The city plans to open up more public roads for autonomous vehicles operations after safety verification and performance evaluation.
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Lime has launched a new zone detection technology that rapidly informs riders of safety information in relation to their geographical location.
Dubai aims to convert 25 per cent of all mobility trips into self-driving trips across various modes of transportation by 2030.
According to the European Patent Office Patent Index 2019, transport was the fifth largest field at the EPO and one of the fastest-growing, with European innovators accounting for more than half of transport-related applications.
Ahead of TRA2020, Risto Öörni, Senior Scientist at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, discusses the role of highly automated vehicles in society and their portfolio of benefits.
The proof of concepts demonstrated by Toyota's automated driving software development company, TRI-AD, are said to expand map coverage and reduce the time needed for map updates.
The initial tests will run in Gjesdal (Norway), Helsinki (Finland) and Tallinn (Estonia) in the spring and autumn of 2020, and pilots will also later be launched in Lamia (Greece) and Helmond (the Netherlands).
With the release of the report Automatic for the people?, Rebecca Fuller, Assistant Director at the Urban Transport Group, considers what the future could hold for connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) and debates the potential issues that the industry – and public – is likely to face.
The report has identified key areas in which the UK government should focus on in order to ease the transition into an autonomous future.
This is said to be the first operational flight permit for long term testing flight of Ehang's air taxi - EHang 216 - in Europe, which aims to lay foundation for the future of urban air mobility (UAM) operations in other EU countries.
The pilot autonomous project - SmartBus - aims to increase mobility among the residents (of whom less than 50 per cent have access to a car) and bring the neighbourhood closer together.
The specification is said to be the first government and industry-backed standardisation programme that aims to help promote safe public trials and development testing of automated vehicles in the UK.
Scientists from Chung-Ang University have developed what is said to be a highly accurate and efficient camera orientation estimation method that looks to enable autonomous vehicles to navigate safely across distances.