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Volvo Ocean Race Signals the Start for Electric Articulated Buses in Gothenburg

Volvo Ocean Race Signals the Start for Electric Articulated Buses in Gothenburg sustainable urban mobility public transport

GOTHENBURG, Sweden, June 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — When Gothenburg, Sweden, welcomes the Volvo Ocean Race on June 14–21, the city will also welcome two concept all-electric articulated Volvo buses which will carry visitors between downtown Nordstan and the event venue in Frihamnen. From June 25 the new buses, which can carry 135 passengers, will be tested on part of public

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moovel launches FareShare, a new transit benefits system

moovel launches FareShare, a new transit benefits system public transport urban mobility

Designed as a simple way for riders to access transit benefits and reduced fares on mobile devices JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — To help transit agencies, employers and universities increase ridership and streamline ticketing, moovel announced Monday the launch of FareShare, a new system that will allow riders to access transit benefits, reduced fares and discounted tickets from their

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Malaysian Public Transportation at the Forefront of Transformation

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KUALA LUMPUR, 6 MARCH 2018: The expansion of the Land Public Transport network both in Greater Kuala Lumpur/Klang Valley and across Malaysia is on track and continues to make positive impact for Malaysians. Overall average daily ridership of public transport in Greater Kuala Lumput (Klang Valley) (combination of rail and bus) rose from 1,162,717 trips in 2016 to 1,206,111 in

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Moovit Raises $50 Million to Expand Global Urban Mobility Operating System

Moovit Raises $50 Million to Expand Global Urban Mobility Operating System as a service app

February 21, 2018 07:30 AM Eastern Standard Time TEL AVIV & SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Moovit App Global Ltd. (“Moovit”), a leader in urban mobility and the developer of the world’s #1 transit app, today announced it has closed a $50 million Series D round led by Intel Capital. All Moovit’s earlier investors participated, including Sequoia, BMW iVentures, NGP, Ashton Kutcher’s Sound

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moovel Partners with Caltrain to Launch Mobile Ticketing Platform

moovel Partners with Caltrain to Launch Mobile Ticketing Platform transit urban rail mobility

Caltrain Mobile, powered by moovel, gives Bay Area commuters the opportunity to purchase fares anytime anywhere on their smartphones PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — moovel North America, the leading provider of public transit mobile ticketing and fare validation solutions, today announced the launch of Caltrain Mobile, a mobile application designed to provide a more convenient and accessible ticketing

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EVAP to Provide EV Solutions to DOTr Jeepney Modernization Program

EVAP to Provide EV Solutions to DOTr Jeepney Modernization Program electric jeepney sustainable urban mobility

The Modern Jeepney powertrain will be equipped with either a new Euro 4 Compliant engine or an Electric Motor. The Filipino’s dream to have an eco-friendly transport is still alive. The Public Utility Vehicle (PUV) Modernization Program of the Department of Transportation mandates that the modern PUV must have either a brand new Euro 4 compliant diesel engine or an

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ofo and JJ Barea Foundation Partner to Support Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief Efforts

ofo and JJ Barea Foundation Partner to Support Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief Efforts donate 600 bicycles to provide personal mobility transportation

Donate 600 ofo bikes to address transportation and mobility challenges for those in need SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Jan. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — ofo, the world’s leading station-free bike-sharing company, and the JJ Barea Foundation, Dallas Mavericks player JJ Barea’s organization that offers economic assistance to non-profit entities in Puerto Rico, today announced a partnership in support of Hurricane Maria recovery

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Keolis To Operate First Navya Autonomous Taxis In North America

Keolis To Operate First Navya Autonomous driverless robo-Taxi In North America urban mobility

The Driverless Taxi AUTONOM CAB Builds on Global Success of the AUTONOM SHUTTLES to Create Sustainable Modern Mobility Solution for Congested Urban Centers LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Today, NAVYA introduced the AUTONOM CAB for the first time in North America with live demonstrations in the downtown Las Vegas Innovation District. As a valued partner, Keolis will be

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Dark Horses in the Autonomous Vehicles Race: China

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China, arguably the world’s largest economy, now officially has its first trial site for self-driving buses. Last month, the Shenzhen Bus Group — the public bus operator of Shenzhen city — began testing four self-driving buses on a 1.2km loop. South China Morning Post reported that the software and sensors for the buses are made by Haylion Technologies, a subsidiary

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Digital-based Mobility Players Officially Align With Public Transport

Digital-based Mobility Players Officially Align With Public Transport ride hailing e-hailing sharing urban mobility uber grab ola moovel Via

Recognised as public transportation options by UITP A month ago, global public transportation marked a critical milestone in the ongoing digital revolution: e-hailing and other new mobility players were officially recognised as public transportation options by the International Association of Public Transport (UITP). The association, on Dec 4, said it is setting up a new subsection called Digital Platforms to welcome

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