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Autonomous Transportation - Articles and news items

Autonomous vehicles operate as temporary bus service at Dutch university

Industry news  •  18 November 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Two WEpod autonomous vehicles entered passenger operation acting as a weekly bus service at Wageningen University and Research Centre in the Netherlands.

Plans to expand driverless Parkshuttle in the Netherlands revealed

Industry news  •  8 November 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

ParkShuttle, the world’s first driverless vehicle, is to continue operating for a further two years in the city of Capelle aan den Ijssel in the Netherlands.

Public testing of autonomous vehicles takes place in UK for the first time

Industry news  •  12 October 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Transport Systems Catapult (TSC) has launched the first UK public trials of autonomous vehicles in Milton Keynes as part of the LUTZ Pathfinder Project.

Automated buses on the streets of Helsinki generate attention

Industry news  •  19 August 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Automated buses have begun operation on the streets of Helsinki, Finland, during a trial coordinated by the Metropolia University of Applied Sciences.

Autonomous vehicles – addressing potential risks

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  15 August 2016  •  Transport Research Laboratory (TRL)

Richard Cuerden, chief scientist, engineering & technology at the UK’s Transport Research Laboratory (TRL) discusses the potential issues surrounding the use of autonomous vehicles in smart cities following the latest Tesla crash in China…

Autonomous driving: Dynamic scheduling for the autonomous public transportation era

Whitepapers, Z homepage promo  •  4 August 2016  •  Optibus

This paper discusses the implementation of autonomous driving in public transportation and the impact this may have on passengers…

Tesla takes next step towards high passenger-density urban transport

Industry news, Z homepage promo  •  1 August 2016  •  Jonathan Marriott, Eurotransport

Following the acquisition of Solarcity in a $2.6 billion agreement, this article discusses how Tesla could shape the future of high passenger-density urban transport…

The role of automated vehicles in delivering smarter cities

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  28 July 2016  •  Professor Nick Reed, TRL

Professor Nick Reed of the UK Transport Research Laboratory (TRL) highlights the importance of automated vehicles in delivering smart cities for a growing population.

TRL and TSC collaborate to boost Intelligent Mobility deployment in the UK

Industry news  •  14 June 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Transport Systems Catapult (TSC) and the UK’s Transport Research Laboratory (TRL) are to form a partnership to boost Intelligent Mobility deployment.

Queen’s Speech 2016: What it means for the transport industry

Industry news, Z homepage promo  •  19 May 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

The Queen has announced annual government legislation detailing the Modern Transport Bill and the Bus Services Bill for England.

UK’s first public driverless vehicle trials open for registration

Industry news  •  13 May 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Registration is now open for volunteers to take part in the UK’s first public driverless vehicle trials to be held in Greenwich later this year.

Understanding urban mobility challenges

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  17 March 2016  •  Simon Spooner, Osborne Clarke

Simon Spooner, Partner at international law firm, Osborne Clarke, talks to Eurotransport about research into transport innovation which is determining the rise of ‘smart cities’ and discusses barriers to widespread smart technology adoption.

Driverless shuttle pods to serve London roads

Industry news  •  29 January 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Heathrow driverless shuttle pods will soon serve the streets of London in a trial to develop pods capable of operating fully autonomously and safely.

 

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