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September 15, 2015

New article from ITS Ukraine: Roads to Reform

The latest copy of ‘Smart Highways’ Magazine is now available and includes an article ‘On the road to reform‘ by ITS Ukraine’s Chairman, Ian Bearder. The full unedited article is available below. Ukraine: roads to reform Despite the ongoing conflict in Ukraine’s Eastern regions and Russian occupation of Crimea, the 2013/14 revolution in Ukraine kickstarted […]

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September 14, 2015

Draft 2016-17 EU funding programmes (including transport) now available

The European Commission has officially published it’s draft work programmes 2016-17 They are available here: https://ec.europa.eu/programmes/horizon2020/en/draft-work-programmes-2016-17 The documents are being made public just before the adoption process of the work programme to provide potential participants with the currently expected main lines of the work programme 2016-2017. They are not yet endorsed by the Commission and they do […]

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Nissan announces new longer range Leaf

Nissan has revealed the Leaf 30 kWh – an updated Nissan Leaf that gives drivers 155 miles of motoring range. The increased range has been made possible thanks to the introduction of a new 30kWh battery. The new battery is the highlight of an update package that Nissan hopes will see the new Leaf reinforce […]

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Updates to Ericsson Mobility Report published: rising mobile broadband subscriptions and data traffic reported

The latest update to the Ericsson Mobility Report reveals that mobile broadband subscriptions surpassed the 3 billion mark in Q2, 2015, and in that quarter, 55 percent growth in data traffic was recorded year-on-year. The updates outlined in the report focus on two particular areas: namely broadband subscriptions figures for the second quarter of this […]

International ITS News, News

INRIX warns drivers of potentially dangerous road conditions with INRIX Road Weather

Even with recent innovations in steering, traction and braking systems, drivers still regularly face dangerous weather-related road conditions. Today, INRIX announced INRIX Road Weather, which provides critical information on road conditions, including updated alerts every 15 minutes. Unlike traditional weather services, INRIX Road Weather provides information on the roads themselves, including type of precipitation, surface […]

International ITS News, News
August 31, 2015

Ficosa and Panasonic formalize their alliance with the visit of Panasonic Corporation President Kazuhiro Tsuga to Viladecavalls

Kazuhiro Tsuga , president of Panasonic Corporation, accompanied by the president of Ficosa, José Maria Pujol, and the CEO, Javier Pujol, have formalized the capital and business alliance, signed on June 30th  this year, with a visit that took place this morning at Ficosa facilities in Viladecavalls (Barcelona). During the day, the delegations have made […]

International ITS News, News
August 27, 2015

Ford Driving Skills for Life Raises Road Safety Awareness Among Young Drivers

Ford Motor Company continued its global Driving Skills for Life (DSFL) campaign in Malaysia, kicking off a series of workshops aimed at raising awareness for safe driving techniques with a session at Taylor’s University Lakeside Campus. Ford’s half-day DSFL workshops—provided free-of-charge—emphasize the importance of safe driving skills for motorists in Malaysia. “Driving Skills for Life […]

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