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11.08.2017

SCOUT Expert Workshop on European vision and strategies

On 20 July 2017 the SCOUT project organised the „European vision & strategies for connected and automated driving“ workshop in Brussels with participation of the SCOUT consortium as well as re...

09.08.2017

New study on user acceptance of driverless cars released

Yesterday, the British UK Autodrive project and Cambridge University released a new study on user acceptance and user behaviour of autonomous cars. The survey established that there is no clear image...

29.07.2017

Germany organises High-Level Dialogue on CAD

At the fringes of the International Motor Show IAA in Frankfurt, the German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure will organise its second High-Level Dialogue on CAD.The dialogue wi...

28.07.2017

CAD Webinar on AUTOPILOT

On Wednesday, the second installment of the CAD webinar series took place. Facilitated by AUTOPILOT's project coordinator François Fischer, the webinar explored how the Internet of Things (IoT) can p...

27.07.2017

German debates on automated driving legislation

Germany is the first country to have passed legislation on automated driving. The country's upper chamber, the Bundesrat, agreed on the respective law in mid-May this year. At the same time, an ethics...

26.07.2017

Automated Valet Parking launched in Stuttgart

The New Mobility online magazine reported on Monday that an automated valet parking trial was launched at the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart. For the coming months, German car manufacturer Mercedes...

25.07.2017

Indian government reluctant to move on driverless cars

Debates on automated driving are not constrained to Europe. The Economic Times, an Indian newspaper, reported today on a backlash against automated driving on the subcontinent. The minister for roads...

25.07.2017

65% of drivers would use automated parking solutions

German automotive supplier Bosch released the result of a study on automated driving last week. 6000 respondents in Germany, China, the USA, Japan, Brazil and France were asked about their attitudes t...

24.07.2017

Oxford University’s contribution to automated driving

The most recent newsletter by the 2025AD magazine, which is managed by the automotive supplier Continental, lists the seven most innovative universities in the field of automated driving. The only Eur...

21.07.2017

New testing centre for automated driving in Germany

On 17 July, the German automative technology organisation DEKRA announced its purchase of the EuroSpeedway race track in Eastern Germany. Starting from November this year, the track will be turned int...

20.07.2017

News round-up on autonomous driving technology

A new report by the US-based Collision and Repair magazine summarises recent news publications on automated driving. The report for example points out that the technological development for autonomous...

19.07.2017

Autonomous vehicle trials to arrive in the Middle East

The Middle East is one of the few world regions, where the flurry of Automated Driving trials has not yet taken off full. A recent report by the Bloomberg Aspen Initiative did list Tel Aviv as an inno...

18.07.2017

New scientific publications on automated driving

Over the past week, several new publications on automated driving have been published for an academic and expert audience. Gereon Meyer, who is also the programme coordinator for the SCOUT project...

17.07.2017

Germany announces ethical guidelines for automated driving

On 20 June, the German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure presented the final report of an ethics commission on guidelines on automated driving. An English-language summary is n...

17.07.2017

AVS commemorates 25th anniversary of first highway pilot

Last week, the 2017 edition of the Automated Vehicles Symposium took place in San Francisco. For three days, numerous North American initiatives in automated driving, as well as important European one...

14.07.2017

Modelling algorithm-based decision-making of cars

A new study by researchers from the University of Osnabrück (Germany) has caused a lot of attention in the CAD community recently. The team of neuro-scientists studied human decision-making in simula...

13.07.2017

Tallinn to test self-driving minibusses during European presidency

The Estonian capital of Tallinn is currently experiencing the country's first trial of self-driving vehicles. Under the framework of Estonia's presidency of the Council of the European Union, two sel...

12.07.2017

Three European cities to participate in Bloomberg Aspen Initiative

London, Helsinki and Paris will be part of a new initiative to prepare urban areas for the challenges and opportunities of autonomous driving. The Bloomberg Aspen Initiative on Cities and Autonomous V...

09.07.2017

New factsheet library by US Department of Transportation

The ITS Programme of the United States Department of Transportation as prepared an extensive library of all its factsheets on connected and automated driving. In over 50 publications, the library...

08.07.2017

Apply as TRA Young Researcher

The Transport Research ARA (TRA) 2018, which will take place in Vienna the coming April, is organising a competition for young researchers under the title "TRA Visions". It is aimed at those currently...

07.07.2017

Third issue of #EUGoesDriverless published

The Connected and Automated Driving in Europe Initiative has published the third issue of the #EUGoesDriverless newsletter. It provides you with updates on issues related to the mobility of the futur...

07.07.2017

SCOUT project outlines context for automated driving

The European SCOUT project prepared a context map for Connected and Automated Driving. This map describes the trends, factors and uncertainties that impact the project's vision for automated driving i...

