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Transport Systems Catapult publishes new technology strategy focused on market sectors UK industry can best compete

The Transport Systems Catapult (TSC) has published a new Technology Strategy that identifies eight Intelligent Mobility goals for innovation and investment and on market sectors it has identified where UK industry can best compete. The strategy includes plans for the development, with partners in the Intelligent Mobility community, of an “IM Integrated Test Environment”, to...
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Call for tenders of up to £20,000 for a pilot DfT data visualisation platform for engaging presentation of road investment information

In partnership with Transport Systems Catapult (TSC), the Department for Transport has opened a call for applications to provide a ‘DfT Data Visualisation platform Demonstrator’ to help improve the visualisation and communication of information about roads investment across England, and to pilot support decisions about development of better data visualisation capability within DfT. ...
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Will driverless cars profoundly improve lives or merely be Spotify on wheels? DTCE15 highlights the research, technologies and legislative impacts

The Driverless Technology Conference and Exhibition (DTCE15), organised by Charles Maxwell Ltd and held at ILEC London, on 23 November, was notable for contributions by speakers from all three projects supported as a result of the Introducing driverless cars to UK roads competition last year. The three projects are underway although none, as yet, have yet operated their driverless...
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Three consortia projects selected for road trials of driverless vehicles in Greenwich, Milton Keynes, Coventry and Bristol

4 December 2014 - Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne announced in yesterday’s Autumn Financial Statement that Greenwich, Milton Keynes and Coventry (working together as one project) and Bristol will be the locations for three successful consortia that have been selected by InnovateUK for its Introducing driverless cars to UK roads competition. The three consortia will involve...
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Data for smoothing the road for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles

In the week it announced the £20 million Connected and Autonomous Vehicles competition , the Government underlined the importance of data for helping deliver benefits for drivers and other road users in it's response to the Transport Parliamentary Select Committee on Motoring of the future report. Data recorded, stored and used by vehicles could, it claimed, ‘create more individually...
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As driverless cars are prepared for testing on UK roads driver-assist features progress to the mainstream

In a recent article in the Financial Times featuring developments in driverless cars testing as exhibited at Transport Systems Catapult’s Imagine Festival Tim Armitage , who is leading a trial of autonomous road-going cars and public transport in the Autodrive consortium, said he has been approached by at least two large global car manufacturers that want to conduct tests in the UK . ...
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Transport Systems Catapult report outlines how today’s digital exhaust could become tomorrow’s “new form of oil”

A report prepared for the Transport Systems Catapult by Integrated Transport Planning Ltd, together with White Willow Consulting, Advancing Sustainability, and the University of Nottingham Horizon Digital Economy Research Institute, says that the UK needs to move much faster to plug various “open data” gaps in order to be a leader in the Intelligent Mobility market. The report The...
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TomTom to use real-time weather information to calculate faster routes

TomTom , the Dutch company best known for its navigation and mapping products and also recently started selling smart wearables , yesterday announced that TomTom claimed it will offer real-time weather information to calculate routes and arrival times in its navigation products . This feature is designed to enable faster journeys for drivers by calculating routes based on actual weather...
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Transport systems Catapult awards £600k contract for Midlands universities to intelligent mobility IMPACT project for closer collaboration between aca

Loughborough University and De Montfort University Leicester last week announced involvement in a £600,000 contract awarded by Transport System Catapult (TSC) to deliver a programme of collaboration between academia and industry in areas of intelligent mobility. Loughborough , will lead the IMPACT Project, or Intelligent Mobility Partnership – Midlands Centre of Excellence, in...
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CityMobil2 driverless bus project demonstration has teething issues ‘sul lungomare’

Dr. Alexander Hars, of German software company Inventivio GmbH , has reported in his blog Driverless car market watch that on the a webinar update on 4 September given by the CityMobil2 project at the end of two month trial of a driverless bus service, hat reported ‘mixed results’ in a real life road tests. Two autonomous electric buses supplied by French company Robosoft carried...
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Transport System Catapult’s Imovation Centre opened at the Imagine Festival

Transport System Catapult hosted a two week series of debates and events last month, titled the Imagine Festival, to mark the opening of its Imovation Centre, an innovation and exhibition space connected to it’s offices in Milton Keynes. The Imovation Centre - a triple portmanteau re-branding of  intelligent mobility combined with innovation - includes demonstration and...
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Transport related feasibility studies in SBRI competition Future Cities solutions competition

To stimulate the market for innovative solutions to common challenges faced by cities, the Technology Strategy Board is investing up to £5m in the Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competition Future Cities Solutions , concentrating on issues that UK cities highlighted as their main concerns - relating to energy, data and transportation. Cities are having to face up to big...
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Transport Systems Catapult selects RDM to build prototype self-driving vehicles

In a joint announcement dated 12 May 2014, Coventry-based  RDM Automotive was named by Transport Systems Catapult as the company chosen to manufacture vehicles for the LUTZ Pathfinder , a Milton Keynes-based driverless vehicle demonstrator project. RDM was appointed by Transport Systems Catapult (TSC) following a OJEU tender process, ahead of four rivals for the contract. ...
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Data for smoothing the road for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles

In the week it announced the £20 million Connected and Autonomous Vehicles competition , the...

As driverless cars are prepared for testing on UK roads driver-assist features progress to the mainstream

In a recent article in the Financial Times featuring developments in driverless cars testing...

Transport Systems Catapult report outlines how today’s digital exhaust could become tomorrow’s “new form of oil”

A report prepared for the Transport Systems Catapult by Integrated Transport Planning Ltd,...

Three consortia projects selected for road trials of driverless vehicles in Greenwich, Milton Keynes, Coventry and Bristol

4 December 2014 - Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne announced in yesterday’s Autumn...

TomTom to use real-time weather information to calculate faster routes

TomTom , the Dutch company best known for its navigation and mapping products and also ...