A world first in autonomous technology has helped a Coventry manufacturing specialist claim a prestigious prize at the Heathrow Clean Vehicles Partnership Awards.
Zero flight delays, smooth baggage delivery and efficient airside operations is the holy grail for the world’s busiest airports. Currently, the average flight delay across all UK airports stands at 16 minutes(1), which may not seem like a huge interruption in a day, but ultimately it is the passengers who have to pay the price when they miss their connecting flight due to a delayed take-off. Whilst air congestion and poor weather conditions are both contributing factors to this disruption, airside operations can be slowed down significantly due to the time taken for luggage to be transported from the baggage hall to the aircraft and vice versa…
Recognised for the implementation of our autonomous ‘smart dolly’ at Terminal 5, Heathrow Airport, Aurrigo proudly receive the ‘Innovator Award’ from the Clean Vehicles Partnership Awards 2019.
Scott Shearan, Development Engineer at Aurrigo sits down to speak of his experience with the BBM Global Industry Scholarship. Scott has been with Aurrigo since September 2017, after moving from Australia at just 21 – he discusses how he got involved with the scholarship, some of the challenges he’s faced, and how it has benefited him in his full-time role.
Showcasing some of the top innovative transport solutions designed for the future- today!
Dedicating a week each year to bring about a collection of businesses across the UK, the #GreenGreatBritainWeek2019 arrived in Coventry on Wednesday last week. The aim of the event was simple; to demonstrate continuing efforts in delivering greener and more efficient transport solutions – all happening within the city.
Hosted by the University of Warwick, the annual British Science Festival, which travels around the UK each year, took place last week. With the aim of the festival to ‘connect people with scientists, engineers, technologists, and social sciences’, and to give people the chance to ride in an autonomous pod.
On her second day in the job, Aurrigo’s new Marketing Assistant, Emily Matthews, attended the event alongside the Aurrigo team to give members of the public the chance to experience self-driving technology.