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28.02.19

Apply Now to Become Member of The Single Platform for Open Road Testing and Pre-deployment of Cooperative, Connected, Automated and Autonomous Mobility

On 17 May 2018, the European Commission adopted the Communication called ‘On the road to automated mobility: An EU strategy for mobility of the future’ where the it announced its intention to esta...

27.02.19

UNECE Underlines Need for Uniform Approach for CAD

For the 81st session of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe's (UNECE) Inland Transport Committee (ITC), which was held in Geneva from 19 - 22 February 2019, 400 representatives of govern...

19.02.19

Take Part in the AVENUE 21 Survey on CAD

The two-year project AVENUE 21, which came to an end last year in October, is conducting a final survey about the relevance of CAD for urban development. This is already the second round of the surve...

18.02.19

The Netherlands Ranked First in KPMG Autonomous Vehicles Readiness Index (AVRI)

Consultancy KPMG International recently published their Autonomous Vehicles Readiness Index (AVRI). The aim of the index is to rank 20 countries on their ability to develop and implement autonomous dr...

12.02.19

Your Opinion Matters: Survey About Automated Driving

As it has already been explained before, automated driving is expected to increase safety, provide more comfort and create many new business opportunities for mobility services. Automated driving w...

07.02.19

EUCAD2019: Registration is open

We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the Second European Conference on Connected and Automated Driving (EUCAD), jointly organised by the European Commission and EU project ARCA...

28.01.19

Report: The UK’s Driverless Future

When will connected and automated vehicles be commercially available in the UK? What benefits can the UK public expect? A report published in January 2019 by Innovate UK's funded project Smart Mobili...

17.01.19

CAD: Europe Must Take The Lead, MEP says

European People's Party's (EPP) Wim van de Camp, who is the EPP Group’s Spokesman for Transport, believes that Europe should be the leading actor in CAD related matters. Indeed, in his report on au...

11.01.19

The European Approach on Artificial Intelligence

Appointed by the European Commission in June 2018 as part of the European approach on artificial intelligence, the High-level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence’s (AI HLEG) general objective is...

10.01.19

More autonomous cars – less car ownership?

Several studies, such as a report on autonomous vehicles in Australia, released by Austroads, show the beneficial impacts that automated driving has on various areas. Some highlight the negative corre...

08.01.19

How to plan FOTs for automated driving: the 7th Version of the FESTA Handbook

FESTA (Field opErational teSts supporT Action) was a project that included a consortium of European experts with a wide range of skills to allow the development of "best-practice" handbooks which gu...

18.12.18

Launch of three 5G Corridor trial projects

Three projects (5GCroco, 5G-Carmen, 5G-Mobix) that aim at setting up trial 5G networks along four cross-border corridors were presented on 5 December at the ICT 2018 in Vienna. Metz-Merzig-Luxembourg...

10.12.18

VEDECOM Online training module on CAD

It goes without saying that connected and automated vehicles are at the forefront of the international scene. Regularly, manufacturers, laboratories and territories make announcements on the developme...

06.12.18

Enabling safe and fast transition towards CAD

How can ICT infrastructure be provided to enable the transition towards road transport automation? To discuss this and other challenges of automated road transport, the ICT4CART consortium met at the...

30.11.18

DRIVEN autonomous vehicle trials to start before Christmas

'Innovate UK'-backed project DRIVEN recently announced that it will start trials of autonomous vehicles on London’s roads. The vehicles are expected to drive autonomously by Christmas of this year....

23.11.18

ARCADE present at the CEN CENELEC Workshop

The European Committee for Standartization (CEN) and the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standartization (CENELEC) jointly organised a one-day stakeholder workshop entitled “Urban Autonomou...

19.11.18

Study: US and Europe leaders in CAD innovation

The European Patent Office (EPO), in co-operation with EUCAR, has carried out a study providing a broader picture on patent applications in the field of connected and automated driving. As a more dive...

16.11.18

Deployment of autonomous taxis in Israel by 2022

Under the project name “New Mobility in Israel”, Volkswagen, in cooperation with two Israeli technology companies, have launched an autonomous taxi service. It will be implemented in Israel in ear...

12.11.18

CONCORDA: Towards automated driving on European motorways

Launched in October 2017, the CONCORDA (Connected Corridor for Driving Automation) project works towards the preparation of European motorways for automated driving and high-density truck platooning....

09.11.18

Researchers publish results of The Moral Machine

If a self-driving vehicle is driving along the road and something – a child, an adult or an animal – suddenly steps out in front of it, what should it do? Should it swerve to avoid the pedestrian...

05.11.18

Swedish Transport Agency allows use of self-driving Volvo cars

Volvo, one of the leading partners of the CAD initiative, has got the permission from Swedish Transport Agency to test their self-driving cars on the streets in the Gothenburg area. With this allowanc...

29.10.18

Public Consultation on Connected and Automated Driving

The European Commission recently launched a public consultation on how Europe should build trust in connected and automated mobility services. The consultation that will be open until 4 December 2018...

29.10.18

Become an Effective CAD Contributor

ARCADE, a new EU-funded project that aims to coordinate consensus-building and cooperation across stakeholders for a safe and harmonised deployment of Connected and Automated Driving (CAD), invites st...

23.10.18

SCOUT Deliverables Published

The “Safe and COnnected AUtomation in Road Transport” (SCOUT) project, a coordination and support action funded by the European Commission with the objective of promoting a common roadmap for the...

