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CAD study final report – Exploring the possible employment implications of connected and automated driving

18 January 2021

IRU is the world’s road transport organisation and is the voice of more than 3.5 million companies operating mobility and logistics services in over 100 countries. It leads solutions to help the world move better. The IRU published on 12 January, a report that presents findings of a study on exploring the possible employment implications […]

UK Connected and Automated Mobility Roadmap – Ongoing data collection

15 January 2021

Join the CAM Creators already on the Roadmap. Key information CAM Creator data – Questions 6-7 are the most important. They regard real-world contributions against Roadmap activities. Please submit as much as you’re able against these questions. You’ll need to submit against at least one of these to be featured as a CAM Creator in the Roadmap. […]

TomTom-Backed European initiative delivers road safety data ecosystem

14 January 2021

The collaboration initiative between TomTom and the Data for Road Safety has resulted in a ready-to-deploy system to warn drivers about dangerous driving conditions. Automakers, Tier 1 suppliers, road traffic authorities, EU member states and location technology providers, partnered on a proof of concept (POC) between June and October 2020. They have now signed a […]

Cities Toulouse and Dubai nominated to host ITS Congresses

13 January 2021

Toulouse and Dubai have been nominated as preferred cities to host future ITS Congresses. The ITS European Congress is planned to be held in Toulouse in 2022 and the ITS World Congress in Dubai in 2024. The ITS European Congress is the largest event entirely dedicated to smart mobility and digitalisation of transport and it […]

Recording of ARCADE’s workshop on common evaluation methodology for automated driving tests

8 January 2021

On 23 November 2020, ARCADE organised an online worshop to discuss future development of new evaluation activities and tools for comprehensive assessment of automated driving. Experiences and lessons from recent trials were reflected against methodology handbooks, to identify gaps in current guidelines and processes. Additionally, methodological gaps and lessons identified in the workshop were used as input […]

Dates for this year’s EUCAD conference edition revealed

5 January 2021

The European Commission, together with the ARCADE project (1), is pleased to announce the third European Conference on Connected and Automated Driving, which will be held virtually from 20 to 22 April 2021. It is now time to make CCAM a reality together. The European Commission intends to establish a new European Partnership on Cooperative, […]

The Commission announces that autonomous vehicle makers should be held responsible for accidents

4 January 2021

The UK’s Law Commission announces that the “user in charge” of autonomous vehicles should not be held responsible in case of an accident, speeding, or breaking red lights when the car is in self-driving mode. The Law Commission instead suggests that responsibility should fall on the developer or manufacturer of the hardware that enables self-driving […]

Recording of the SLAIN online conference “Road Infrastructure Requirements for CAVs”

17 December 2020

Under the banner Road Infrastructure Requirements for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAV)- Results from the CEF SLAIN project, EuroRAP held its online conference on 10 December to discuss the outcomes on the SLAIN CAV results and to chart the future strategic directions on the Road Infrastructure Requirements for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles. The virtual event gathered over […]

Eight European associations and projects commit to the TransCortinuum Initiative

16 December 2020

The TransContinuum is the unison of related digital technologies which offers solutions for the operation of complex data workflow systems. The TCI Initiative is developing a vision of characteristics of the infrastructure required for the convergence of data and compute capabilities in many leading edge industrial and scientific use scenarios. A paradigm change is needed: […]

Complete WISE-ACT’s 2020 survey on user preferences!

11 December 2020

The WISE-ACT COST Action is a European-wide network that explores the wider impacts of Autonomous and Connected Transport. This survey is co-ordinated with the Eurobarometer through a collaboration with the European Commission Joint Research Center. It takes around 15 minutes to complete and has been approved by the Research Ethics Committees of the Universities of […]