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Alibaba-backed AutoNavi Announces Brand Upgrade in Effort to Provide More Daily Life-Related Services

Alibaba-backed AutoNavi on Thursday held a brand upgrade conference in Beijing, launching a brand-new slogan “AutoNavi covers everything you need”. Yu Yongfu, chairman of AutoNavi, said, “In...

Still waiting at an intersection? Banning certain left turns helps traffic flow

Penn State When traffic is clogged at a downtown intersection, there may be a way to reduce some of the congestion: Eliminate a few left...

Cramming cities full of electric vehicles means we’re still depending on cars — and that’s a huge problem

Kurt Iveson, University of Sydney This week, the NSW government announced almost A$500 million towards boosting the uptake of electric vehicles. In its new electric...

Sick of dangerous city traffic? Remove left turns

Vikash V. Gayah, Penn State To reduce travel times, fuel consumption and carbon emissions, in 2004, UPS changed delivery routes to minimize the left-hand turns...

On the road to smart cities: Where smart vehicles stand and where they’re going

Researchers explore the past, present, and future of smart vehicles and what their integration with smart cities would take Chinese Association of Automation Central to any...

Farewell the utopian city. To cope with climate change we must learn from how nature adapts

Mohammed Makki, University of Technology Sydney “Among all species, it is perhaps only humans who create habitats that are not fit to live in.” –...

All your transport options in one place: why mobility as a service needs a proper platform

S. Travis Waller, UNSW and Kasun Wijayaratna, University of Technology Sydney Uber, Ola, Car Next Door, GoGet, Urbi and Shareabike have transformed the mobility experience...

Polluting SUVs will be on roads for the next two decades – what should we do with them?

Tom Stacey, Anglia Ruskin University The biggest source of air pollution in UK cities is traffic, and in a new report, researchers discovered that a...

Study finds ridesharing intensifies urban road congestion

The study conducted across the United States revealed ridesharing intensity of road congestion increased by almost 1% while the duration of congestion rose by...

Roadside barrier design to mitigate air pollution

The curved barriers deflect pollution away from pedestrians and back onto the road Taylor & Francis Group A unique curved barrier has been designed by researchers...

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