Wejo launches real time traffic intelligence solution

Manchester-based Connected and Autonomous Vehicle software company Wejo has launched a real time traffic intelligence solution it says can provide critical insights via an up-to-the-minute and holistic view of traffic conditions. The Manchester based company says the Wejo RTTI solution spots safety incidents on roads using aggregated data derived from millions of connected vehicles. The […]

New design of driverless bus which will connect Fife and Edinburgh unveiled by Stagecoach

Stagecoach has revealed a first glimpse of the UK’s first full-sized autonomous buses which will likely start operating in Scotland in early summer 2022. Four single-decker buses will run a 14-mile route from Fife’s Ferrytoll Park & Ride to Edinburgh Park’s transport hub, crossing the Forth Road Bridge on their journey. The autonomous Stagecoach buses, […]

Americans draw up ten CAV policy principles

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has published a policy paper outlining the ten key policy principles needed for connected and automated vehicles covering, among other things, strategy, sustainability, data and safety. Aashto says it is a paper intended to be a “living document,” reviewed and updated every year to reflect changes […]

Coventry uni launches CAV MSc

Coventry University’s Institute of Coding is offering a new Master of Science degree in Connected and Automated Vehicles. Working with nearby test and development facility HORIBA MIRA, the course aims to let learners “benefit from a blend of academic excellence and industry expertise”. “As the automotive sector begins to focus on the development and manufacture […]

Vaisala and Hyundai team up on weather info to boost safety

The global weather, environmental and industrial measurement company Vaisala has announced it’s working with Hyundai to deliver proactive weather and driving conditions to drivers’ infotainment systems. The companies say the provision of Vaisala Infotainment weather will bolster Hyundai’s focus on driver safety and “positions the company as an advocate for innovative connected car services.” The […]

Michigan creating CAV corridor

A world-first transport corridor for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles is being built between the technology innovation city of Ann Arbor and Detroit. The American State’s Governor Gretchen Whitmer (pictured) says the plan is to improve transport for communities in the region, closing long-standing gaps in access to transit. The project will create lanes that are […]

JLR teaches driverless cars to reduce motion sickness

Researchers at Jaguar Land Rover are working on software aimed at reducing reduce motion sickness in driverless cars. Studies have suggested that some of the benefits of autonomous driving, such as working or watching TV, might be offset by sickness felt by passengers. This was reported by Highways News earlier in the year. However designers […]

Wejo secures another £10m in funding

Chester-based CAV technology company Wejo has received a grant from the Government’s future fund to continue developing its data-sharing solution. It’s understood Wejo received up to £5 million from the Future Fund and the rest of the money from a variety of investors including General Motors. Wejo’s technology allows the sharing of huge amounts of […]

Cyber security study recommends Cyber Centre of Excellence

A report into seven separate studies relating to cyber security for connected and autonomous vehicles is suggesting a centre of excellence is set up to support the safe and secure roll-out of CAV technology. The reports, overseen by Zenzic say that the Centre of Excellence should be a hub for knowledge sharing, combining capabilities and […]

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