07.07.2017

Debating the future of transportation

On 5 and 6 July, stakeholders in connected and automated driving assembled in Cologne for the Future of Transportation World Conference. The event tackled the time frame between 2020 and 2030, analysi...

06.07.2017

Austrian lessons on automated driving

The Austrian automation project WienZWA, which ran for the first half of this year, published the results of its breakout sessions recently. In an innovative visual form, the posters unfold a narrativ...

05.07.2017

Two new publications on AUTOPILOT

The Commission-funded AUTOPILOT project, which progresses autonomous driving by means of the Internet of Things (IoT), has featured in two publications recently. In May, the Baltic Transport Journa...

30.06.2017

Autonomous Vehicle Test & Development Symposium

The Autonomous Vehicle Test & Development Symposium, held in Stuttgart on 20-22 June 2017, has brought together the world’s leading engineers in the field of autonomous vehicle research, testing...

30.06.2017

ACEA released EU Roadmap for Truck Platooning

The document provides an overview of the steps that are necessary to implement multi-brand platooning before 2025. This roadmap shows when, and under which conditions, truck platooning can be introduc...

30.06.2017

European Commission publishes agenda for the future of mobility

On May 31st the European Commission published the communication “Europe on the Move - An agenda for a socially fair transition towards clean, competitive and connected mobility for all". It is a lon...

23.06.2017

Connectivity and automation: latest development, future challenges

On Wednesday, 21.06, ERTICO organised an event on the latest developments and future challenges of connected automation. The Special Interest Session took place during the 12th ITS European Congress...

23.06.2017

Diversity of international CAD activities in Strasbourg

On Monday, 19.06, CARTRE coordinating partner ERTICO organised an event on “International activities and pilots on connected and automated driving” at the 12th ITS European Congress in Strasbourg....

22.06.2017

New roadmap on automated driving

The European Road Transport Research Advisory Council (ERTRAC) has presented its new roadmap on automated driving at the 12th ITS European Congress in Strasbourg. The EU-funded CARTRE and SCOUT projec...

22.06.2017

Digital infrastructure for automated vehicles

Yesterday, CAD partner CARTRE organised a Special Interest Session on "Digital infrastructure for automated vehicles" at the 12th ITS European Congress in Strasbourg. Jaap Vreeswijk of MAP Traffic Man...

20.06.2017

European Commission supports L3Pilot

At the 12th ITS European Congress, which is taking place this week in Strasbourg, the European Commission has awarded a cheque of €35,960,979 million to the L3Pilot Project. The funding will be awar...

16.06.2017

Driverless vehicles are the future of road transport

The European Commission has released an overview of its recent EU-funded support action VRA (Vehicle and Road Automation network). The Commission reports that the project has contributed significa...

15.06.2017

US DoT publishes factsheet on security system

On 13 June, the US Department of Transportation published a factsheet on its security credential management system (SCMS). The Security Credential Management System (SCMS) is a proof-of-concept secu...

15.06.2017

Commission identifies policy gaps on public support for CAD

On 9 June, the European Commission's DG Growth published a new study on public support measures for connected and automated driving. It analyses the existing and planned public support and regulatory...

14.06.2017

New INFRAMIX Project Started

The INFRAMIX project was launched last week: 11 European companies and institutions, leaders in innovation for the automotive and the road sector, gathered in Vienna, Austria, to share and discuss act...

13.06.2017

New Study on Digital Mobility Published

A new study by consulting firm PwC and the Institute of Transport Research at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) examines and ranks the 25 most-populated German cities in their progress towards digital...

13.06.2017

Upcoming European ITS Congress

From 19 to 22 June 2017, the 12th ITS European Congress will take in Strasbourg. One of the hottest topics in ITS today are connected and automated vehicles and their role in the transport ecosystem....

13.06.2017

Second issue of #EUGoesDriverless published

The Connected and Automated Driving in Europe Initiative has published the second issue of the #EUGoesDriverless quarterly newsletter. The newsletter provides you with updates on issues related t...

12.06.2017

Participate in Survey on KPI for Automated Driving

Europe, U.S. and Japan are working to identify important key performance indicators (KPIs) for assessing the impacts of automated driving. We would like to hear your views on this topic via our KPI Su...

12.06.2017

Impact Assessment Framework for Automatisation

The Impact Assessment Sub-Group of the European-US-American-Japanese Trilateral ART Working Group, led by Satu Innamaa (VTT), Scott Smith (US DOT) and Nobuyuki Uchida (JARI), has published a draft ver...

08.06.2017

12-13 June: C-ART Stakeholder Workshop and Streaming

The Stakeholders' Workshop on Challenges & Opportunities of Coordinated Automated Road Transport (C-ART) will take place on 12-13 June at Rue Philippe Lebon, 1-3, 1000 Brussels. The Workshop is or...

