Tag Archives: TRL

Driving laws to be reviewed to accommodate self-driving vehicles

self-driving vehicles

The Government recently commissioned a detailed review of current driving laws to ensure the UK remains one of the ‘best places in the world to develop, test and drive self-driving vehicles’. The review is set to be on-going for three years and to be carried out by the Law Commission of England and Wales and the Scottish Law Commission will ... Read More »

Consortium explore autonomous vehicles ride-sharing service

autonomous vehicles

A collection of different companies including one of the UK’s biggest fleets are developing a business model for the mass-market introduction of autonomous vehicles (AV) by 2025. Luxury taxi giant, Addison Lee, estimates up to a third of London car journeys could be replaced by autonomous vehicles by 2025. This would account for 2.5 million passenger trips a day, equivalent to ... Read More »

Gov announce funding for Smart Mobility Living Lab in London

Smart Mobility Living Lab

The ambitious project will see the creation of a Smart Mobility Living Lab (SMLL) in London, based in the Royal Borough of Greenwich and nearby Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford. The Smart Mobility Living Lab: London will provide a real-world urban test bed in a complex public environment, capable of demonstrating and evaluating the use, performance and benefits of ... Read More »

TRL lead UK’s first autonomous van delivery

CargoPod

The CargoPod project was led by the Transport Research Laboratory (TRL) in line with its Government funded Gateway Project. This particular project was run in conjunction with Ocado Technology, which is a division within the online grocery shopping company Ocado. The CargoPod which took part in the trial will be used to transport customers’ shopping around a residential environment to imitate real-world use. The CargoPod ... Read More »