Toyota and SoftBank in partnership to establish joint venture for new mobility services

Toyota Motor Corporation and SoftBank Corporation have agreed to form a strategic partnership to facilitate the creation of new mobility services, and plan to establish a joint venture company, Monet Technologies Corporation, before the end of the 2018 fiscal year (April 2019).

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Data driven cities unlock the congestion conundrum

If there’s one thing you can’t escape, it’s congestion. Hours upon hours of waiting in endless queues, seems the standard for commuters in most in major cities. According to INRIX 2017 Global Traffic Scorecard, in Los Angeles,

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Rise of the smart city will come with the car’s death

Some people like change, some people don’t like change, and when it comes to building anything most fear the cars that come with it. Antony Savvas considers whether his local paper will ever be free of parking fears, let alone full of brave new world attitudes to smart cities.

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Global revenue generated by ride-hailing services is expected to reach nearly $1.2 tn in 2026

A new report from Navigant Research examines the global market for mobility as a service (MaaS) solutions, including carsharing, ride-hailing, micro transit, automated mobility, and peer-to-peer (P2P) rental services.

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Saving cities US$5 trillion with smart, sharing technologies

The rate of global urbanisation is growing exponentially. But while living in cities offers both social and economic opportunities, the rising costs of living are threatening to increase social inequality, slow down economic growth, and increase levels of crime.

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Smart grids to save city dwellers $14bn in energy costs by 2022, says Juniper Research

New data from Juniper Research has found that the development of smart grids linked to smart cities will result in citizens saving $14 billion (€11.67 billion) per annum in energy bills by 2022. This is up from the $3.4 billion (€2.83 billion) saving estimated for 2017, resulting from smart metre rollouts, energy-saving policies and sensing

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Finland creates MaaS ecosystem for traffic, testing starts in the UK this month

Finland has created the world’s first Mobility as a Service (MaaS) ecosystem for traffic, which will now be trialled also in the UK starting this month.

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Digital transformation of the automotive industry will pave the way to new revenue streams, says Frost

Frost & Sullivan’s ‘Intelligent Mobility’ event to discuss new growth opportunities as digital mobility services are expected to generate US$2 trillion globally by 2025

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New strategic partnership agreement signed by CyanConnode with Ireland’s Enzen

CyanConnode, a provider in narrowband RF mesh networks for Omni Internet of Things communications, has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Enzen Global Ltd.

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