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Autonome shuttle van Navya met deuren open.

Showcase wireless charging autonomous shuttle at IAA Mobility Congress in Munich

Hive.Mobility partner province of Groningen and the German company INTIS take part of the IAA Mobility Congress in Munich from 7 to 12 September 2021. During this congress they will demonstrate wireless charging for an autonomous NAVYA shuttle and for an e-bike.

Laptop en autonome Twizy

Podcast BNR Nieuwsradio about the developments in autonomous public transport

In a podcast by BNR Nieuwsradio, Jorrit Kuipers, CTO of robotTUNER, and Michel van der Mark, director of market development at Qbuzz, provide an insight into the potential, developments and challenges of autonomous driving in public transport and the unique tests that are taking place in the north of the Netherlands.

Panel workshop de toekomst van autonoom vervoer tijdens New Energy Forum 2021

Panel discussion on the future and challenges of autonomous transport

Based on sharp statements, five panel members with expertise in different modes of transport discussed the future of autonomous transport during the New Energy Forum. What are the biggest challenges? And is the whole concept viable at all?

Prototype hyperloop op terrein EnTranCe.

The North creates the new hydrogen economy with transport at the forefront

Hardt Hyperloop still has a relatively long way to go with its concept for vehicles that travel through low-pressure pipes at flight speed, but at the same time the development is in line with the roadmap. That is what CEO of Hardt Hyperloop Tim Houter said during the New Energy Forum.

Busstalling en waterstoftankstation Peizerweg Groningen Qbuzz

Hydrogen in transport: mobility as a catalyst for Hydrogen Valley

During the workshop 'Mobility as a catalyst for Hydrogen Valley', three representatives from different sectors of the transport industry spoke. How do they contribute to the sustainable transition with the application of hydrogen in mobility?

Razende reporter Marloes Nieuwenhuis en dagvoorzitter van het New Energy Forum 2021 Diederik Jekel

Successful first edition of the New Energy Forum

Hive.Mobility organized the New Energy Forum together with EnTranCe Center of Expertise Energy of the Hanze University of Applied Sciences Groningen and New Energy Coalition.

Foto lege metro.

First results of the MOCOLODO study: MObility during and after COrona LOckDown

The MObility during and after COrona LOckDown research project (MOCOLODO) answers the question: "What motivates people to avoid public transport during the corona crisis and to use public transport again after the corona crisis?" Leonie Vrieling, researcher at the University of Groningen, currently working on the MOCOLODO research, and Jorinde ten Hoeve, marketer at OV-bureau Groningen Drenthe, explain the consequences and influences of the corona crisis on public transport in an online session during the New Energy Forum.

Vliegtuig in de wolken.

Opportunities for emission-free flying in the Northern Netherlands

Better access and opportunities for the northern economy through the arrival of electric flying. Research conducted in recent months by a project team of the PEN EM Foundation and M3 Consultancy, in collaboration with Groningen Airport Eelde and NewEnergyCoalition, shows that there are great opportunities in the field of electric flying for the Northern Netherlands in the near future.

Philip Broeksma, wethouder gemeente Groningen en Wilko

New ‘smart’ traffic lights Groningen and Drenthe are on

On Friday 18 June, Groningen Bereikbaar and Regio Groningen-Assen, together with the municipality of Groningen and the provinces of Groningen and Drenthe, launched the new intelligent traffic control installations (iVRI). These smart traffic lights see, through apps, what kind and how much traffic is coming and adjust accordingly. The iVRIs were officially 'turned on' during a digital event.