov. 10, 2016. Huzhou built electric vehicle chargers in some scenic areas ...

The Final Frontier: The Electric Airplane Hamilton aEro Takes Off

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April 10th, 2017 by Nicolas ZartSpace, the final frontier. These are the voyages of the electric drive propulsion taking flight. Although electric airplanes and helicopters are taking off, it isn’t ...

The Big Data and IoT for Smart Cities

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The digitalization of professional and personal worlds also leads to the digitization of our cities. Large American IT corporations such as IBM and Cisco have been in a few years ...

Smart Cities Must Be Secure Cities

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Contributed By: Jack Huffard If you’ve never heard the term “smart city” before, you are soon going to be hearing it a lot. Smart city technology uses data sensors and ...

3 counterintuitive trends when thinking about smart cities

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The idea of creating better cities is as old as human settlement. Smart cities is our latest iteration, amidst the Fourth Industrial Revolution, now that we have exponentially more data ...

Volvo will make its first electric vehicle in China

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Volvo will produce its first electric vehicle in China, Automotive News Europe says, citing people familiar with the process whom it didn't identify. The company will debut sales of the ...

Ford to launch two new electric cars in China

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U.S. vehicle manufacturer Ford is planning to launch a new plug-in model and a fully electric vehicle in the Chinese market in the coming years, according to El Periódico de ...

UK provides millions to help build more electric vehicle batteries

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LONDON Britain awarded millions of pounds on Tuesday to help boost manufacturing of electric vehicle batteries, including a project to build the country's second purpose-built electric battery plant and another ...

California will start charging electric vehicle fees in 2020

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While some states are still offering incentives for electric vehicle buyers, California will soon become the biggest state to start charging fees for EV ownership. California is estimated to account ...

Why P3s Are the Brains Behind Smart Cities (Industry Perspective)

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There are a number of converging factors that can turn a municipality’s vision for a smart city into reality: the steady rollout of high-speed public Wi-Fi networks; the rapid evolution ...

Palo Alto shows that even small cities can be smart cities

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With dozens of technology projects in the works, 2017 is set to be a hallmark year for Palo Alto, California. This is the word of Jonathan Reichental, the city's chief ...

EnergyLab: Investing in clean-tech start-ups

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Updated April 13, 2017 19:28:26 Related Story: Low-income students bring solar power to the people A start-up accelerator program, dedicated to supporting entrepreneurs designing renewable energy products and technologies, has ...

Germans ready to ditch cars in favour of buses, trains and bikes

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German motorists are ready, in theory at least, to abandon their cars in favour of buses, trains and bikes, according to a new study. EURACTIV’s partner Der Tagesspiegel reports. Environment ...

How to keep smart cities cyber safe

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In 2016, the United States’ National Security Agency had their “hacking tools” stolen in a cybersecurity breach, and the Bangladesh Bank endured a cyber attack that cost them a reported ...

Smart cities are going to need to overcome their dumb security

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by Jamie Condliffe April 10, 2017 Urban centers around the world increasingly drip with technology. But as a hack over the weekend reminds us, city officials mustn’t forget that cybersecurity ...

Rate-Design Best Practices for Public Electric-Vehicle Chargers

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Public direct current fast chargers (DCFC) are anticipated to play an important role in accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles (EV) and in mitigating greenhouse gas emissions. However, utility demand ...

How lonely are the loneliest Hubway bikes? One was ridden for 4.18 minutes. All year.

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Can a bicycle be lonely? That’s the question Chris Miller pondered as he analyzed Hubway ridership data and discovered that six of the system’s 1,800 bikes had been ridden only ...

UK provides over $124 million to build better electric vehicle batteries

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(Reuters) – Britain awarded millions of pounds on Tuesday to help boost manufacturing of electric vehicle batteries, including a project to build the country’s second purpose-built electric battery plant and ...

Global Light Electric Vehicle Sales Are Expected to Generate $9.3 Billion in Revenue in 2017

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A combination of purchase incentives, regulation, and high population densities is driving LEV sales in Asia Pacific and Europe A new report from Navigant Research examines the global market for ...

Smart cities: how to build sustainable urban environments?

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Meeting tomorrow's urban challenges will need big shifts, but how can we get smarter, and what are the main concerns? A live discussion with a panel of experts sought to ...

746 Electric Vehicles Parade In Netherlands

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April 7th, 2017 by James AyreA parade of 746 electric vehicles recently took place in the Netherlands, along the A270, unofficially setting a new record apparently. The Guinness Book of ...

Is utility rate design the key to widespread electric vehicle adoption?

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Electric vehicles in the United States make up just a small fraction of cars on the roads, but that's something many people expect and want to change: electrifying the transport ...

Sho-Air Twenty20 bikes stolen, $10,000 reward - Women's News Shorts

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Nine of the Sho-Air Twenty20 team's Felt bikes were stolen last week from a trailer at City Cycle in Marin County, and the team has announced a $10,000 reward for ...

Can Uber Make Electric Cars Go Mainstream?

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As electric cars steadily shed their novelty status in the U.S., a new Uber initiative could give the technology a special boost in Portland, Oregon. On Wednesday, Uber launched its ...

Uber launches first-in-the-U.S. electric vehicle program in Portland

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Uber is announcing a new program to support and encourage the use of electric vehicles in Portland, similar to an intiative it has piloted around the world. This is Uber’s ...

Smart cities are safe and efficient cities

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It’s become trite to point out that more data enables business processes to become more efficient—usually capitalizing on data already collected or “data exhaust.” Sometimes, though, it’s necessary to get ...

Will Electric Vehicle Market Crash When Subsidies Are Eliminated?

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The elimination of federal and state tax credits for electric vehicles could have a disastrous impact on Tesla ( "Without these credits, this market is likely to crash," according to ...

China’s Electric Vehicle Market Is Unbeatable

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Ford Motor Co. just announced an ambitious electrification strategy for China. The global Mondeo sedan will see the Mondeo Energy plug-in hybrid launched there early next year, followed by an ...

Weird Bikes Done Right

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I'm on record as pretty unimpressed by most of the hubless and minimal frame and clunky carbon fiber and 3d printed and "modular" bike ideas you design nerds come up ...

CHAdeMO Standard Revised To Increase Maximum Current To 400 Ampere

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9 hours ago by Mark Kane The CHAdeMO Association demonstrated at Ise City in Japan’s Mie prefecture, its new High Power Charging technology that will be available through the revised ...
 

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