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New e-scooters arrive in Auckland after death of Lime, Wave
Neuron Mobility is one of four e-scooter companies with a licence to deploy across Auckland, bringing 880 bright orange scooters to the streets.
Five ways the UK plans to embrace a driverless future
The UK plans to have self-driving vehicles up and running on roads by 2030. In the 11 years leading up to that goal, there’s a careful approach to the rollout.
Newcastle smart city initiatives win two IDC awards
The City of Newcastle won awards for two of the 14 categories in the IDC Smart City Asia Pacific Awards 2019.
NZ owned e-scooter service rolls into Wellington
Following a growing global trend, New Zealand-owned electric scooter share company Flamingo is launching in the capital June 18.
Seven Aussie projects shortlisted in IDC's Smart Cities Awards
The nominated projects include three from Newcastle alone and span smart water metering, solar farms, virtualization and transport.
Uber wants you to hail a speedboat in Mumbai
“Uber Boat will enable riders in Mumbai to request a speedboat at the tap of a button through the Uber app."
How taxis are advancing the IoT industry
The transportation industry shows how a technology like IoT can be applied, built on, and provide new opportunities with the data it collects.
Intelligent transport technology vital in Auckland Transport’s 10-year plan
"We're already seeing many improvements in real-time travel information which enable commuters and businesses to make informed transport choices.”
Transport in NSW: do easier 'tap ons' make for compromised security?
Commuters will now be able to 'tap on' with credit cards or digital wallets, but they might be opening themselves up to security threats in doing so.
Uber aims to ‘elevate’ its service with flying taxis
According to Uber vertical takeoff and landing aircraft will bring far-reaching changes to global cities.
Toyota’s bus of the future may deliver your pizza
“This announcement marks a major step towards sustainable mobility..."
Go Bus aims to bring savvy transport solution to NZ
Using a smartphone app and the efficiencies of ride sharing, Savy will provide on-demand and affordable transport...
The Kiwi software company helping NZTA build a $700m road
"We were thrilled for the call up. It was scoped, designed and built in time for the award of the contract to Northern Express Group (NX2).”
Commuters rejoice: Hamilton transport system gets a tech upgrade
Bus commuters in Hamilton may have noticed something a bit different at a few bus stops...