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India-based Logistics Gati Launches Electric Vehicle Fleet for Last Mile Deliveries

India-based Logistics Gati Launches Electric Vehicle Fleet for Last Mile Deliveries

HYDERABAD, India, May 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Financial Results GATI Ltd. (NSE: GATI) (BSE: 532345) India’s leader in Express Distribution and Supply Chain Solutions, declared its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended 31st March 2018. Gati registered a FY18 revenue of ₹ 18,136 mn, up 6.6% over last year. The consolidated net profit increased to ₹

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Vienna to host TRA 2018 Europe’s Largest Transport Research Conference

Vienna to host TRA 2018 Europe Largest Transport Research Conference Europe urban mobility

The TRA 2018 (Transport Research Arena) is Europe’s largest transport research conference, which is taking place from 16-19th April in Vienna. Around 3,000 experts from all over the world will come together at this time to discuss the latest developments in the areas of traffic, transport and mobility. The focus will be on the digitalisation and decarbonisation of the transport

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Embark, Frigidaire and Ryder Partner to Pilot Automated Driving Technology

Embark, Frigidaire and Ryder Partner to Pilot Autonomous Driving Technology urban mobility logistics delivery self driving

November 13, 2017 12:01 AM Eastern Standard Time  ONTARIO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Embark today announced a partnership with Frigidaire®, a leading household appliance brand, and Ryder System, Inc., a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, to pilot a series of automated driving technology tests. During the pilot, Frigidaire® refrigerators were successfully transported 650 miles at a time,

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Sky Hopper’s Autonomous Electric Flying Drone is Capable of Carrying 100kg Cargo

Sky Hopper UAV Electric Drone Capable of Carrying 100kg future urban logistic rural sustainable unmanned aerial electric vehicle

A group of entrepreneurial UK engineers has plans to build a mid-mass logistics drone for global markets. The system will be aimed initially at remote and isolated communities, but is planned to be fully capable of near urban operations in due course. The UAV system, called Sky Hopper®, is an electrically powered tri fan design to be constructed at Prestwick in the

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Use of Autonomous Vehicles and Drones Expected to Rise in Transportation Industry

Use of Autonomous Vehicles and Delivery Drones Expected to Rise in Transportation Industry

ABI Research Survey Finds 30% of Transportation Industry Respondents Plan to Use Robotics to Support e-Commerce Delivery Growth in the Next Year.   SCOTTSDALE, Arizona, /PRNewswire/ — In a recent B2B technology survey of 455 U.S.-based companies across nine verticals, ABI Research finds that 30% of transportation industry respondents plan to introduce robotics into their business operations within the next year, with another 22%

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UPS Commits to More Alternative Vehicles, Fuel and Renewable Power by 2025

UPS Commits to More Alternative Vehicles Fuel and Renewable Power by 2025 hybrid electric vehicle

Aggressive Sustainability Goals MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 27, 2017 /CNW/ – UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced aggressive new sustainability goals to add more alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles to its fleet while increasing its reliance on renewable energy sources. The goals, available in the company’s 2016 Corporate Sustainability Report, support UPS’s commitment to reduce its absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from global ground operations 12

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Hybrid Air Freighters Signs Letter of Intent to Purchase Lockheed Martin Hybrid Airships

Hybrid Air Freighters Signs Letter of Intent to Purchase Lockheed Martin Hybrid Airships Hybrid Enterprises LMH-1

PARIS, June 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Hybrid Air Freighters (HAF) signed a Letter of Intent to purchase up to 12 Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Hybrid Airships, at a total value of approximately $500 million. HAF is working with Hybrid Enterprises, the exclusive reseller of Lockheed Martin’s Hybrid Airships, to finalize the purchase agreement. With significant logistics and aviation experience, Paris-based HAF was established specifically to

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Alibaba Turns eWTP into Reality with Creation of First Overseas E-hub

Alibaba Turns eWTP into Reality with Creation of First Overseas E-hub in Malaysia

The e-hub as part of Malaysia’s Digital Free Trade Zone will be established via public-private partnership. Kuala Lumpur, March 22 2017 – Alibaba Group announced today the establishment of an e-hub under the Electronic World Trade Platform (eWTP) initiative together with the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), the country’s digital economy development agency, and other parties. This marks a key milestone

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DHL expands Green Urban Delivery with City Hub for Cargo Bicycles

Containerized trailer can act as mobile hub for up to two DHL Cubicycles Pilot projects launched by DHL Express in Utrecht, Netherlands and Frankfurt, Germany DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, is piloting a new City Hub concept that will enable increased use of cargo bicycles for inner-city deliveries. The City Hub is a customized trailer which

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