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Westfield pod at Lakeside

Westfield and Conigital exhibited in Successful Lake District Pod Trials

A self-driving vehicle exhibited at Brockhole on Windermere this week to gain public feedback, as the Lake District considers autonomous vehicles as a sustainable transport solution. The Lake District National Park is the first National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site to take part in such a feasibility study with Midlands-based manufacturer Westfield Technology Group. […]

Autonomous Car Project seeks to emulate natural human driving in UK driving environment

A 30-month Autonomous Vehicle project led by Nissan’s European Technical Centre, as a part of Renault-Nissan Alliance research activities, will culminate in the most complex journey yet attempted across the UK without driver input. The ‘HumanDrive’ project vehicle will be expected to deal with a variety of UK unique driving scenarios, including country roads, high [...]

The Self-driving car that can ‘see around corners’

Jaguar Land Rover is leading a £4.7 million project to develop  self-driving cars that can ‘see’ at blind junctions and through obstacles. Britain’s biggest carmaker is leading a project called AutopleX to combine connected, automated and live mapping tech so more information is provided earlier to the self-driving car. This enables automated cars to communicate [...]

MOVE_UK: Driving the Future of Mobility

An Insiders View In picturesque Greenwich, South-East London, cars of the future are being tested in plain sight - yet the public has little idea that they are facilitating the evolution of how we get around our towns and cities. Since August 2016, the MOVE_UK project has studied Automated Driving Systems (ADS) in real-life conditions, [...]

Transport Data in an insecure world

Transport Systems Catapult CEO Paul Campion talks Data security, ownership, privacy and GDPR and how they effect data use in the transport sector. A commentator on my recent blog post about the need for transport data sharing made an important observation. He commented: “So long as there are no bad actors attempting to misuse the […]

Westfield pod at Lakeside

Westfield and Conigital exhibited in Successful Lake District Pod Trials

A self-driving vehicle exhibited at Brockhole on Windermere this week to gain public feedback, as the Lake District considers autonomous vehicles as a sustainable transport solution. The Lake District National Park is the first National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site to take part in such a feasibility study with Midlands-based manufacturer Westfield Technology Group. […]

Portugal Economic Forum highlights the opportunities for the UK after Brexit

MCAV were present at the Portugal Economic Forum on 11/04/18 at Bloomberg offices in London - and observed keynotes speeches from the Secretary of State, Eurico Brilhante Dias and Portuguese Prime Minister, Antonia Costa. Respectively they emphasised Portugal as being an ideal location for UK companies to base their subsidiary organisations to maintain their smooth [...]

*Special Offer for MCAV Members*

Working with our partners EEN, and in conjunction with Innovate UK, MCAV are delighted to offer fully funded spaces to UK businesses and research institutions, to attend a visit to the Netherlands on the 17 and 18 May. This mission will offer those looking to submit a bid for Horizon 2020 funding the opportunity to [...]

New era of growth for Midlands’ science and tech sector as Bruntwood set to acquire Innovation Birmingham

Leading property company, Bruntwood is set to acquire Innovation Birmingham, heralding a new era of major expansion at the region’s leading digital and technology campus. The deal, recommended by Birmingham City Council’s cabinet, will help the city’s digital economy flourish as Bruntwood seeks to work closely with key stakeholders to drive forward growth of the [...]

Conigital has been announced as SME of the Week by TSC Catapult

Our lead partners, Conigital are Transport Systems Catapult's SME of the week! The Conigital team have had a fantastic few weeks – they organised and delivered the highly acclaimed MCAV Conference and dinner in Birmingham and have also won funding from InnovateUK, to deliver an innovative and cutting-edge AI solution for driverless vehicles. Conigital are part of [...]