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04
Jan
2017

From ambition to meaning…

A recently published article in Thinking Highways gives an overview of what we learned at the 11th ITS European Congress n automation. From policy, through legal aspects to the technology available today; read the full article here.

06
Dec
2016

VRA Webinar 9 – Impact assessments for Automated Road Systems: results from the project CityMobil2

02 December 2016 13:30- 14:30 Brussels time (CET) Speakers: Satu Innamaa, VTT Mike McDonald, University of Southampton Carlo Sessa, Institute of Studies for the Integration of Systems Moderator: Adriano Alessandrini, CityMobil2 project coordinator The presentations from […]

27
Oct
2016

VRA @ 23rd ITS World Congress, Melbourne

VRA supported several activities during the 2016 ITS World Congress held in Melbourne, 10-14 October on various topics related to automation. Below, you will find a short summary of the key sessions and access to the presentations. […]

15
Sep
2016

Automation to solve ‘last mile problem’

A recently published article in Passenger Transport gives an overview of how automated pods and shuttles could provide a solution to the last mile problem, a highlight of current national and European activities and the lessons learnt. Click […]

30
Aug
2016

VRA Newsletter #3 (July 2016)

The third issue of the VRA Newsletter (July 2016) is available for download: VRA Newsletter 3 – July 2016

24
Aug
2016

Trilateral EU-US-Japan WG on Automation in Road Transportation – Meeting 22 July 2016

The Trilateral WG on Automation in Road Transport (ART) met in the summer of 2016 on 22 July, following the Automated Vehicles Symposium  taking place in San Francisco. The meeting started off with updates from the three […]

05
Aug
2016

The emergence of truck platooning – Baltic Transport Journal

A recently published article in the Baltic Transport Journal gives an in-depth overview of truck platooning development in Europe and the future of deployment in Europe. Click through to read the full article. To subscribe to the […]

06
Jul
2016

Current activities in Vehicle and Road Automation: a European and international overview

A paper assessing the current ongoing and future planned activities fostering vehicle road automation in Europe has been submitted, accepted and presented at the 11th ITS European Congress in Glasgow in June 2016. Davide Brizzolara, […]

14
Jun
2016

VRA @ 11th ITS European Congress, Glasgow

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.  Below, you will find a short summary of the key sessions […]

06
Jun
2016

VRA @ GCDC 2016

The GCDC 2016 was the second second edition of the Grand Cooperative Driving Challenge. The first GCDC was held in May 2011 in Helmond, the Netherlands. More information at: http://www.gcdc.net/ Maxime Flament, co-ordinator of VRA presented the […]

27
May
2016

Connected Cars Europe 2016

On 17 May, the Connected Cars Europe conference brought together 180 delegates for a dual policy and business discussion on building the right regulatory environment for Europe’s Connected Car sector. More information can be found here. […]

10
May
2016

AdaptIVe Technical workshop, 21-22 April 2016

Experts from the research sector and from the industry presented the latest developments in sensors and advanced sensor fusion, automated driving applications and human factors. In addition, evaluation and validation of automated vehicles was discussed and state-of-the-art […]

29
Apr
2016

Trilateral EU-US-Japan WG on Automation in Road Transportation – Meeting 17 April 2016

The Trilateral WG on Automation in Road Transport (ART) met in the spring of 2016 on 17 April, prior to the TRA conference taking place in Warsaw. The meeting started off with updates from the […]

05
Feb
2016

Report on the VRA – iMobility Forum meeting, 29 January 2016

An update on the meeting of the VRA – iMobility Forum Automation Working Group held on 29 January 2016. Key items on the agenda included: a status update of the WG, European networking activities, status of international cooperation, […]

03
Feb
2016

Trilateral EU-US-Japan WG on Automation in Road Transportation – Meeting 14 January 2016

A Trilateral EU-US-JPN ART WG meeting was held in Washington DC, USA, on 14 January 2016. Over 30 attendees representing US, Japan, and EU viewpoints participated  in the one-day session covering regional updates and discussions […]

09
Jan
2016

VRA Deliverables (Period 2)

