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THINKING VOLVO BUS AT COMING BUSWORLD KORTRIJK
At this exhibition Volvo Buses will also present a range of solutions in the field of active safety and autonomous driving, for both city buses and long-distance models. The “thinking bus” simulator will give visitors the chance to test how Volvo Dynamic Steering (VDS), the Pedestrian and Cyclist Detection System, Bus Stop Docking Concept and many other solutions work in realistic situationsRead article
VTT FINLAND TO DEVELOP INTELLIGENT TRANSPORT SYSTEMS WITH ITS RUSSIA
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd and ITS Russia have signed a partnership agreement concerning the development of intelligent transport systems (ITS). The objective of Project CAVLANE, as it s called, is to develop new services, products and standards for border crossings in particular.Read article
CONTINENTAL CUBE FOR SELF-DRIVING TRIALS TO FRANKFURT
Continental sees self-driving taxis as an obvious application for autonomous vehicles, particularly in cities such as Berlin, where the company says the average daily distance traveled by car is 20.2 km (12.5 mi) spread across three trips a day.Read article
AUTONOMOUS BUSES TESTED ON THE RUSSIAN ISLAND
The first driverless Russian bus, named Matryoshka, will soon be tested on the Russian Island (Far Eastern Federal District). The tests are being conducted in cooperation with Bakulin Motors Group company, as reported by the Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) press office.Read article
Get on board for the biggest bus event in the world
Busworld Europe and UITP have joined forces to bring the sector an unmissable event: the 'UITP - Busworld International Bus Conference'. For the very first time, UITP's established 'International Bus Conference' will take place in conjunction with Busworld Europe in Kortrijk and this under the theme 'Integrate + Connect!'.
The conference is taking place at Monday 23 October and Tuesday 25 October, followed by the 'UITP Research & Innovation Day' on 25 October.