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World first puts Midlands in the driverless driving seat

  • October 10, 2018
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World first puts Midlands in the driverless driving seat | TheBusinessDesk.com

The Midlands has put itself in the driving seat for the development of connected and autonomous vehicles (CAV) with the world’s first multi-CAV demonstration. It is the culmination of a £20m government-funded project, UK Autodrive, which has brought together experts in a consortium that includes Jaguar Land Rover, Coventry City Council, Aurrigo, Horiba MIRA and Gowling WLG.

UK Autodrive project concludes with three days of driverless car trials

  • October 10, 2018
  • News

UK Autodrive project concludes with three days of driverless car trials

The UK’s biggest trial of autonomous and connected vehicle technology – the UK Autodrive project – has concluded with three days of technology demonstrations across Coventry and Milton Keynes. As previously reported by The Engineer, the Arup led project – which involves a diverse mix of car-makers, local councils, academic research groups and even experts […]

Driverless car trial reaches conclusion

  • October 10, 2018
  • News

Driverless car trial reaches conclusion

The trial of a twenty million pound project to bring driverless cars to our region’s roads is coming to an end The trial has been going on in Milton Keynes. Designers have been working on brand new software that can not only drive a car to a chosen destination but also make it stop at traffic lights and detect when emergency service vehicles are approaching.

Driverless electric pod car cruises Westside during Conservative Party conference

  • October 2, 2018
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Driverless electric pod car cruises Westside during Conservative Party conference – Westside BID

A driverless electric pod car made its first journey in the West Midlands this week by cruising along Broad Street during the Conservative Party Conference. The Aurrigo PodZero arrived in Birmingham to give both conference visitors and the general public a chance to experience the future of transport.

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