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Coventry’s Aurrigo named as lead partner in £3.2m ‘Cambridge’ autonomous shuttle project

Aurrigo Cambridge Concept Pod

One of the UK’s leading forces in self-driving technology has been chosen to develop a new autonomous shuttle service in Cambridge.

Aurrigo, the dedicated autonomous vehicle division of RDM Group, has teamed up with Smart Cambridge – a collaboration of Cambridgeshire Country Council and the Greater Cambridge Partnership (GCP) – to successfully bid for £3.2m of Government funding to develop the innovative transport solution.

The multi-million grant from the Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV) will be used to build and trial six 10-15 seater self-driving shuttles to operate on the Southern section of the existing guided busway, initially for an out-of-hours service, when buses aren’t running.

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Cambridge is on track to be the first city in the UK to have a ground-breaking autonomous shuttle service as part of its public transport network, after a successful bid for £3.2milllion of Government funding to develop trial vehicles. Smart Cambridge, led by Cambridgeshire County Council, and the Greater Cambridge Partnership have secured the multi-million …

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