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Melbourne, Australia Joins Dallas and Los Angeles as a First Trial City for Uber Air

Melbourne, Australia Joins Dallas and Los Angeles as a First Trial City for Uber Air mobility

Aerial ridesharing service expected to enter field trials in late 2020 or early 2021, with potential commercial launch in 2023. June 11, 2019 04:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Government of Victoria, Australia, today welcomed the announcement that its capital city, Melbourne, will join Dallas and Los Angeles as a first trial city for Uber Air, a transformational aerial

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Navya to Produce Self-driving Electric Shuttles in Australia

Navya to Produce Self-driving Electric Shuttle Buses in Australia Asia Pacific urban mobility cities autonomous vehicle

Expanding Reach to Asia Pacific The French government has agreed to manufacture Navya’s driverless shuttle buses in South Australia, according to Industry Update. While the details are still unclear, including the exact manufacturing supply line and how many jobs will be created, SA Premier Jay Weatherill was able to confirm that the Government had “agreed on plans” to establish the company’s

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RAC-Navya Partnership Takes Driverless Vehicles to Oz, NZ & Southeast Asia

RAC Royal Automobile Club Australia Navya Arma Partnership Driverless Vehicles to Australia New Zealand Southeast Asia ASEAN

RAC has expanded its partnership with the French-based designer and manufacturer of its RAC Intellibus™, NAVYA, to help facilitate further deployments of autonomous vehicle technology in Australia and overseas. RAC Group CEO, Terry Agnew, said the partnership will deliver expertise and knowledge of autonomous vehicle systems and technology to help establish further trials, and will also increase opportunities for further

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EZ10 Self-Driving Shuttle Starts Operation at Darwin Waterfront

The Northern Territory Government announced late last year that Darwin will be the first fully operational transportation trial site in Australia for an autonomous aka self-driving passenger vehicle. EasyMile, an autonomous vehicle startup based in France has deployed Australia’s first EasyMile  EZ10 Self-driving Electric Shuttle at the Darwin Waterfront commenced on the 15 February 2017. The self-driving shuttle trial run operates on a

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Sydney Urbanites Leads in Car-Sharing

Sydney is one of the world’s most car-sharing friendly cities, according to a new report that suggests up to 10,000 fewer cars are being driven within the CBD bounds with those cars replaced by less than a thousand car-sharing vehicles. Sydney leads transport hubs like Boston and San Francisco in the rollout and effectiveness of car-sharing, according to a new

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Over 11,000 Visitors Participated in the 23rd ITS World Congress

11,496 Visitors. 73 Countries. ITS World Congress wraps up what’s now recognised as Victoria’s largest non-medical event. Melbourne, Friday 14 October: After five days of technical tours, demonstrations, exhibitions, plenary sessions and executive forums, the 23rd World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems has come to a close today marking the second largest international association conference ever to be held in

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EasyMile Demonstrates Self Driving Shuttle at ITS World Congress 2016

EasyMile exhibited at the 23rd ITS World Congress in Melbourne, Australia, during the 10th to 14th October 2016. The EZ10 was also demonstrated at Albert Park, about 4.3 km away from the congress venue. The ITS World Congress is the world’s largest event in intelligent transport systems and services with over 7,000 visitors coming from all over the world with

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Australia Post to Start Trial on Electric Delivery Vehicle

The new electric delivery vehicle has 3 times the parcel carrying capacity of current motorbikes used by Australia Post and can hold up to 100 small parcels and 1,200 letters at a time. According to the Managing Director of Australia Post, Ahmed Fahour it will be introduced in major cities from early next year. Mr Fahour said the boom in online shopping had transformed

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Uber Partners Public Transport App

Aligning ridesharing with public transport systems is one of the smartest ways to help people move around the city without the need for costly infrastructure developments or owning a personal vehicle Uber has today announced that it will partner with the public transport app TripGo, allowing users to seamlessly travel on public transport with Uber acting as a way to get to or from

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