Some of the VRA projects’ public deliverables (Period 2) are now available and published on this page, enjoy your reading! D2.2 Report on VRA Network D3.1.1 Deployment paths D3.3.2 Standardisation and Certification D3.4.1 Connectivity D3.5.1 […]

16
Nov
2015

VRA @ 22nd ITS World Congress in Bordeaux – Presentations

VRA supported several activities during the 2015 ITS World Congress held in Bordeaux 5-9 October, on various topics related to automation including stakeholder workshops, special interests sessions and demonstrations.  Below, you will find a short summary of […]

12
Nov
2015

VRA – iMobility Automation Working Group Meeting – Minutes and Presentations

VRA partners along with iMobility Forum Automation Working group members met in Brussels on 23 September 2015 to discuss on the priorities and activity planning, as well as areas of future cooperation. Updates on the […]

20
Oct
2015

Stakeholder Workshop Video – Cooperation in the field of Connected and Automated driving

SW7 – Cooperation in the field of automated and connected vehicles supporting smart mobility and  the EU-Presidency, Bordeaux 2015 The workshop presented the current status of the preparation of the Transport Council, taking place 14th […]

10
Oct
2015

ITFVHA – International Task Force on Vehicle and Road Automation – 2015

Bordeaux, 04/10/2015 The ITFVHA 2015 was held in conjunction with the ITS World Congress in Bordeaux (04/10/2015). More than 50 persons participated to the meeting organised in different session on the following main topics: – […]

07
Oct
2015

Workshop on Legal Aspects of Automated Driving – 17 September 2015

AdaptIVe held a project workshop on legal aspects of automated driving on 17 September 2015 at the Federation of French Car Manufacturers in Paris, France. Speakers presented a wide array of topics, sharing their expertise from a […]

08
Sep
2015

VRA Webinar 8 – Traffic Management in the Era of Vehicle Automation and Communication Systems (VACS)

04 September 2015 15:30- 16:30 Brussels time (CET) Speaker: Dr. Maxime Flament (ERTICO – ITS Europe) Prof. Markos Papageorgiou (Technical University of Crete, Chania, Greece) Moderator: Dr. Maxime Flament (ERTICO – ITS Europe) The presentations from […]

15
Aug
2015

Automated Vehicles Symposium – 21-23 July 2015

The 2015 AVS took place in An Arbor Michigan, 21-23 July 2015 bringing together stakeholders to discuss, debate and learn on the legal and regulatory landscape for automated vehicles.  The following issues were discussed in […]

07
Jul
2015

VRA Newsletter #2 (June 2015)

The second issue of the VRA Newsletter (June 2015) is available for download: VRA Newsletter 2 (June 2015)

02
Jul
2015

VRA Webinar 7 – Vehicle Automation: Challenges and Opportunities for Cities

In collaboration with Viajeo Plus (http://www.viajeoplus.eu/) 30 June 2015 16:00- 17:00 Brussels time (CET) Speaker: Dr. Davide Brizzolara (ERTICO – ITS Europe) Dr. Yanying Li (ERTICO – ITS Europe) Mr. Matthieu Graindorge (City of La […]

30
Jun
2015

Automation in the focus of Horizon, the EU Research and Innovation magazine

Automation has been in the focus of several articles published in the course of June in the EU Research and Innovation magazine, Horizon . In the article  “Driverless taxis to become a major form of […]

16
Apr
2015

Socio-economic impact workshop – CityMobil 2, La Rochelle, 30-31 March 2015

International experts took part in a socio-economic impacts workshop in La Rochelle 30 and 31 March 2015 to discuss potential effects of vehicle automation on several parts of our societies. Participants discussed long-term  impacts of […]

13
Apr
2015

VRA Webinar 6 – Cooperative Automation: Activities in the European Project i-GAME

26 March 2015 16:00- 17:00 Brussels time (CET) Speaker: Mr. Bastiaan Krosse (TNO) Mr. Jacco van de Sluis (TNO) Mrs. Elham Semsarkazerooni (TNO) Moderator: Dr. Maxime Flament (ERTICO-ITS Europe) The presentations from the Webinar are […]

03
Apr
2015

Legal Issues – Automation WG Meeting “Regulatory Needs for Vehicle and Road Automation” , 23 March 2015

