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France Now Offering €200 State Subsidy For Electric Bicycles

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4 mentions14 hours ago
February 23rd, 2017 by James AyreThe government of France is now offering a state subsidy of €200 to buyers of certain electrically powered bicycles, according to recent reports. This state ...

Power to the Pedal: 2 New E-Bikes for Your Commute

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11 mentions3 days ago
Here’s the hottest gear for hitting the road, no matter the season. 1. Bell Pro Star Carbon Helmet | $1,300 All helmets protect your skull. This one protects your brain.

Troy Lee loves electric mountain bikes

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February 23, 2017 Betsy Welch Troy Lee, the charismatic CEO and founder of Troy Lee Designs (TLD), takes the cake for our favorite email signature: Peace and Wheelies. How could ...

Toyota and Renault to unveil new electric vehicle concepts at the Geneva Motor Show

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Automakers will be going to Geneva in the next two weeks for the 87th Geneva International Motor Show. A few of them have announced that they will bring new electric ...

For Smart Cities, What Comes First? The Budget or the Plan?

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Strained budgets may be holding back many municipalities whose leaders understand the benefits of smart city systems but lack the money to support them. Yet, a question is emerging that ...

Money, resources pouring in to Smart Columbus transportation program

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3 mentions18 hours ago
Turning Columbus into the epicenter of intelligent-transportation testing won’t come cheap. Columbus has gathered an additional $277 million in local matching resources for its Smart Columbus program since winning a ...

Exclusive: GM plans to build, test thousands of self-driving Bolts in 2018

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DETROIT General Motors Co plans to deploy thousands of self-driving electric cars in test fleets in partnership with ride-sharing affiliate Lyft Inc, beginning in 2018, two sources familiar with the ...

Los Angeles Maven To Get “More Than 100” Chevy Bolt EVs

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4 mentions5 days ago
February 19th, 2017 by James AyreWith Chevy Bolt EV production now occurring at a large scale, GM has seemingly begun allocating more and more of the production to end points ...

Nokia announces smart cities framework

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Nokia has developed a framework to enable the implementation of smart cities by governments, saying more emphasis needs to be put on developing an overarching strategy rather than small projects.

How smart cities are building the future

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Smart cities are coming. Municipal governments around the globe are employing big data and Internet-of-Things applications to improve many aspects of daily life. Major tech companies like IBM, Cisco and ...

Nissan Signs Margot Robbie As Its First Electric Vehicle Ambassador

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Actor Margot Robbie has been revealed as Nissan’s new electric vehicle ambassador by racing the carmaker’s radical all-electric BladeGlider sports car around the world-famous Monaco Grand Prix circuit, at midnight.

Predicting Homelessness: The Smarter Tech Behind Smart Cities

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4 mentions7 hours ago
Most of my time is spent helping companies – and certain business sectors as a whole – develop the operational analytics and digital strategies needed to leverage new markets and ...

GM will build and test thousands of self-driving Chevy Bolts in 2018

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DETROIT - General Motors Co plans to deploy thousands of self-driving electric cars in test fleets in partnership with ride-sharing affiliate Lyft Inc, beginning in 2018, two sources familiar with ...

Report: Six states propose new electric vehicle fees

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The Sierra Club says six states have proposed legislation this year that would add to the cost of owning an electric vehicle, worrying clean energy advocates who say owning emissions-free ...

Exclusive: GM plans to build, test thousands of self-driving Bolts in 2018

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DETROIT General Motors Co plans to deploy thousands of self-driving electric cars in test fleets in partnership with ride-sharing affiliate Lyft Inc, beginning in 2018, two sources familiar with the ...

Fully-enclosed IRIS eTrike is an electric assist velomobile with a 50-mile range

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What looks like a cross between a bike helmet and a high-heeled shoe could help usher in another wave of personal electric assisted vehicles. Grant Sinclair, who is the nephew ...

These Places Lost the Smart Cities Challenge. But They Say They Ended Up Ahead.

