Milton Keynes to host major self-driving vehicle trial

Milton Keynes has been selected to trial a new self-driving shuttle as part of a Europe-wide research project that’s the longest and most geographically complex of its kind. The LivingLAPT project is funded by EIT Urban Mobility and led by University College London (UCL). An autonomous shuttle uses five lidar sensors and seven cameras to create a […]

Aurrigo wins European grant for Living Lab for Autonomous Public Transport Project

The Coventry-based autonomous vehicle technology solutions company Aurrigo has been awarded a €275,820 (approx £240,000) grant from the European Institute of Innovation and Technology for its participation in the Living Lab for Autonomous Public Transport Project. The project sees Aurrigo’s Auto-Shuttle autonomous passenger transport vehicle running in Prague, Brno and Milton Keynes, initially with a […]

Report finds driverless vehicles could fill public transport gaps

A new survey led by the Department for Transport suggests self-driving vehicles could be used to bridge the gaps in the UK’s public transport network. The study found up to 72% of people surveyed believed the vehicles could be used to improve transport links – particularly in rural areas. Sky News has seen the results […]

Aston University project with Aurrigo improves its driverless vehicle’s capabilities

Aston University has announced it has completed a two-year Knowledge Transfer Partnership with Coventry-based global transport technology firm Aurrigo, resulting in a machine vision solution making its autonomous vehicles more capable. The project has led to the company’s driverless vehicles being able to see and recognise objects in greater detail resulting in improved performance across […]

Aurrigo gives more details of flotation plans

The autonomous vehicle technology solutions company Aurrigo has given more details on its plans to list on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange as it looks to accelerate growth across its aviation division. It says the company, which was formed 29 years ago by brothers David (pictured) and Graham Keene, has raised £8m […]

Aurrigo to float on AIM stock exchange

Driverless vehicle innovator Aurrigo is planning to float on London’s junior AIM stock exchange sometime this month. The website Market Watch has spotted an announcement on AIM, although the number of shares on admission and issue price remain to be confirmed. Aurrigo designs, engineers, manufactures and supplies OEM products and autonomous vehicles to the automotive, […]

Aurrigo delivers self-driving “rural first for UK”

Autonomous technology company Aurrigo has delivered a four-day trial of its self-driving vehicles at Alnwick Castle and The Alnwick Gardens in Northumberland, as part of a major new study led by the Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles and insight and strategy specialists BritainThinks. Local residents had the opportunity to attend ‘The Great Self Driving […]

Driverless shuttles introduced at Birmingham Airport

A self-driving shuttle is being introduced on roads around Birmingham Airport, transporting passengers and testing how Connected Autonomous Vehicles might be integrated into the area’s transport network in the future. Last year, Solihull Council became the first local authority in the country to purchase its own fully electric autonomous shuttle using a grant from the […]

Passengers give positive feedback to driverless experience

97% of people who rode a driverless pod in Cambridge have told a survey they’d get on one again without hesitation. More than 300 passengers hopped on board the Aurrigo shuttles to take fully autonomous journeys around the University of Cambridge’s West of Cambridge site this summer – including transport minister Rachel Maclean MP. The […]

Vodafone and AWS technology tie-up delivers autonomous boost for Aurrigo

The driverless pod maker Aurrigo has announced that it has become one of the first companies in the UK to benefit from a new technology partnership between Vodafone and Amazon Web Services (AWS). The autonomous vehicle specialist has been powering its three Auto-Shuttles – used in the recent trials on roads in Cambridge. It says the […]

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