A bus containing 25 young, Italian entrepreneurs will arrive in Cologne, Germany, later today after a 72 hour journey from Italy. Sponsored by Ford Italy, StartupBus 2015 is an “adventure” in which 25 young people are divided into five teams and set the task of building and launching their own business. What made the challenge […]
As a partner for digitization, Deutsche Telekom is presenting its connected car solutions at the IAA (International Motor Show) from September 17 to 27. The IAA in Frankfurt focuses on the mobility of the future. For the first time, the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) will invite you to the New Mobility World. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Finland-based startup PiggyBaggy/CoReorient selected as a finalist for South by South West’s SXSW Eco Startup Competition
CoReorient, the company behind the PiggyBaggy crowdsourced delivery service, has been selected as a finalist in the SXSW Eco Startup competition taking place on October 5-7, 2015 in Austin, TX. The world-famous South by Southwest events have been organized since 1987. For example, the social media service Twitter has initially been launched at SXSW. South […]
“The Cloud solves problems that have confounded carmakers for years,” says Dominique Bonte, VP at market intelligence consultancy ABI Research. “Everyone in the automotive industry is either talking about or demonstrating Cloud products.” He and his colleague, James Hodgson, cover cars, location and the Internet of Things at the company, and are the co-authors of […]
Transport for London (TfL) has awarded global transportation systems provider Thalys a £760 million (€1.04 billion) contract to upgrade four of London’s metro lines.
Thalys will deliver the vital modernisation of the signaling and train control systems for the Circle, District, and Metropolitan and Hammersmith & City lines – 40 per cent of the total network.
An innovative system for managing parking spaces has been installed in a shopping centre in the Bavarian town of Passau.
The wireless magnetic indoor and outdoor field sensors, designed by German traffic system manufacturer MSR-Traffic, count incoming and outgoing vehicles in both directions and can detect those going in the wrong direction.
The new technology provides a low-cost and effective alternative to inductive loops and camera-based systems traditionally installed to manage parking facilities.