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Even though Denver and Austin came up just short in the federal technology competition, both are moving forward with their ideas. Neither Austin or Denver won last year’s federal Smart ...

Norway Expands Its Role as the World’s Electric Vehicle Leader

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6 mentions4 days ago
Although battery range is improving and designs are more appealing, electric vehicles still face a long road ahead in order to gain drivers’ acceptance. The 30-month-long slump in petroleum prices ...

Smart Cities Solving Parking and Driving Challenges

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3 mentions13 hours ago
Smart cities and cars are getting even smarter as technological disruption continues to shake up the transportation industry. By 2021, more than 380 million connected cars are expected to be ...

Securing smart cities requires collaboration

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8 mentions2 days ago
In order to secure a city, you need insight into what technologies each department is using but doing so requires getting everyone on the same page and asking for help ...

GM is deploying over 100 electric Chevy Bolts for its car-sharing service in LA

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8 mentions17 hours ago
Maven, General Motors’ year-old car-sharing service, is adding over 100 all-electric Chevy Bolts to its fleet in Los Angeles, the company announced today. It’s not a surprise, because according to ...

Hong Kong cancels electric vehicle incentives that made it a leading EV market dominated by Tesla

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk has described Hong Kong as a “beacon city for electric vehicles” due to its fast growth in EV adoption, which Tesla is a big part of ...

National Engineers Week 2017: Enabling the Evolution of Smart Cities and Smart Utilities

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For centuries, engineers have played a foundational role in the design and deployment of the vital infrastructure systems that drive our cities and communities. But today, the work of these ...

Securing smart cities: Moving from the Internet of Things to the Internet FOR Things

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As states and cities rush to get a grip on securing what could be 50 billion connected devices over the next few years, Illinois' top tech official said government needs ...

Five of the top global smart cities really are the brightest

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13 mentions3 days ago
A telltale clue that you’re in a smart city is prominent LED lighting infrastructure, and five of the smartest global cities are absolutely festooned with futuristic lampposts. Lux Review highlighted ...

Hyundai Motor enters electric car-sharing market

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3 mentions2 days ago
Hyundai Motor is rolling out a car-sharing service alongside Hyundai Capital, with the launch planned for this April, the firm said Tuesday.The first models to be offered will be electric ...

City of Bikes

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2 mentions2 days ago
Find out why Loading... Loading... Rating is available when the video has been rented. This feature is not available right now. Please try again later. Published on Mar 11, 2016An ...

“Smart Cities,” Surveillance, and New Streetlights in San Jose

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The San Jose City Council is considering a proposal to install over 39,000 “smart streetlights.” A pilot program is already underway. These smart streetlights are not themselves a surveillance technology.

In China, low-speed electric vehicles are driving high-speed urbanisation

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As nations around the world struggle to halt the Earth’s rising temperature, China has made the transition to low-carbon transport a priority. As part of the effort to develop low-emission ...

SAPVoice: Why IoT Tech Will Help Smart Cities Make Better Decisions

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Advancements in analytics and artificial intelligence have allowed cities to become more efficient and autonomous than ever. As a result, the concept of a Smart City has transformed from simple ...

All-Electric Chevrolet Bolt Joins General Motors’ Car-Sharing Fleet

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Thirteen months after its inception, Maven, the car-sharing brand launched by General Motors, has added a vehicle to its lineup that could soon become the centerpiece of its operations: the ...

IoT and smart cities: meeting sustainable development goals

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Many cities around the world are already overcrowded, leading to transport and traffic congestion, and a strain on resources such as water, energy, and safe housing. This is a key ...

New measures set out autonomous vehicle insurance and electric vehicle infrastructure

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Self-driving car insurance and electric vehicle charge point measures introduced in Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill. New insurance rules for self-driving cars and measures to improve provision of electric vehicle ...

GM reportedly plans to build and test thousands of self-driving Bolts in 2018

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7 mentions4 days ago
(Reuters) — General Motors plans to deploy thousands of self-driving electric cars in test fleets in partnership with ride-sharing affiliate Lyft Inc, beginning in 2018, two sources familiar with the ...

