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Seat, Volkswagen, UPC set up Barcelona smart city hub

Thursday 2 June 2016 | 09:59 CET | News

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Carmakers Seat and Volkswagen have teamed up with Catalonia's UPC university to create a Barcelona-based smart hub focusing on urban mobility. The new research platform, dubbed CARNET (Cooperative Automotive Research Network), will use the city of Barcelona to test new technological solutions and concepts designed to improve quality of life in the field of mobility. Initiatives already underway include a project involving new, multimodal hubs and stations for mobility and urban transport, driverless vehicles, an app for locating parking spaces and a ride-sharing platform. 

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Companies: Seat / Volkswagen
Countries: Spain
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