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Digital assistants

High investments in AI and ML to enhance automotive digital assistants

Digital assistants are rapidly emerging the primary input medium in human-machine interface (HMI), creating new opportunities for in-vehicle engagement services.
electric two-wheel

The market for electric two-wheel vehicles to double by 2030

The global market for electric two-wheel vehicles is expected to grow by 6.4% between 2019 and 2030
street lighting systems

Annual revenue for smart street lighting over $7 billion by 2028

The global market for smart street lighting systems will grow by 28.5% per annum between 2019 and 2028, according to Navigant Research.

ABB and Volvo partner on electric bus project in Gothenburg

ABB and Volvo are partnering to deploy electric vehicle charging infrastructure and some 157 electric buses in Gothenburg, Mölndal and Partille – Sweden.
solar geoengineering

How solar geoengineering could fight climate change and poverty

Solar geoengineering could help avoid the worst consequences of global warming and raise GDP in less affluent countries, according to a new study.
new york

New York invests an additional $2 billion to combat climate change

The New York state government has announced an additional $2 billion in energy efficiency and building electrification programmes.
video surveillance

Utility metering and video surveillance to dominate IoT smart city market

Smart utility metering and video surveillance will remain by far the largest smart city segment, with the number of connections representing 87% of the total number of smart city connections by 2026
energy storage systems

Italy’s first residential storage-enabled DR initiative launches

Enel has unveiled the first demand response programme enabled by residential energy storage systems in Italy.

GE wins EDF deal to power 375,000 Scottish homes

EDF and ESB have awarded to GE a contract for the design, supply, construction and commissioning of onshore and offshore wind substations for the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm in Scotland.
washington state

Washington state Senate vote in favour of national EV programme

In Washington State, the Senate has voted in favour of the national Zero Emissions Vehicle programme .

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