Lisbon going after rented electric scooters left on sidewalks

Business Jul 2, 2019

Lisbon going after rented electric scooters left on sidewalks

Authorities in Lisbon's old town are cracking down on what locals increasingly describe as a scourge — shared electric scooters abandoned on sidewalks. The parish council, which oversees the neighborhoods around the medieval St. George's castle and the 18th-century downtown business district, introduced fines of ...

Japan to start testing unmanned vehicles on public roads

Business / Corporate Jun 24, 2019

Japan to start testing unmanned vehicles on public roads

The economy ministry plans to start testing unmanned ground vehicles on public roads by the end of March next year through cooperation with private-sector companies, hoping to put them into practical use soon. The ministry agreed Monday to establish a public-private council on UGVs. Members ...