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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...

12.02.18

#EUCAD2018 campaign launched

As part of the organisation of the Interactive Symposium on Research & Innovation for Connected and Automated Driving in Europe taking place in Vienna from 19-20 April 2018, the Connected Automate...

08.02.18

Connected vehicles soon to be circulating around French cities

In 2017, the French Capital was the scenario of several experiments with autonomous cars. Paris started the year testing automated shuttles on a dedicated lane of the Charles de Gaulle bridge and als...

02.02.18

SAVE THE DATE: Interactive Symposium on Connected and Automated Driving

With the support of the European Commission and the ERTRAC European Technology Platform, the CARTRE and SCOUT initiatives are co-organising an Interactive Symposium on Research & Innovation for...

01.02.18

#EUGoesDriverless Newsletter 4th Issue

The Connected and Automated Driving in Europe Initiative has published the 4th issue of the # EUGoesDriverless newsletter. It provides you with some of most relevant 2017 events and activities of the...

26.01.18

AUTOPILOT Project Demonstrates Software Solutions

This week, the European AUTOPILOT project met at the AutomotiveCampus in Helmond for its first Plugfest. During this event, multiple software solutions for automated driving were demonstrated by leadi...

25.01.18

UK Consultation on Smart Infrastructure on its way

Until the end of this month, the UK Department for Transport will run a public consultation on remote control parking and highway assist systems. The consultation seeks comments by experts and by the...

16.01.18

Improving U.S. users acceptance of autonomous technology

According to the Study done by Deloitte Global Automotive Consumer Study in 2018, U.S. trust in autonomous vehicles has considerable improved. Compared with last year study were 74 percent of consume...

15.01.18

European cities lead global race for Future of Mobility

European cities outperform their global counterparts in urban mobility. This is the finding of a new report by global consultancy Deloitte, which calculates an urban mobility index. Helsinki, Amsterda...

12.01.18

Europe opts for the development of connected vehicles

The European Project IMPACT Connected Car wrapped up its first call on Wednesday. Over 500 startups and SMEs from 41 countries applied for funding and training opportunities in the field of connected...

08.01.18

IEEE Smart Vehicles 2018: Call for Papers

The SmartVehicles 2018 workshop will bring together academics, researchers, and industry professionals from around the world to discuss and exchange ideas on recent developments, current research chal...

03.01.18

Further steps ahead for self-driving busses

The year 2018 starts with good news for self-driving busses. The Swedish edition of The Local reported recently that the Swedish Transport Authority has given a green light for the first driverless bu...

02.01.18

British Commitment to CAD Policy and Testing

The United Kingdom is geared towards maintaining its leading role in connected and automated driving deployment. A recent governmental paper identifies urban mobility as one of the key challenges to a...

19.12.17

Winter Horizons in Automated Driving

With winter coming up and much of European infrastructure being put to standstill by snow and ice, a research project by Finnish CARTRE partner VTT has successfully achieved a new milestone for automa...

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