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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...

12.12.17

Living Lab initiated in Catalonia

During the ITS World Congress last month, a consortium from the Spanish autonomous region of Catalonia announced the initiation of a Living Lab for automated driving. CARTRE project partner APPLUS+ ID...

05.12.17

Connected Automated Driving at the EFECS

This year the European Forum for Electronic Components and Systems (EFECS) is taking place from 5 to 7 December in Brussels focusing on ‘Digital Future’. Special sessions on mobility, connectivity...

24.11.17

Singapore schedules driverless last-mile shuttles

This week, the government of Singapore announced that it will deploy autonomous busses in three new districts of the South Asian city state. In the coming five years, driverless shuttles are expected...

14.11.17

End of November: Last chance to complete the KPIs Survey

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...

09.11.17

UK is to be a world leader in autonomous vehicle technology

During his speech to the Association of British Insurers this week, UK's Transport secretary, Chris Grayling expressed his enthusiasm for having completely driverless cars in Britain in less than four...

06.11.17

Driver engagement during assisted driving: Call for papers

The International Conference on Driver Distraction and Inattention is the premiere international event on this topic and is designed to bring participants up-to-date on developments in this field. Th...

03.11.17

ITS WORLD CONGRESS: Integrated Mobility Driving Smart Cities

From October 29th to November 2nd was possible to witness self-driving car demonstrations takings place in the city of Montréal thanks to the 2017 ITS World Congress that was taking place in this C...

27.10.17

Autonomous driving will become reality on German streets

German towns are expecting to see first self-driving buses by 2018. The testing of the automated driven buses is taking place in southeastern Germany. The 12-person bus designed by the French star...

12.10.17

Autonomous shuttle bus trials now in the UK

The NAVYA shuttle, the autonomous electric shuttle bus is appearing in the UK for the first time. The trial will be taking place at London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this autumn. The shuttle whi...

06.10.17

New compendium on British and European research projects

The Centre for Connected and Automated Vehicles, a unit of the United Kingdom's Department for Transport, has released an extensive list of CAD projects. The compendium presents efforts in the United...

04.10.17

CAD Webinar Series (III): AdaptIVE Evaluation Framework

On Monday afternoon, Christian Roesener of the RWTH Aachen's IKA delivered the third installment of the CAD Webinar Series. In his presentation, he covered the methodological foundations of the recent...

03.10.17

Participate in C-ITS Survey for European Project

The European project C-Mobile has opened its C-ITS Survey and invites stakeholders to participate. The main objective of the survey is to collect views on C-ITS Services from end-users and key stakeho...

02.10.17

ERTRAC/CARTRE Workshop

On 28 September, a joint workshop between the European CARTRE project and ERTRAC, the European Road Transport Research Advisory Council, took place in Brussels. During the event, CARTRE's role in gal...

23.09.17

Six months of EU and EEA cooperation on cross-border testing

Six months ago, 29 European countries, Members of the European Union and of the European Economic Area, have signed a Letter of Intent to intensify cooperation on testing of automated road transport i...

18.09.17

Cross-border testing of autonomous cars becomes reality

During the IAA in Frankfurt, European Commissioners Oettinger, Bulc and Gabriel welcomed commitment by several EU Member States to engage in cross-border testing of automated driving. In a joint state...

14.09.17

L3Pilot Project kicked off

Yesterday, the European project L3Pilot was kicked off in Wolfsburg, home to the project coordinator Volkswagen. Focusing on large-scale piloting of SAE Level 3 functions, the project brings 1,000 tes...

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