CAV Scotland Press Coverage

  • New event looks to connected and autonomous future

    A new event that brings together global experts in connected and autonomous vehicles (CAV) with live demonstrations has been set up to assess the latest developments and debate and discuss the way forward, with future trials and research across the world, including in Scotland. CAV Scotland 2018, which is a Transport Scotland event, will be organised by Transport Network, part of the Hemming Group, publishers of SMART Highways, Highways magazine and organisers of Traffex Road Expo Scotland, Traffex and Traffex Seeing is Believing.
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  • Scotland to host major CAV event in autumn

    A new event that brings together global experts in connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) with live demonstrations has been set up to assess the latest developments and debate and discuss the way forward with future trials and research across the world, including in Scotland. CAV Scotland 2018, which is a Transport Scotland event, will be organised by Transport Network, part of the Hemming Group, publishers of SMART Highways, Highways magazine and organisers of Traffex Road Expo Scotland, Traffex and Traffex Seeing is Believing. The aim of this new event, at the Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh, alongside Traffex Road Expo Scotland, on October 31st and November 1st, is to bring together the sectors of the industry in Scotland responsible for the delivery, regulation and management of CAVs on the Scottish network with the world’s leading experts and thought leaders in the field alongside the technology companies/demonstrators and associated organisations with an interest in CAVs.
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  • UK’s Transport Network launches event to discuss CAV development

    The UK’s Transport Network is launching an event that will feature live demonstrations from global experts in connected and autonomous vehicle development, to assess, debate and discuss how trials and research of CAVs should be conducted. CAV Scotland 2018 will be held at the Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh, alongside Traffex Road Expo Scotland, on October 31 and November 1, 2018. Although the regulations and policies around CAVs are not devolved, the Scottish government wishes Scotland to be at the forefront of developments in this area, offering high-quality test and demonstration opportunities to developers and industry.
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  • Driverless vehicles a benefit but not a panacea

    The driverless vehicle is “here” – but not yet in Scotland. Trials started in London more than three years ago and companies worldwide are racing to develop the technology. Nobody knows yet how quickly such transport will take off, and what impact it will have, but early versions have become firmly established, with 3.5 million people using automated ”pods” to take them two miles between Heathrow Airport’s terminal five and a car park two miles away since they were launched seven years ago.
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  • Bringing Connected and Autonomous Cars to Scotland

    A new event that brings together global experts in connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) with live demonstrations has been set up to assess the latest developments and debate and discuss the way forward with future trials and research across the world, including in Scotland.
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