The Government of Azerbaijan has approved financing for the development of three highways in Azerbaijan. The Republic of Azerbaijan and Azeravtoyol OJSC will provide the funds worth AZN8m ($5.04m), AZN1.8m ($1.13m) and AZN5.9m ($3.73m) respectively for the three highways.

The Government of Kyrgyzstan has reached an agreement with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to provide financing for the improvement of public infrastructure and services in Kyrgyz Republic.

Pursuant to the terms of the agreement, ADB will provide finance through currencies equivalent to SDR8.8m and a grant not exceeding $12.5m.

Delphi Automotive, an automotive parts manufacturing company based in the UK, has secured a contract to execute autonomous mobility concepts from the Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA).

Delphi will offer a number of autonomous vehicles and engineer a cloud-based autonomous mobility-on-demand software (AMoD) suite as part of the contract.

AMoD development programme and autonomous vehicle demonstration is part of Singapore Autonomous Vehicle Initiative (SAVI). Formed in 2014, SAVI is used to supervise autonomous vehicle research, test-bedding, and applications developed by industry partners.

Kapsch TrafficCom, an intelligent transport systems provider, has entered an agreement with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) to replace all of PANYNJs’ roadside equipment.

"The two-part project is valued at $147m."

Kapsch will be responsible for designing and implementing new toll collection system at the Bayonne, Goethals, Outerbridge Crossing, and George Washington bridges, including Holland and Lincoln tunnels.

The two-part project is valued at $147m.

The UK Government has agreed to provide £30m ($39.7m) funding for low-emission busses to promote cleaner and greener bus journeys. The cost of the low-emission buses is marginally higher compared to diesel buses but they generate 15% lesser greenhouse gas emissions.

The fund allocation is part of the UK Government’s £600m ($794.38) package from the Office for Low Emission Vehicles. Bus operators and local authorities in England will share the fund for buying buses and for installations of charging points and other infrastructure.