Ashdod, IL is preparing

As two small countries surrounded by hostile neighbors, Singapore and Israel have long maintained a common zeal for technology solutions and close military and economic ties.

A new effort will see that cooperation extend to the realm of AVs. Ashdod, Israel’s 6th largest city, has been a center for Israel’s smart city ambitions since 2014. That’s where ST Engineering, a Singaporean smart cities firm, is set to deploy a self-driving bus in 2019. Straits Times reports that ST Engineering will also develop the city’s intelligent fleet management system in addition to a new research and development center.

Further Reading

https://www.straitstimes.com/world/st-engineering-to-bring-self-driving-buses-to-israel

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