Smart cities need more industry partnerships, less gadget worship

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While a dizzying array of connected gadgetry is vying for room on city leaders’ wish lists, industry experts advise less focus on the technology itself and more on industry partnerships ...

GM Is Going to Deploy Thousands of Self-Driving Chevy Bolts by 2018

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TechHow This Entrepreneur Convinced Investors That Luggage Can Be SexyHBOWatch the New Trailer for ‘Silicon Valley’ Season 4AdvertisingYouTube Will Stop Playing 30-Second Ads You Can’t SkipBusinessperson of the YearHere’s the ...

GM Is About to Flood Its Car-Sharing Service With the All-Electric Chevy Bolt EV

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georgiaThousands Protest in Georgia to Back Opposition TV StationPlayers TribuneDerek Jeter Swings for Video Hits With the Players’ TribuneFordFord Sees Big Russia Gamble Vindicated as Sales Finally Turn CornerDonald Trump‘That’s ...

Hanna Yanchuk: “In developing countries, the growth of the EV market is coming from the people, from the civil society.”

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5 mentions7 days ago
February 16th, 2017 by The BeamThe Beam interview series, edition 24: Hanna Yanchuk CleanTechnica keeps on publishing some of The Beam interviews twice a week. The Beam magazine takes a ...

General Motors' car sharing service Maven rolls out in Waterloo

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General Motors has long been vocal about its intention to get a head start on the mobility revolution. In a new development, the auto giant recently announced Waterloo will be ...

Exclusive: GM plans to build, test thousands of self-driving Bolts in 2018

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Fri Feb 17, 2017 | 3:02 PM EST DETROIT General Motors Co plans to deploy thousands of self-driving electric cars in test fleets in partnership with ride-sharing affiliate Lyft Inc,

Smart cities get connectivity guidance from Connected City Blueprint

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A new strategic document backed by the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) aims to help smart cities structure their connectivity plans. As reported by Smart Cities World, the first “Connected City ...

Adaptive artificial intelligence must for smart cities

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HYDERABAD: For India's smart city initiative to succeed there is a need to build artificial intelligence (AI) systems that are adaptive in nature. This was the theme set at the ...

Driving digital transformation in smart cities

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14 mentions2 days ago
As the internet of things continues to take shape, harnessing connected technologies and attendant data insight to improve the functions of towns and cities has emerged as a stand out ...

Michigan utility withdraws plans for electric vehicle charging network

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4 mentions5 days ago
A Michigan utility has withdrawn its plans for a $15 million statewide electric vehicle infrastructure network following concerns raised over the past several months by state officials, clean energy advocates ...

Smart Investments to Create Smart Cities

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3 mentions2 days ago
As I speak with customers around the world, our conversations often turn to the rise of technology companies. Not your traditional Google, Apple, IBM, and even SAP-type technology companies, but ...

The colour-changing hair dye and other tech news

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BBC Click's Dan Simmons looks at some of the best of the week's technology news, including the hair dye which changes colour depending on the temperature. Plus, a successor to ...

GM plans to build, test thousands of self-driving Bolts in 2018, report says

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DETROIT -- General Motors plans to deploy thousands of self-driving electric cars in test fleets in partnership with ride-sharing affiliate Lyft Inc, beginning in 2018, two sources familiar with the ...

A Billion for Bikes

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It is time for bold action now to enable every person, including older adults and children, in BC to cycle or walk for their everyday trips. Investing $1 billion over ...

GM's Maven car-sharing adds Chevy Bolt EV electric cars (in LA)

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With the 238-mile Chevy Bolt EV electric car now in its third month of sales and rolling out to additional states every month, the industry is focused on its sales ...

McKinsey: Smart technology could deliver peak oil, coal and iron ore before 2035

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New report suggests rapid advances in data analytics and artificial intelligence could dramatically reshape energy and industrial sectors and save global economy up to $1.6tr Rapid advances in smart technology ...
 

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