Autonomous Transportation - Articles and news items
Industry news • 20 February 2017 • Rachael Harper
From 2018, 2getthere’s ParkShuttle in the city of Capelle aan den Ijssel in the Netherlands, will be transformed into the world’s first unattended autonomous system operating on public roads.
With mobility solutions provider NAVYA recently demonstrating the fully autonomous ARMA shuttle at London Heathrow for the first time in the UK, Eurotransport questions whether autonomous vehicles can complete the transport jigsaw in populous towns and cities.
Increased knowledge sharing between transport modes could speed up development & reduce cost of autonomous transport
Sahar Danesh, Principal Policy Advisor for Transport at the Institution of Engineering and Technology, discusses its latest autonomous transport report…
Industry news • 19 January 2017 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
Alstom has invested €14 million in EasyMile, a start-up company currently developing electric driverless shuttles.
Industry news • 17 January 2017 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
According to a new paper published by the UITP (the International Association of Public Transport), autonomous vehicles should be put to use in shared fleets and integrate with traditional public transport in order to reduce cars on the road.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
This paper discusses the implementation of autonomous driving in public transportation and the impact this may have on passengers…
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…
Professor Nick Reed of the UK Transport Research Laboratory (TRL) highlights the importance of automated vehicles in delivering smart cities for a growing population.