Tag: software

Travel & Public Transit

Uber will acquire public transportation software company Routematch

July 16, 2020

Via: The Verge

Uber announced that it will acquire Routematch, an Atlanta-based company that develops software for public transportation agencies. The news comes amid the ride-hail company’s broader push into public transit. Uber didn’t disclose the terms of the deal. Routematch, which was […]


Volkswagen’s E-Car Rollout Slips on Software

June 17, 2020

Via: IEEE Spectrum

Today Volkswagen’s European customers will be able to make binding preorders for one of the 30,000 limited 1st Edition ID.3 fully-electric compact cars. It’s the first fruit of the company’s EUR 60 billion strategy to become the world’s dominant manufacturer […]

Travel & Public Transit

Calif.’s Tri Delta Transit saves 40% on electric bus charging energy costs

April 21, 2020

Via: Metro Magazine

Supporting California’s goal to transition all public transit agencies to 100% zero-emission bus fleets by 2040, AMPLY Power is managing the charging of electric buses for Calif.’s Eastern Contra Costa Transit Authority, operating under the name Tri Delta Transit. AMPLY […]


Airbus, Port of Le Havre Join Forces to Offer Port Operations Solution

October 25, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

The solution will be based on the Airbus Vessel Traffic Services product family Styris and Port of Le Havre’s S-WiNG, a digital service for port management. In addition, Airbus has joined Union Maritime et Portuarie (UMEP), HAROPA – Port du […]

Impact & Regulations

RoadBotics’ AI Could Change the Way Cities Maintain Roads

January 21, 2019

Via: IEEE Spectrum

‘Tis the season for potholes. When temperatures drop, the expansion and contraction of water that seeps into cracks in asphalt can create giant tire-chompers. But these problem spots are too often the final result of damage that has been brewing […]


Self-Driving Cars and the Agony of Knowing What Matters

May 29, 2018

Via: Wired

In medicine, false positives are expensive, scary, and even painful. Yes, the doctor eventually tells you that the follow-up biopsy after that bloop on the mammogram puts you in the clear. But the intervening weeks are excruciating. A false negative […]


Toyota Adds $2.8 Billion to Software Push for Self-Driving Cars

March 5, 2018

Via: Transport Topics

Toyota Motor Corp. plans to spend $2.8 billion to make sure its system for writing the software for self-driving cars will be just as efficient as the factories that build them. The company needs faster and more reliable methods for […]

Impact & Regulations, Shipping

Software Developed to Restrict Air Pollution from Ships

May 5, 2017

Via: World Maritime News

A researcher from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) has developed in cooperation with MAN Diesel & Turbo a new software which limits emissions of NOx particles and black smoke from vessels, the university said. The invention is expected to […]

Impact & Regulations

Vulnerabilities found in cars connected to smartphones

September 2, 2016

Via: ScienceDaily

Many of today’s automobiles leave the factory with secret passengers: prototype software features that are disabled but that can be unlocked by clever drivers. In what is believed to be the first comprehensive security analysis of its kind, Damon McCoy, […]