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Mobility

Hand-picked, positive news on all things moving

Self-sufficient removal

Self-driving electric haulers could soon be hitting railway tracks. Meanwhile, an American startup has developed a system which removes CO2 from the atmosphere during...

Moving dexterity

New beers seem to be on tap at the touch of a button. Now, a US research team is using artificial intelligence to make...

Grounded provision

Trailers can be remote-controlled while self-driving haulers could soon feature on railways. Meanwhile, a Swiss private sector initiative is developing an underground tunnel system...

Open service

Companies can diversify their teams using IT. Now, a Canadian startup has developed an operating system for charging stations based on an open standard....

Mobile growth

A portable turbine powers cell phones. Front yards feed communities. And now a Canadian startup is using containers (assuming they aren’t already hotels) to...

Whale of a time

The hearing-impaired community can safely navigate cities with apps. Birds have natural GPS, while elephant-nose fish create electric fields to avoid obstacles. Now a...

Portable independence

Cycling, running and playing tennis are not just beneficial for our health. A new portable wind turbine designed by a Canadian startup, which focuses...

Sustainable distance

Drones equipped with defibrillators can help save lives. Innovative air travel solutions are needed to revitalise our environment. A startup from Holland is aiming...

Reductive scoop

Enzymes break down plastics, while seaweed helps us avoid them altogether. Now, a local startup is using a weather-proof robot boat to help keep...

Robust provision

Mobile solar beds help treat jaundiced babies. Still, in many parts of the world, energy remains in short supply. Now, with his Toronto-based startup,...

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