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

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.

Autonomous vehicle specialist to market driverless product to world’s airports

Autonomous vehicle specialist to market driverless product to world’s airports | TheBusinessDesk.com

Aurrigo, the Coventry-based autonomous vehicle specialist, has developed an autonomous dolly to transport luggage around airports. Since March the company, which also produces driverless pods, has been working with British Airways at Heathrow to use its expertise to develop the world’s first autonomous baggage carrying dolly.

Accessibility must be at the heart of new transport tech

  • New transport technologies could be transformative and empowering for those with mobility issues
  • Disability organisations the National Autistic Society, Muscular Dystrophy UK, Scope, Blind Veterans UK and Whizz-Kidz on board with principle that future transport must be accessible for all
  • The Inclusive Transport Strategy sets out the Government’s aim to make the entire transport network accessible by 2030
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Coventry firm launches landmark project Down Under

Coventry firm launches landmark project Down Under

A Coventry manufacturer has launched Australia’s first-ever driverless mobility service in a retirement village. Aurrigo, in collaboration with Regional Development Australia, has launched the autonomous vehicle trial at the Lendlease-owned Elliot Gardens retirement village at Port Elliot. The trial will showcase how autonomous technology can deliver improved mobility for the 330 residents living in 194 villa homes at the 66-acre village.

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