Autonomous Transportation - Articles and news items

Driverless technology receives government grant

Industry news  •  24 April 2017  •  Eurotransport

Business Secretary Greg Clark has announced that driverless technology will receive an Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) grant.

Government funding awarded to driverless and low carbon projects across the UK

Industry news  •  12 April 2017  •  Eurotransport

£109.7 million of government and industry funding has been awarded to help develop the next generation of driverless and low-carbon vehicles.

Research begins into the public’s reaction of driverless vehicles

Industry news  •  5 April 2017  •  Eurotransport

The GATEway Project has begun research into public acceptance of, and attitudes towards, driverless vehicles.

Survey reveals young people will prefer autonomous vehicles over public transport

Industry news  •  3 April 2017  •  Eurotransport

A recent survey has found that CAVs will transform the lives young people who are currently restricted by costly public transport.

The endless possibilities of smart cities

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  29 March 2017  •  Graham Ellis

Eurotransport’s regular contributor, Graham Ellis, delves into the subject of smart cities, smart ticketing and the numerous possibilities of autonomous vehicles…

Major autonomous vehicle contract in Dubai awarded

Industry news  •  17 March 2017  •  Eurotransport Magazine

Dutch technology firm, 2getthere, will deliver a new automated vehicle system in Dubai that will link new waterfront living destination Bluewaters with the city’s network of metro stations.

EVs: Supporting The Next Generation of Transport

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  9 March 2017  •  Keir Pimblett and Alex Underwood

Against a backdrop of health concerns due to pollution, the stage is set for the rise of Electric Vehicles as part of a country’s transport objective.

NAVYA enters the Japanese market

Industry news  •  7 March 2017  •  Rachael Harper

NAVYA, a leading name in the development of innovative, smart and sustainable mobility solutions, has sold two NAVYA ARMA shuttles to SB Drive Corp, entering the company into the Japanese market.

Introducing the world’s first completely unattended public autonomous vehicle

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.

Autonomous Vehicles In-Depth Focus 2017

Issue 1 2017, Supplements, Z homepage promo  •  20 February 2017  •  Eurotransport

Automation and the future of public transport; Driverless technology – a commitment to the future; and Making the ParkShuttle ready for the future…

First and last mile: emerging autonomous public transport

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  14 February 2017  •  Katie Sadler, Eurotransport

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.

Driverless in Amsterdam

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  13 February 2017  •  2getthere

2getthere explores the potential integration of infrastructure and city development in Amsterdam via a multimodal transport hub and discovers how driverless vehicles can add value to the area.

Increased knowledge sharing between transport modes could speed up development & reduce cost of autonomous transport

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  31 January 2017  •  Sahar Danesh, Principal Policy Advisor for Transport, Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)

Sahar Danesh, Principal Policy Advisor for Transport at the Institution of Engineering and Technology, discusses its latest autonomous transport report…

Alstom invests in electric driverless shuttle company EasyMile

Industry news  •  19 January 2017  •  Katie Sadler, Eurotransport

Alstom has invested €14 million in EasyMile, a start-up company currently developing electric driverless shuttles.

Autonomous vehicles should operate in shared fleets & integrate with public transport says UITP

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.

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