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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...

Government announces £100 million investment into Research and Development of Intelligent Mobility in 2015 budget

In today’s Budget , The Chancellor of the Exchequer made a number of transport and infrastructure related announcements, including a £100 million investment into the Research and Development of...

Innovate UK to invest up to £2 million in feasibility studies looking at innovative ways to improve the user experience in the digital economy

Taking the position that quality of the user’s experience is as important, or perhaps more important, than speed to market, Innovate UK is to invest up to £2 million to support feasibility...

Collaboration key to unlocking secure driverless future

A new report from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)  and the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) calls for greater industry collaboration and transparency in...

Commons Select Transport Committee calls for new strategy to maximise benefits of driverless cars and proposes incentives to increase adoption rate

On Friday 6 March, following an inquiry into future transport technologies, the House of Commons Select Transport Committee published a report   Motoring of the future  that ...

European Commission canvassing opinions for review of the 2011 White Paper on transport

In preparation for “refocusing the strategy in the next year”, the European Commission has opened a 12 week consultation to collect views of stakeholders on implementation and challenges for...

Volvo unveils technology behind first large scale testing of driverless cars testing on city highways to take place in 2017

  20 February 2015 - Volvo yesterday held an online press conference in which it unveiled the technology behind its Drive Me programme , which it claims will be the first large...

Highways Agency roads slightly more ‘reliable’ but average speeds slightly slower on A roads in 2014

12 February 2015 - On the day The Infrastructure Act became law , The Department for transport highlighted what could be interpreted as a decline in performance of A roads in terms of...

EU Commission plan for the car sector to strengthen competitiveness and focus on innovative modes of transport and intelligent transport systems

Elżbieta Bieńkowska, EU Commissioner responsible for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMES, has announced a CARS 2020 Action Plan for the automotive industry , placing innovation...

Government OKs restricted driverless car tests and to issue Code of Practice, plus will review and amend regulations by summer 2017

12 February 2015 - The Department for Transport yesterday published its review of road legislation required to allow development of driverless car technology that gave approval for limited...
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