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Toronto Announces Traffic Revolution with Latest-Generation Technology
Toronto Announces Traffic Revolution with Latest-Generation Technology

31 Oct 2020, 08:26 UTC / Authorities in Toronto plan to fight traffic congestion across the city with the help of a five-step plan that brings latest-gen tech in key spots

 
Beijing Residents Enter Into Sham Marriages Just to Get a License Plate
Beijing Residents Enter Into Sham Marriages Just to Get a License Plate

29 Nov 2019, 12:22 UTC / The government introduced a license plate lottery system in 2011 to curb new vehicle quota, and it usually translates into an 8-year wait for a new car

 
How Much Time and Money Did Drivers Lose in 2018’s Gridlocks?
How Much Time and Money Did Drivers Lose in 2018’s Gridlocks?

13 Feb 2019, 10:57 UTC / In the U.S. the most congested city seems to have been Boston, with each driver there spending on average 164 hours standing still last year

 
BMW Vision E³ Way Is the Stupidest Way to Fight Congestion, But It Might Work
BMW Vision E³ Way Is the Stupidest Way to Fight Congestion, But It Might Work

23 Nov 2017, 14:28 UTC / The Bavarian company's office in Shanghai came up with a solution to the city's awful traffic that's ridiculous, useful, and impossible in equal pats

 
These Are the World's Ten Most Traffic Congested Cities. Did Yours Make the Cut?
These Are the World's Ten Most Traffic Congested Cities. Did Yours Make the Cut?

3 Nov 2017, 13:01 UTC / If you knew the amount of time wasted in traffic, you would probably do something about it, right? Well, here are the ten worst in the world

 
Singapore Bans All New Passenger Cars in 2018 to Fight Congestion
Singapore Bans All New Passenger Cars in 2018 to Fight Congestion

25 Oct 2017, 14:27 UTC / The authorities have concluded that halting all acquisitions of new passenger cars is the only way to keep the traffic flowing

 
Self-Driving Cars Will Not Solve Traffic Problems, But Make Them Worse Instead
Self-Driving Cars Will Not Solve Traffic Problems, But Make Them Worse Instead

29 May 2017, 15:13 UTC / Electrification, car sharing, and autonomous driving are three technologies that might hit their strides at almost the same time, bringing massive changes

 
Autonomous Cars Won't Be a Silver Bullet for Our Traffic Aches, Study Shows
Autonomous Cars Won't Be a Silver Bullet for Our Traffic Aches, Study Shows

11 Jan 2017, 17:36 UTC / Self-driving vehicles have long been touted as our salvation from any kind of traffic problems, but a new study from the UK shows otherwise

 
Elon Musk to Get into the Tunnel Digging Business. No, Really
Elon Musk to Get into the Tunnel Digging Business. No, Really

18 Dec 2016, 14:42 UTC / When Elon Musk gets bored, he comes up with ideas for new companies and solutions for eliminating the congested traffic that's making him bored

 
Traffic Lights Could Hold the Key to Your Happiness
Traffic Lights Could Hold the Key to Your Happiness

18 Oct 2016, 09:23 UTC / We keep focusing on making our cars smarter, but we forget there are other dumb things in traffic that could benefit from a little added intelligence

 
“Car-Sitters” Hired by London Company to Double-Park Its Cars
“Car-Sitters” Hired by London Company to Double-Park Its Cars

29 Mar 2013, 10:11 UTC / One of the major concerns of a big city car driver is finding a parking spot in the crowded inner quarter of the metropolis. One of the most European driver-unfriendly city is London, where there ar...

 
The Longest Traffic Jam in History – 12 Days, 62-Mile-Long
The Longest Traffic Jam in History – 12 Days, 62-Mile-Long

14 Jul 2012, 12:23 UTC / Every car enthusiast should know that: China is a great automotive market and will remain so as long as more and more manufacturers are attracted by cheap labor costs and state incentives. But th...

 
What Carpooling Means. Because Sharing Is Caring
What Carpooling Means. Because Sharing Is Caring

5 May 2012, 13:35 UTC / Recession. A term that still sends shivers down our spines. Authorities around the world claim it’s over, but we’re still seeing cost-cutting measures everywhere we look. Talking abou...

 
Traffic Congestion Keeps Rising in the US
Traffic Congestion Keeps Rising in the US

8 Mar 2011, 12:20 UTC / We're not sure how many of you needed a new report to know that the roads in the US (and not only) are becoming more and more crowded; it's only a natural consequence of a very simple fact...

 
Huge Drop in Beijing Car Sales Starts Taking Shape
Huge Drop in Beijing Car Sales Starts Taking Shape

3 Jan 2011, 10:20 UTC / After Beijing authorities introduced a bunch of new rules to curtail the number of cars sold in the Chinese capital, dealerships are nothing more than empty halls, with new car buyers staying away f...

 
Beijing Sketches New Plan to Fight Against Congestion
Beijing Sketches New Plan to Fight Against Congestion

14 Dec 2010, 11:04 UTC / Traffic conditions are really a problem in Beijing and whatever the local authorities are trying, it has almost no effect. The Beijing municipal government however yesterday sketched a new plan in w...

 
Beijing Could Impose One Car Per Person Limit
Beijing Could Impose One Car Per Person Limit

10 Dec 2010, 11:07 UTC / In a market where the auto industry is continuously evolving and carmakers are investing more and more money to consolidate their local positions, authorities are thinking about a law that would lim...

 
Top 10 Most Congested Cities and Freeways in North America
Top 10 Most Congested Cities and Freeways in North America

25 Nov 2010, 11:41 UTC / The holiday season is quickly approaching (although it has already begun for the luckiest of you), so people from all over the world are sketching their last-minute plans to reach their destinations...

 
China Straddling Train to Solve Congestion [Video Update]
China Straddling Train to Solve Congestion [Video Update]

5 Aug 2010, 15:18 UTC / Being the fastest growing automotive market in the world and at the same time one of the world's biggest polluters, China is facing a congestion problem of a huge scale. Although not there yet,...

 
NAVTEQ Traffic Will Launch in 11 European Countries
NAVTEQ Traffic Will Launch in 11 European Countries

4 Sep 2009, 10:33 UTC / NAVTEQ, a global provider of digital map, traffic and location data for in-vehicle, portable, wireless and enterprise solutions announced today the scheduled launch of the NAVTEQ Traffic service mea...