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Busworld Academy is looking for speakers at the Busworld Latin America exhibition in December 2017
Since the Busworld Academy congress was a huge success in the previous edition, it will be organised for a second time during the Busworld Latin America 2017 exhibition in Medellin, Colombia.
To attract speakers with fresh, innovative, cutting edge ideas, concepts, case studies and best practices, a 'Call for papers' is open until the 15th of May 2017.
UITP MONTREAL SUMMIT TO FOCUS ON DIGITALIZATION
Two trends that are promising to transform the world of urban mobility, mobility as a service and digitalization, will be under the spotlight at the upcoming UITP Global Public Transport Summit May 15 to 17 in Montréal. The Global Public Transport Summit, organized by UITP (the International Association of Public Transport), will focus in total on seven key trends and themes affecting urban mobility, under the slogan “Lead the TRANSITion,” reflecting the rapid changes underway in urban mobility.Read article
ON THE ROAD TO SOLAR FUELS
In a new paper in the journal Nature Materials (in an edition focused on materials for sustainable energy), a team from Stanford University and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory has reviewed milestones in the progress of solid-state photoelectrocatalytic technologies toward delivering solar fuels and chemistry.Read article
DRIVERLESS PLATOONS COULD SAVE TIME AND FUEL
Engineers of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have studied a simple vehicle-platooning scenario and determined the best ways to deploy vehicles in order to save fuel and minimize delays. Their analysis shows that relatively simple, straightforward schedules may be the optimal approach for saving fuel and minimizing delays for autonomous vehicle fleets. The findings may also apply to conventional long-distance trucking and even ride-sharing services.Read article
‘BUSWORLD ACADEMY & IRU CONGRESS’ AT BUSWORLD TURKEY: "TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE BUS & COACH FUTURE"
During the exhibition, Busworld Academy, Busworld’s worldwide knowledge platform of the bus and coach industry, together with its partner the IRU (International Road Transport Union), are hosting the ‘Busworld Academy & IRU Congress’. This will take place on Thursday 14 April and Friday 15 April 2016 on the Busworld Turkey premises.Read article