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Mobility For All – A Special Report on Autonomous Vehicles And Accessibility

  • July 16, 2019
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Mobility For All – A Special Report on Autonomous Vehicles And Accessibility – Auto Futures

Autonomous vehicles should open up mobility options for people with disabilities and ageing populations. Automakers, transportation and advocacy groups are researching accessibility issues that need to be addressed to bring the best autonomous technology on the road for all. Auto Futures talked with the leading researchers in the field.

Heathrow’s autonomous baggage dollies

  • June 28, 2019
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Heathrow’s autonomous baggage dollies

The trial started in March and has seen an existing dolly converted using LIDAR and GPS technology into a self-driving, electric vehicle that promises to increase the speed of loading and unloading luggage at airports. Working with British Airways (BA), the adapted dolly has been moving around Terminal 5 at Heathrow Airport and is now also operating in the baggage handling area.

Autonomous baggage dolly takes off at Heathrow

  • June 26, 2019
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Autonomous baggage dolly takes off at Heathrow

A UK headquartered company is looking at the global roll-out of its autonomous baggage carrying vehicles following a successful trial at Heathrow. Aurrigo was approached by International Airlines Group (IAG) to use its driverless expertise to develop the world’s first autonomous ‘dolly’, a common piece of ground-handling equipment normally used to move loose baggage and […]

Self-driving dolly to help solve Heathrow’s baggage challenges

  • June 26, 2019
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Self-driving dolly to help solve Heathrow’s baggage challenges – The Manufacturer

An autonomous dolly that moves bags from planes to luggage halls has been developed and trialled at Heathrow Airport by Britain’s self-driving vehicle specialist Aurrigo. Coventry-based manufacturer Aurrigo was asked by International Airlines Group (IAG) to use its driverless expertise to develop the world’s first autonomous and electric baggage carrying solution.

Aurrigo delivers autonomous baggage solution for Heathrow

  • June 25, 2019
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Aurrigo delivers autonomous baggage solution for Heathrow

The company was approached by International Airlines Group (IAG) to use its driverless expertise to develop the world’s first autonomous baggage carrying dolly. The trial started in March and has seen an existing dolly converted using LIDAR and GPS technology into a self-driving, electric vehicle that promises to increase the speed of loading and unloading luggage at airports throughout the world.

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