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Coronavirus: ‘Extraordinary’ UK effort to produce thousands more ventilators

It comes after Matt Hancock made a public plea for help after it became apparent the UK would not have enough ventilators to cope.

Coronavirus: ‘Extraordinary’ UK effort to produce thousands more ventilators

UK firms collaborating to produce thousands more ventilators for the NHS say they are just days away from putting prototypes into production. Last weekend, Health Secretary Matt Hancock made a public plea for help after it became apparent the UK would not have enough ventilators to cope with the expected numbers of patients with serious COVID-19 symptoms. The Department of Health and Social Care confirmed they have asked suppliers to build “as many ventilators as they can”.

“You should always make mistakes, because if you don’t make mistakes you’re not pushing yourself hard enough.” Listen to Aurrigo CEO David Keene discuss how he leads through uncertainty and what it takes to make a family business successful

  • February 12, 2020
  • Blog

In just 3 months time, David Keene – CEO & Founder of RDM Group – will be celebrating 27 years of his business. He sits down with Jude Jennison and discusses how an idea generated in a box room has transformed into an international business, pushing boundaries amongst uncertainty every step of the way…

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Aurrigo showcase SWARM demonstration at the University of Warwick in collaboration with WMG and Milton Keynes

  • February 5, 2020
  • Blog

During a public demonstration at the University of Warwick, Aurrigo’s very own PodZero vehicles showcased their ‘swarming’ capabilities and shuttled keen attendees on campus. Demonstrating the exciting development in autonomous technology from research conducted at Warwick Manufacturing Group – designed, manufactured and deployed locally in Coventry.

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Aurrigo looks to solve airport ‘Health and Safety’ problem with launch of new Transport Safety System

A Typical Tug And Dolly Formation That The TSS Could Be Retrofitted To

The company behind a new autonomous dolly being tested at Heathrow Terminal 5 has launched its second new product for the aviation sector.

Aurrigo’s technical engineers have successfully developed a new Transport Safety System (TSS) that can be used to reduce the number of incidents involving baggage and cargo containers falling from towed dollies due to them not being locked down correctly.

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Smart dollies and the Coventry company making air travel better and greener

  • December 9, 2019
  • Blog

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…

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