Nissan has unveiled its new electric car at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week.
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South Korean car manufacturer Hyundai is globally renowned for its pioneering vision and championing of new technologies, and at CES 2019, it reinforced that viewpoint with an incredible new vehicle.
The Japanese city of Fukuoka is set to deploy autonomous pods that will transport its passengers across the Hakozaki area, for free, towards the end of next year.
Finnish telecommunications company Nokia has announced that it is collaborating with the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) in an effort to aid the country’s first responders in areas struck by natural disasters.
Cubic Transportation Systems’ (CTS) contactless payment system has expanded to Sydney’s train network. Heralded as a “game-changer for transport”, it will give commuters a wider choice to pay for ticketing including credit cards, smart watches, wearables and other electronic devices.
Transport for New South Wales’ plans to roll out the new contactless payment system follows its success on ferries and light rail. In 2017, the Manly Ferry was the first to receive the open payment system in a trial started by the project. As of March this year, more than 235,000 trips have been taken using the contactless payment technology.
“Expanding contactless in Sydney is a game-changer for transport and represents one of the biggest advancements in ticketing technology in years,” said Tom Walker, senior vice president and managing director of CTS, Asia-Pacific.
“We’re very proud that Sydney is helping to lead the way by embracing new technologies to provide the best services possible for passengers.”
The system is based on ticketing technology Cubic pioneered with Transport for London. Following its success in Australia, some of the contactless technology, software and equipment developed for Sydney will also be included in other cities such as New York, Boston and San Francisco in upcoming Cubic projects.
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