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11 Apr 2017

AUTONOMOUS BUSES FOR SINGAPORE

AUTONOMOUS BUSES FOR SINGAPORE The country’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) has signed a partnership agreement with ST Kinetics to develop and trial autonomous buses.ST Kinetics will develop and integrate the autonomous vehicle technologies on to two 40-seater electric buses that can be deployed to serve fixed and scheduled services for intra- and inter-town travel in the future.

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20 Mar 2017

ELECTRIC BUS WITH TOSHIBA WIRELESS CHARGER CUTS CO2 EMISSIONS

ELECTRIC BUS WITH TOSHIBA WIRELESS CHARGER CUTS CO2 EMISSIONS Toshiba Corporation has announced the results of field tests of electric buses charged with its wireless rapid rechargeable battery system. The tests, carried out with the cooperation of Waseda University, concluded that using the buses to replace standard diesel buses could cut CO2 emissions from daily operation by up to 60%1. The project was supported by the Ministry of the Environment's Low Carbon Technology Research and Development Program.

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