IoT in Transportation

IoT in Transportation

Uber closing self-driving truck division, refocusing on cars

Uber is pulling down the shutters on its self-driving trucks unit, a programme rooted in the $680 million acquisition of San Francisco-based Otto in 2016. The company has...

UK announces £20 million competition for low-carbon transport projects

NEWSBYTE The UK government has announced a new £20 million commitment to invest in low-carbon vehicle development, low-emission engines, and new energy storage systems. The Advanced...

Ford debuts $4bn driverless division – Uber & Waymo motoring on

Internet of Business says It's been a big week in the race to develop autonomous vehicles. Waymo, Ford, and Uber have all made positive announcements...

Stagecoach trials UK’s first autonomous bus

Stagecoach, the UK transport operator, has partnered with bus manufacturer Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) and Fusion Processing to develop a single-deck autonomous bus. Fusion Processing...

British Army testing autonomous vehicles to supply frontline troops

Drones and other unmanned systems are to be tested on Salisbury Plain by the British military, to tackle the costly and often dangerous task...

Half of 25-34 year-olds want to own an electric vehicle

Despite persistent concerns about charge-point availability, range, and charging times, many young people are eager to own an electric vehicle (EV), according to a...

Daimler, Bosch, Nvidia partner on driverless taxis, BMW heads east

German auto giant Daimler AG and auto supplier Bosch have announced a partnership to deploy self-driving taxis in California’s Silicon Valley region next year,...

Tesla signs agreement for China Gigafactory, doubling output

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has signed a preliminary agreement with the Shanghai government to build a Tesla factory in China. The new facility will...

Tesla, GM hit by China trade war, Daimler tests in Beijing

As Tesla, GM, and other automakers wake up to the implications of a global trade war, Daimler is partnering with Baidu and testing autonomous...

Uber’s Grab merger may be undone, threatening new Middle East deal

Chris Middleton reports on how a ruling in Southeast Asia today could damage Uber's prospects of a new Middle East deal. Uber may have grabbed...

One third of city journeys will be autonomous, says WEF

Autonomous and on-demand transport will form one-third of all urban journeys, according to a new World Economic Forum report, and reduce the need for...

US-China trade war could hit transport, smart home sectors Friday

Friday's likely escalation of the US-China trade dispute into a full-scale financial war will damage the US tech, IoT, and connected transport sectors, says...