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18 Apr 2017

UK GOVERNMENT FUNDING FOR DRIVERLESS AND LOW CARBON PROJECTS

UK GOVERNMENT FUNDING FOR DRIVERLESS AND LOW CARBON PROJECTS The UK Government has awarded US$137 million (£109.7 million) of funding, alongside significant funding from industry, to help develop the next generation of driverless and low-carbon vehicles, as part of the Industrial Strategy and the government’s Plan for Britain.
Seven innovative projects will share grants from the latest round of funding from the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC), the joint industry-government programme to put the UK at the forefront of low carbon vehicle technology.

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17 Apr 2017

REPORT PROVIDES INSIGHT INTO EU TRANSPORT SECURITY

REPORT PROVIDES INSIGHT INTO EU TRANSPORT SECURITY Transport systems have always been subject to illicit acts against passengers, freight, infrastructure and vehicles. The latest report from the European Commission funded Transport Research & Innovation Portal (TRIP) says that research into policy and the technology to safeguard infrastructure and users is critical to respond to emerging risks, such as cybercrime. The report gives fresh insight into transport security in Europe, highlighting priority areas for research and policy

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11 Apr 2017

AUTONOMOUS BUSES FOR SINGAPORE

AUTONOMOUS BUSES FOR SINGAPORE The country’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) has signed a partnership agreement with ST Kinetics to develop and trial autonomous buses.ST Kinetics will develop and integrate the autonomous vehicle technologies on to two 40-seater electric buses that can be deployed to serve fixed and scheduled services for intra- and inter-town travel in the future.

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