20.10.18

ARCADE Kick-off Meeting

Over 30 stakeholders gathered in Brussels on 18 -19 October 2018 to launch the ARCADE project (Aligning Research & Innovation for Connected and Automated Driving in Europe), which will continue t...

19.10.18

Euro NCAP: New automated driving technology under examination

The European New Car Assessment Programme (EURO NCAP), which provides consumer information on the safety of new cars, has recently published the results of their first testing on automated driving....

05.10.18

CARTRE Achievements Presented at the ITS World Congress 2018

The ITS World Congress 2018, which took place from 17-21 September in Copenhagen, provided the ideal opportunity for the Connected Automated Driving (CAD) initiative to engage with professionals of t...

04.10.18

Take part in POLIS’ Survey on Automated Driving!

As automated driving is approaching in giant leaps, the network POLIS (Cities and Regions for Transport Innovation), which regroups European cities and regions working together to develop innovative t...

21.09.18

#EUGoesDriverless Newsletter 8th Issue

The CAD initiative has presented the last version of the #EUGoesDriverless Newsletter at the ITS World Congress 2018 in Copenhagen. During the four days Congress, copies of the 8th edition of the ne...

17.09.18

Workshop on Connected and Automated Driving Pilots

On 11-12 September the CARTRE initiative organised a workshop in Brussels on Connected and Automated Driving Pilots. This was a follow-up workshop in a series that were organised in 2016 and 2017 t...

12.07.18

IMPACT Connected Car Open Second Call

IMPACT Connected Car, the EU initiative, that aims at creating value link-chains for innovation in the Connected Car OpenSpace, opened its second call for start-ups to apply for fundings, acceleratio...

02.07.18

Bulgaria, Greece and Serbia agreed on a 5G cross-border corridor

The Digital Assembly 2018 that took place in Sofia, Bulgaria on the 25-26 June was an excellent opportunity to join efforts towards the future of connected automated driving in Europe. During the e...

30.06.18

California moves forward with AV testing

Since while ago the testing of self-driving cars has been taken place in the State of California and currently, mobility service providers and manufacturers are pushing for going further with the tes...

29.06.18

#EUGoesDriverless Newsletter 7th Issue

As the end of the SCOUT project is approaching, the 7th version of the CAD Newsletter is highly dedicated to the findings and results of this initiative. Readers will be able to find information on...

25.06.18

Last chance for early bird discount to attend the ITS Word Congress 2018

Under the theme “ITS – Quality of Life”, the 25th anniversary ITS World Congress will take place in the Danish capital of Copenhagen from 17-21 September. The CARTRE project will have a booth at...

21.06.18

How Europe is performing on connected and automated mobility?

On 19 June 2018, the Forum for Mobility and Society  (FMS) organised a breakfast policy event in which stakeholders interested in automated driving had the change to address some of the most importan...

19.06.18

Automated Valet Parking demonstration in Tampere, Finland

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, one of the partner in the CARTRE project, organised a demonstration of automated valet parking on 19 June in Tampere, Finland. The demo was organised in the...

18.06.18

CAD partner invited to the European AI Alliance

The European Commission has appointed 52 experts to the new High-Level Group on Artificial Intelligence who will be in charge of making recommendations on how to address mid-and long-term challenges a...

31.05.18

#EUGoesDriverless Newsletter 6th Issue

Titled 'the driverless revolution' the Connected Automated Driving in Europe Initiative publishes the 6th version of the # EUGoesDriverless newsletter. In this edition, readers will find a detailed s...

15.05.18

Autonomous van for deliveries tested in Belgium

Belgium has carried out its first self-driving test in the city of Mechelen, during a three-day trial. The van is completely self-driving with a maximum speed of 8 km/h. The delivery truck was part o...

01.05.18

ERTRAC Strategic Research Agenda: Updated

The updated Strategic Research Agenda for FP9 was launched at the TRA congress on 16 April 2018. The document is structured in six chapters based on the new Vision of ERTRAC, which provides long-term...

18.04.18

HUMANIST opens registration for its 6th Conference

The HUMANIST, research organisation based in France has open the registration for the 6th Conference taking place in the Hague on the 13-14 June 2018.  As one of the CARTRE associate partners, SWOV t...

12.04.18

#EUGoesDriverless Newsletter 5th Issue

The Connected and Automated Driving in Europe Initiative has published the 5th issue of the # EUGoesDriverless newsletter. In this version, readers will find a summary of the ERTRAC workshop that...

20.03.18

Report: SCOUT workshop on roadmap for level 4/5 CAD

Over 40 experts participated in the workshop “Building a comprehensive European roadmap for level 4/5 connected and automated driving” organized by the SCOUT project, which was held in Brussels on...

28.02.18

California: toward the deployment of autonomous vehicles

The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) just announced a new set of regulations governing the driverless testing and public use of autonomous vehicles on California roads. Despite self-dr...

26.02.18

Public Consultations on CARTRE Thematic Areas

With the aim to progress on the strategic development of connected automated driving, the CARTRE initiative has opened a series of public consultations on the different CARTRE thematic areas. Exp...

21.02.18

Call for papers: Smart Systems for Clean, Safe and Shared Road Vehicles

With the aim to detect novel trends in automotive electronics and communication systems and to discuss their implications, the International Forum on Advanced Microsystems for Automotive Applications...

18.02.18

Spanish drivers have the highest intention to try connected vehicles

According to the Kantar TNS Connected Car report, in Europe, Spanish drivers have the greatest intention of buying connected vehicles. The report, which explores the attitudes and behavior of motori...

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