£18.5 million funding for UK’s connected and automated mobility supply chain

Thirteen projects aimed at improving the safety and security of self-driving vehicles are to share £18.5 million of taxpayer funding to fill specific technology gaps which should improve performance, reliability and scale-up Connected and Automated Vehicle opportunities in the UK and globally. The grants, as part of the Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles Commercialising Connected and […]

City Science awarded funding to explore Automated Vehicle technology on mass transit systems in Hertfordshire

Decarbonisation-focussed engineering company City Science has been awarded funding as part of CCAV’s Connected and Automated Mobility programme to investigate a segregated Mass Transit system in Hertfordshire. The project, Dedicated Driverless Spaces for Integrated Mass Transit, will be part of the Hertfordshire Essex Rapid Transit (HERT) initiative, which aims to create a sustainable passenger transport […]

CCAV and Innovate UK launch new CAV engagement

The Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles and Innovate UK have announced a series of industry engagement events to present and discuss the proposed focus for our future work. This includes engagement with local authorities, transport authorities and transport operators of all types, who are interested in automated vehicle applications. These will be starting in, […]

Vodafone’s V2X trial goes live

A new mobility cloud platform designed to improve road user safety is being tested for the first time on the open road in the UK. Developed by Vodafone, Nokia and Chordant, with support from the UK Government Centre for Connected and Automated Vehicles and the Midlands Future Mobility consortium, the platform is providing digitally connected […]

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