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Preparing for the future of urban mobility

Electric vehicles, Connected and Autonomous Vehicles and development and adaptation of Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) will present challenges for urban planners.

Cutting-edge research is currently looking at ways for a city's fleet of electric cars to interact with the power provider's grid to help manage the load curve by returning energy to the grid when needed.

IMAGINE for a minute you are a 10-year-old child in a village in South-east Asia, where there are 100 houses and 500 people. Your parents, like most other folk in the village, are rice farmers. You yourself will probably grow up to farm and will typically reside in the same village. All this...