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UK launches first commercial driverless testing lab

UK launches first commercial driverless testing lab

The Darwin SatCom Lab, based at the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus, is now open to businesses wishing to investigate test connectivity solutions for connected and autonomous vehicles.

Bosch and Peachtree Corners collaborate on the “city street of the future”

Bosch and Peachtree Corners collaborate on the “city street of the future”

The Georgia city will enable Bosch to prove out its latest, most advanced edge computing capabilities to manage and analyse traffic via Curiosity Lab’s connected intersection.

Autonomous shuttle tees up at Welsh golf tournament

Autonomous shuttle tees up at Welsh golf tournament

In what claims to be a world-first for the transport of sports people at an event, Aurrigo’s vehicle will be used to take golfers and their caddies from the club house to the first tee.

The threat of urban canyons to autonomous vehicles

The threat of urban canyons to autonomous vehicles

The continued growth of skyscrapers and urban infrastructure means AVs are at risk of signal black-out in cities across the world, warns UK-based AV software specialist, Oxbotica.

Newcastle launches autonomous shuttle trial

Newcastle launches autonomous shuttle trial

The driverless mobility service, operated by Keolis Downer, is being funded in the Australian city through a $5m grant from the Federal Government’s Smart Cities and Suburbs Programme.

Curiosity Lab teams with Kennesaw State University for open source V2V project

Curiosity Lab teams with Kennesaw State University for open source V2V project

KSU researchers selected Curiosity Lab as one of its primary test locations due to the lab’s autonomous vehicle test track and commitment to supporting and facilitating innovation.

Taipei to operate autonomous shuttle in bus lanes

Taipei to operate autonomous shuttle in bus lanes

Taipei City Government and start-up Turing Drive are working together to validate autonomous driving technologies in the Taiwan capital.

O2 5G technology to be used for driverless trials in London

O2 5G technology to be used for driverless trials in London

The mobile operator has signed an agreement for its technology to be used for connected and autonomous testing at London’s Smart Mobility Living Lab.

Helsinki citizens give positive feedback to 'robot' buses

Helsinki citizens give positive feedback to 'robot' buses

More than 2000 passengers have ridden on the driverless bus, including many first timers, and the majority said they felt safe and secure.

Mobileye helps cities and utilities prepare for a smarter future

Mobileye helps cities and utilities prepare for a smarter future

The Intel company is using IoT connectivity from Orange Business Services for its next-generation platform that helps municipalities plan for smart cities.