04.06.2017

How could the transition to driverless trucks happen

The International Transport Forum published a new report on driverless trucks on 31 May 2017. The report was written together with the International Road Transport Unions, the International Transport...

22.05.2017

Workshop on Automation Pilots on Public Roads

On 18 May 2017, 33 experts from all over Europe met at the ERTICO premise in Brussels for a workshop on "Automation Pilots on Public Roads", which was organised by the European Commission. This Works...

27.04.2017

CAD Survey: Have a say on the Conference!

The 1st European CAD Conference 'Connected and Automated Driving – Together, shaping the future' was an incredible success. This event brought together more than 600 attendees. If you attended...

04.04.2017

1st European Conference on Connected and Automated Driving (CAD)

Connected and automated cars hold the promise to significantly improve road safety, decrease fuel consumption (and with that, lower emissions), reduce congestion and provide more comfort to passengers...

31.03.2017

Stakeholder Survey: Data and Evidence to Share from Automated Driving Tests

CARTRE has recently launched a questionnaire to assess stakeholders' opinions concerning: High-priority research needs for large-scale tests Sharing data and evidence from publicly funded test...

23.02.2017

First issue of #EUGoesDriverless published

The Connected and Automated Driving in Europe initiative has published the first issue of the #EUGoesDriverless quarterly newsletter. This newsletter is the first issue of a series providing you w...

20.02.2017

Annual symposium on the future networked car

How are the automotive and ICT industries advancing in the field of automated and connected vehicles? What are the long-term implications for both industries?  What are the business, technological an...

20.02.2017

EU Member States Initiate Large-Scale Automated Transportation Tests

During a meeting on Connected and Autonomous Vehicles held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Germany, Sweden, Spain, Austria and 21 other EU countries decided to set up collective large-scale tests invol...

16.02.2017

The 6th OADF brings autonomous driving players together

Brussels, 16 February 2017 – More than 100 international stakeholders met at the 6th Open Auto Drive Forum to discuss the latest cross-domain topics in the area of autonomous driving The 6th mee...

06.01.2017

European Truck Platooning Challenge

During its Presidency of the European Union in 2016, the Netherlands has initiated a European Truck Platooning Challenge. Six brands of automated trucks - DAF Trucks, Daimler Trucks, Iveco, MAN Truck...

04.01.2017

Autonomous car tech on display at CES 2017

Autonomous cars are taking a central role at this year’s CES in Las Vegas, reports Bloomberg. More than 130 companies that provide some sort of automotive technology will be present at the s...

04.01.2017

Connected and Automated Driving Conference

The European Commission, with the support of the EC-funded projects CARTRE and SCOUT, is pleased to announce its First European Conference on 'Connected and Automated Driving'. Transforming challen...

04.01.2017

FOT – Net Data final event

The FOT-Net Data project has concluded its work with a final event in collaboration with CARTRE project that has taken place in Brussels on 14 and 15 December 2016. The first day of the final event...

03.01.2017

What is Truck Platooning?

Truck Platooning comprises a number of trucks equipped with state-of-the-art driving support systems – one closely following the other. This forms a platoon with the trucks driven by smart technolog...

01.01.2017

AUTOPILOT AUTOmated driving Progressed by Internet Of Things

Call: H2020 – IOT-1-2016 – Pilot 5 - Autonomous vehicles in a connected environment  Abstract: Automated driving is expected to increase safety, provide more comfort and create many new bus...

22.12.2016

CARTRE workshop on large-scale automation pilots

The European Commission, supported by the CARTRE consortium, organised a workshop on “large-scale automation pilots on public roads in Europe” on 16 December 2016 in Brussels. The participants...

20.12.2016

Welcome to Connected and Automated Driving

This platform brings together more than 60 organisations under the lead of the European Commission to support the European Union’s ambition to remain a leader in the field of connected and automated...

04.12.2016

BMW seeks to be ‘coolest’ ride-hailing firm with autonomous car

BMW will test autonomous vehicles in Munich next year as it seeks to keep up with ride-hailing firms like Uber , which have spent billions on pay-per-use personal transport. The German carmaker wil...

30.11.2016

Autonomoose is the First Driverless Car on Canada’s Roads

As of June, not even a single company had signed on to Canada’s autonomous vehicle test program. That finally changed, and just days ago the Autonomoose rolled onto Ontario roads for its first real-...

28.11.2016

Otto to Test Autonomous Rig in Ohio

Ohio is the next venue for autonomous truck tests by Otto, the Uber-owned development company that made a well-reported driverless beer delivery in Colorado several weeks ago. An Otto vehicle was s...

30.09.2016

European Automotive-Telecom Alliance launched by 37 partners

Paris, Brussels, 30 September 2016 – At a Round Table on Connected and Automated Driving initiated and chaired by Günther H. Oettinger, European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, the au...

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