Author Archives: Maria De Rycke

From ambition to meaning… what we learned about Automation at the 11th ITS European Congress

date January 4, 2017
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Automated vehicles have plenty of merits, quite a few opponents and engender a long list of open questions. They also rank pretty highly on the excitement scale making it one of the hottest topics in […]

3rd SIP-adus Workshop on Connected and Automated Driving Systems

date December 8, 2016
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On Nov 15-17, ITS Japan organised their third annual international SIP-adus workshop on connected and automated vehicles. The workshop was well attended by Japanese and international audience with 365 participants and 11 countries represented. The […]

ERTICO discusses automated driving at the UK House of Lords

date November 9, 2016
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Today, Hermann Meyer gave evidence to the UK House of Lords regarding highly automated vehicles on behalf of the ERTICO Partnership. Other witnesses included Claire Depré, Head of Sustainable and Intelligent Transport Unit, DG Transport […]

VRA sessions at the 23rd ITS WC in Melbourne – presentations now available!

date October 27, 2016
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VRA supported several activities during the 2016 ITS World Congress held in Melbourne, 10-14 October on various topics related to automation including certification, standardisation, trilateral cooperation and digital infrastructure. Click through to find out more about the activities […]

VRA Newsletter Issue 3 available for download!

date September 2, 2016
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The third issue of the VRA Newsletter is available for download in our library! In this issue we give an overview of the latest VRA activities as well as an update on the various  national and […]

VRA @ ITSWC16 – get the latest updates on automation in Melbourne!

date August 30, 2016
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One of the hottest topics  in ITS today are automated vehicles and their role in the transport  ecosystem. VRA and several VRA partners will be hosting several sessions at this year’s ITS World Congress coming […]

AutoNet2030 & COMPANION Final Events coming up!

date August 24, 2016
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Two of the most promising EU-funded projects in the framework of road automation are coming to and end this autumn, showcasing their final results at open final events. AutoNet2030 focused  on co-operative automated driving while the […]

The emergence of truck platooning

date August 5, 2016
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The role of automation and their impact on consumers is not always as direct as seems. The impact automated systems can have on commercial road  transport benefit the  everyday lived of millions by making freight transport safer, greener and […]

Physical and digital infrastructure – presentation at FISITA 2016

date July 15, 2016
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A paper prepared by Dr. Jacques Ehrlich, Research Director at IFSTTAR LIVIC LAB on the topic of physical infrastructure and its link with the digital infrastructure has been approved and included in the programme of […]

VRA @ 11th ITS European Congress, Glasgow – presentations available!

date June 14, 2016
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VRA supported several activities during the 2016 ITS European Congress held in Glasgow, 6-9 June on various topics related to automation including stakeholder workshops and special interests sessions.  Click through to find out more about the activities and view […]