Ontario announced that it is supporting innovation in the transportation sector by launching the first automated vehicle (AV) pilot program in Canada, led by The University of Waterloo, the Erwin Hymer Group and BlackBerry QNX.
The WATCar Project at the University of Waterloo’s Centre for Automotive Research, which will monitor a Lincoln MKZ for performance and test it on-road at different levels of automation.Read more
Smart Mobility Corridor, Stretching from Dublin to East Liberty, to Become Ohio’s First “Smart Road”
DUBLIN, OH – Continuing to build its reputation as a world leader in smart mobility, including autonomous and connected vehicle research, Ohio is investing $15 million to install advanced highway technology along the Smart Mobility Corridor, a 35‑mile stretch of U.S. Route 33 in Central Ohio. Announcing the project today in Dublin, Gov. John R. Kasich said the state’s partnership with leading automotive research centers and local governments in the region will create an ideal proving ground to safely test innovative technologies that will change the way people and products are transported in Ohio and across the world.Read more
Self-driving and smart vehicles will be tested on south-east Queensland roads in the largest trial of the emerging technologies in Australia.
The State Government has chosen Ipswich, west of Brisbane, as the test site where 500 motorists will be recruited for the project.Read more
Machinery maker Hiwin Technologies Corp (上銀) and Siemens AG yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding, vowing to create a “smart” machinery industry.
Hiwin and Siemens are to work together to integrate machine tools and “smart” controllers in a bid to enhance the value chain of Taichung’s machine tool industry.Read more
Self-driving vehicles are hitting Ontario streets, after the province became the first in Canada to open a pilot project to test the automated vehicles on public roads.
Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca announced the program's first three participants Monday, saying they will be working with different levels of automation.Read more
TAIPEI: Bicycles that cost half the fare of a subway ride to rent. A 300-km cycling network and wider shared pavements. That’s how Taipei revolutionised its cycling culture in just eight years, cutting pollution and congestion in the city.
These days, the city is a fine representative of the “Bicycle Kingdom” – a moniker that Taiwan originally earned as the largest exporter of bikes in the world, but increasingly now, because of residents’ reliance on pedal power to get around.Read more
Today in Tokyo, Premier Kathleen Wynne met with leaders from across Ontario and Japan to announce new business agreements valued at $120 million that are expected to deliver 170 jobs in Ontario.
Ontario and Japanese businesses and institutions announced 15 new business agreements and partnerships, including:Read more
Like many, Dublin’s Tristan Stover, a Columbus State student who rides the bus to and from school every day, wants online access all the time.
That can be difficult for those who don’t pay extra for unlimited internet access on their smart phone or other devices and for those who ride public buses.Read more
With a population under 70,000, Moncton, New Brunswick was originally known for its wine and food festivals as a tourist destination, and its location just a few miles from the beaches. But geographic positioning smack in the center of Canada’s Maritime Provinces and close to the Northumberland Strait, made it a strategic center for Internet traffic across the Atlantic Ocean.Read more