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New report shows most people are open to the idea of autonomous vehicles

Industry news  •  15 August 2017  •  Eurotransport

A new report has revealed that four out of five of the people surveyed are open to the idea of autonomous vehicles (AVs) on the UK’s roads.

Public sector automation: who is driving the transport revolution?

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  1 June 2017  •  Alan Stevens, Chief Scientist, Transportation, TRL

In this article for Eurotransport, TRL Chief Scientist, Alan Stevens, outlines three key areas for successful automation in public transport.

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.

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…

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.

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.

UK organisations participate in major green urban transport project

Industry news  •  31 March 2014  •  TRL

TRL, along with partners TTR and several other leading UK organisations, are taking part in a 42-month innovative demonstration project which is investigating zero emission urban bus systems…

London Underground and TRL sign Memorandum of Understanding

Industry news, News  •  22 May 2013  •  TRL

London Underground and TRL are delighted to announce the signing of a memorandum of understanding…