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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...

Ford offers a peak into plans for driverless cars as part of a re-imagined future

5 February 2015 - Coinciding with an announcement yesterday of a two-year study into new personal mobility models in partnership with with Aachen University, Ford Motor Company President and CEO...

Support for SMEs to be won for developing street-level apps and services to help Londoner’s cope with a growing city

The Institute for Sustainability , in partnership with the Mayor of London’s Office , this week opened a competition offering support and promotion to SMEs that have smart innovations...

Network Rail commits to becoming more visibly transparent

As part of its efforts to become more efficient and responsive, and be more accountable, Network Rail has announced it has updated its online transparency portal to signal to its online...

Innovate UK offering £9M for trials of local transport integration ideas - come and network in our new group

Innovate UK is to invest up to £9 million in a competition to find collaborative R&D projects that will deliver accessible, cost-effective and easy-to-use services for transport users . ...

EU Commission adopts DATEX II format for Real-time traffic information services

The European Commission has announced the adoption of new rules for Real-Time Traffic Information claimed to provide road users across the EU with more accurate, accessible and up-to-date...

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...
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