Published on 20.04.2015
Next week, the sixth edition of Busworld India will open its doors at the Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre in Mumbai. It will be held from 28 to 30 April and is being organised by Busworld and its local partner in India, Inter Ads. Year after year, the number of exhibitors and visitors has been growing. In 2013, 93% of the exhibitors stated they would like to exhibit again in the next Busworld India. The 2015 edition will be confirming this positive trend.
Published on 02.04.2015
The global transit industry is seeing historic levels of investment. In the United States, emphasis is on the development and implementation of the latest-generation technologies, including automated fare collection (AFC) systems to passengers. With cities across the US focusing on transit-oriented development to support door-to-door integrated mobility, AFC systems have huge growth potential.
Published on 28.03.2015
Increasing urbanization is putting unprecedented pressure on city mayors to constantly balance the challenge of resource constraints against environmental sustainability concerns. Gartner, Inc., an American research organisation, estimates in a recent report that 1.1 billion connected things will be used by smart cities in 2015, rising to 9.7 billion by 2020.
Published on 23.02.2015
Volvo Cars presents a unique, complete system solution that makes it possible to integrate self-driving cars into real traffic - with ordinary people in the driver's seat. As the Drive Me project enters its second year, Volvo Cars is moving rapidly towards the aim of placing 100 self-driving cars in the hands of customers on selected roads around Gothenburg by 2017. The key to making this unprecedented leap is a complex network of sensors, cloud-based positioning systems and intelligent braking and steering technologies.
Published on 18.02.2015
Volvo Cars, the Swedish Transport Administration and the Norwegian Public Roads Administration are working together on a project to enable cars to share information about conditions that relate to road friction (such as icy patches). The information will be shared through a cloud-based network – a revolutionary approach to improving traffic safety. And with the test fleet now expanding from about 50 cars to 1000, the project is moving rapidly towards its goal of making the technology available to customers within a few years’ time.