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AA trial suggests connected cars prevent breakdowns

A trial of ‘AA Connect’ technology in 10,000 cars has found that more than one in six (17%) developed problems that were identified before they led ... Read more

TomTom and Cubic call for more intelligence in government’s road policy

The Chancellor’s Autumn statement is being criticised for not considering enough the use of technology to solve the transport issues facing the country.



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AlcoSense personal breathalyser now in Halfords

The personal breathalyser manufacturer AlcoSense’s new sub-£100 product is now on sale in leading motoring chain Halfords, in time for the Christmas season.

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Ford to test driverless cars in Europe next year

Ford has announced that the company will begin testing autonomous vehicles on European roads next year, ahead of its deadline to introduce ride-sharing fleets in 2021.

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Europe sets out C-CAV strategy

The European Union has set out its strategy on Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems (C-ITS), which it calls a milestone initiative towards cooperative, connected and automated ... Read more

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NICE calls for range of traffic changes to improve air quality

More speed cameras and lower speed limits are two of the ideas being put forward by health experts in order to improve air quality.

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Dynniq joins TMT2 procurement framework

Dynniq UK is the latest company to announce it is part of the latest Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Traffic Management Technology framework having successfully gained ... Read more

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Car companies collaborate on ultra-fast charging network

A number of car companies have agreed a joint venture to create what they call the highest-powered charging network in Europe.

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Survey suggests British people want autonomous cars as “designated driver”

A new survey suggests that British people would use a driverless car when they’re over the drink-drive limit, but would not trust them to do the school ... Read more

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Lords hearings into driverless cars now online

The series of hearings by the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee  into future uses of autonomous vehicles in the UK are now online for ... Read more

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TS Catapult warns on cyber security threat

The UK Transport sector needs to increase its focus on Cyber-Security in the face of rapidly emerging technological developments, according to Transport Systems Catapult (TSC).


US proposes guidelines to deal with distracted drivers

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released proposed guidelines aimed at addressing driver distraction caused by mobile and other electronic ... Read more



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