World first puts Midlands in the driverless driving seat

The UK Autodrive project involved Tata Motors and Aurrigo, demonstrating connected and autonomous vehicles (Credit: Fabio De Paola/PA Wire)
The Midlands has put itself in the driving seat for the development of connected and autonomous vehicles (CAV) with the world's first multi-CAV demonstration. It is the culmination of a £20m government-funded project, UK Autodrive, which has brought together experts in a consortium that includes Jaguar Land Rover, Coventry City Council, Aurrigo, Horiba MIRA and Gowling WLG. Coventry has been at the heart of three days of demonstrations as a project to trial connected and autonomous vehicles - often described as driverless c... For the full story register now for free or login below...