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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...

12.09.17

Trials with autonomous pods for seniors in Australia

A leading Australian health care provider is planning to use autonomous pods for increasing the mobility of seniors in its homes. An Australian website reported last week that residents in returement...

11.09.17

Expert group releases report on automated transport

The European Commission has released a new report by an international expert group on automated transport. As the Commission reports, this report was prepared under the initiative of the Directorate-G...

08.09.17

European Commission commits to automated driving

On Tuesday, MEP Ismail Ertug organised the 4th edition of the Driving Future Platform. The keynote address was delivered by Commissioner Maroš Šefčovič, who referred to the enormous changes that a...

07.09.17

Self Drive Bill clears US House of Representatives

Yesterday, the US House of Representatives passed an ambitious bill on autonomous vehicles. The bill reached unanimous support across the full political spectrum represented in Washington D.C. The so-...

06.09.17

Driverless busses to ensure mobility in rural Japan

Last week, the Japanese Transport Ministry kicked-off a trial of self-driving busses in the centrally located Tochigi prefecture. As the Japan Times reports, the trials for autonomous busses are meant...

05.09.17

Valet Parking test bed in Germany

Last month, work has started to equip a car park in the Western German city of Düsseldorf for Automated Valet Parking functionalities. This is part of the German-funded KoMoD project, in which CARTR...

04.09.17

Estonia targeted as test ground for driverless technology

Estonia's public broadcaster today reported an Israeli interest to test technologies for autonomous cars on Estonian roads. According to the source, Mobileye, a leading provider of visual assistance s...

03.09.17

United States release update report for 2017

The US Department of Transportation has released an updated report on its activities in the field of ITS this week. The publication explores benefits, costs and lessons learnt on ITS, which are summar...

01.09.17

Collection of policy strategies on CAD advancement published

Yesterday, the Transport Research Board (TRB) of the US National Academy of Sciences published a collection of strategies to advance connected and automated driving. The briefing paper reiterates the...

31.08.17

South Korea pursues plans for large-scale test bed

This week, South Korean news agency Yonhap reported that the country is pushing for a large-scale test bed for autonomous driving in the city of Hwaseong, close to the capital of Seoul. The facility,...

30.08.17

Europe leading the patent race on autonomous driving

Three CARTRE project partners are leading the global race towards autonomous driving, as reported by the Cologne Institute for Economic Research this week. In a short paper, the institute collated the...

26.08.17

Testbed development in German automotive heartland

This week, the preparations for a large-scale testbed for connected and automated driving in the German Land of Baden-Wuerttemberg have begun. Following a decision by the regional government from last...

25.08.17

UK to start truck platooning trial

CARTRE associated partners Department for Transport and TRL have agreed today to start a platooning trial of six trucks on British highways. The Department for Transport commissioned TRL to lead a con...

24.08.17

Germany adopts roadmap on ethical autonomous driving

Yesterday, the German government has adopted a roadmap on ethical guidelines for automated driving. The country, which was the first one to pass legislation on this subject, had installed an ethics co...

23.08.17

Eastlink is foreseen Level.3 hands-off-the-wheel driving on Australian freeways

In partnership with VicRoads, the Australian Road Research Board (ARRB), La Trobe University and RACV, EastLink has been very active undertaking trials on one of Australia’s largest tollways to...

11.08.17

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...

09.08.17

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...

29.07.17

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...

28.07.17

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...

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