“City of Solutions”: Hamburg prepares for the 2021 ITS World Congress

An interview with Harry Evers, Managing Director of ITS Deutschland and the newly established ITS Hamburg 2021 GmbH Hamburg, the “City of Solutions”, moves forward to play a leading role in the implementation of intelligent mobility services for its citizens. Richard Lemloh, from the press office of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Transport and Innovation (BWVI), has spoken to Harry Evers to learn more about this smart city, its vision for mobility and the importance of hosting the ITS World Congress in 2021. Listen to a summary of the interview here:   Q: What does it mean for Hamburg to...


ERTICO partners with IoT Eurasia

Dubbed as the “New Silk Road”, EurAsia as a region provides a wealth of opportunity, with increasing growth industries such as manufacturing, transportation and energy. With the opportunity from the Internet of Things now realised, enterprises, industry and governments are all looking to capitalise on the latest in connected technology. ERTICO – ITS Europe is proud to be partnering with IoT Eurasia 2018, bringing those at the forefront of this global phenomenon to Istanbul to uncover the potential across the emerging markets of Europe, the Middle East and Asia; with real-life case studies from the likes of GE Power, Google, Mercedes-Benz, MTS Russia, Sanofi… Key topics to be...


Renault joins forces for car-sharing business opportunity in China

Renault signed a memorandum of understanding with Nissan and Mitsubishi with DiDi Chuxing (‘DiDi’), the leading Chinese mobile transportation platform, to explore future business cooperation in China. This underlines the commitment to new mobility services at the Alliance, including the launch of robo-vehicle ride-hailing services, as part of the Alliance 2022 strategic midterm plan launched last year by Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi. Ogi Redzic, senior vice president of Connected Vehicles and Mobility Services for Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, said: “The potential business and technology opportunities that we will explore with DiDi are quite promising. This cooperation fits with the...


EU commits to sustainable urban development

The World Urban Forum in Malaysia held this February provided the background for the European Commission to review the existing situation on the achievements of the Commission’s commitments to reach global targets in sustainable urban development. Presented in 2016, the Commission’s three commitments focused on the following points: Deliver an Urban Agenda for the EU Develop a global definition of cities Foster cooperation between cities The overall aim is to control the effects of rapid urbanisation and provide cities and urban stakeholders with an efficient set of guidelines, policies, good practices and projects to be replicated across the EU and in the world. So far, 3 action plans out...

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