Two iMobility Forum working groups – Legal Issues, Automation – came together on 23 March in Brussels to discuss regulatory needs for vehicle and road automation. The primary objective was to identify actions to support […]

20
Mar
2015

The state of ITS in Europe – featured in Standard ITS, publication of ITS Korea

The recurring publication Standard ITS published by ITS Korea, has dedicated several sections on introducing the state of European ITS activities with special focus on ITS policy, technologies, market trends in Europe, the state of automation […]

14
Mar
2015

VRA Deliverables (Period 1)

VRA projects’ public deliverables (Period 1) are now available and published on this page, enjoy your reading! WP2 – Networking Activities D2.1 – Report on VRA Network WP3 – Deployment Needs D3.1.1 – Deployment paths for […]

19
Feb
2015

5th iMobility Forum Plenary meeting, 28 January 2015

The 5th iMobility Forum Plenary meeting took place in Brussels 28 January 2015 focusing on “Horizon 2020: Policy priorities and EU initiatives supporting intelligent mobility in Europe”.  Policy priorities and initiatives discussed include the high level […]

15
Feb
2015

VRA – iMobilityForum Automation Working Group Conference Call (06/02/2015) Minutes

VRA supported the iMobilityForum Automation Working Group during a Conference Call held the 6th of February 2015. During this conference call, the following topics have been discussed: 1) a preliminary structure of the White paper […]

11
Feb
2015

VRA Webinar 5 – “From Advanced Active Safety Systems to Automated Systems: From interactIVe to AdaptIVe and beyond”

06 February 2014 14:00- 15:00 Brussels time (CET) Speaker: Dr. Angelos Amditis (ICCS) Moderator: Dr. Maxime Flament (ERTICO – ITS Europe) More than 90 persons participated to the Webinar “From Advanced Active Safety Systems to […]

10
Dec
2014

01/012/2014 VRA – CityMobil2 Reference Group Workshop

VRA supported the CityMobil2 Reference group meeting organised in Lausanne (Swiss) held the 1st December 2014.  The CityMobil2 Reference Group involved  stakeholders with a keen interest in automated transport systems. The purpose of meeting was […]

09
Dec
2014

02/12/2014 iMobility Forum Automation WG meeting (Lausanne, Swiss)

VRA supported the organisation of the Automation Working Group meeting held in Lausanne (02/12/2014). During this meeting the activities of the iMobility Forum Automation WG  in collaboration with VRA have been discussed.  The main objectives […]

20
Nov
2014

SMART 2010/0064 – Definition of necessary vehicle and infrastructure systems for Automated Driving

Please find below the final report of the project SMART – 2010/0064 (Definition of necessary vehicle and infrastructure systems for Automated Driving) SMART_2010-0064 study report final_V1 2

14
Oct
2014

VRA WEBINAR 4 – “Human Factors in vehicle automation: activities in the european project adaptive”

10 October 2014 15:00- 16:00 Brussels time (CET) Speaker: Emma Johansson (VOLVO) Moderator: Dr. Maxime Flament (ERTICO – ITS Europe) More than 70 persons participated to the Webinar on Human Factors organised by VRA. The […]

01
Oct
2014

ITFVHA – International Task Force on Vehicle and Road Automation – 2014

The ITFVHA was held in conjunction with the ITS World Congress in Detroit. The meeting was organised in different session on the following main topics: – Session 1: Industry perspectives on Vehicle Automation (e.g. the activity […]

01
Oct
2014

VRA @ 21st ITS World Congress 2014, Detroit

VRA has participated in and organised multiple sessions at the 21st ITS World Congress in Detroit, 7-11 September 2014. SIS20-Is There Vehicle Automation without Accurate Maps? Non-withstanding the investment needed on the roads, a shift […]

01
Sep
2014

VRA Newsletter #1 (August 2014)

The VRA Newsletter #1 (August 2014) is available for download: VRA_Newsletter_1_August_2014 This Newsletter illustrates the main activities of the VRA project Consortium involving also other different projects in the field of automation. The content of […]

01
Jul
2014

VRA @ 10th ITS European Congress, Helsinki

The Vehicle and Road Automation networking support action has participated to various activities at the 10th ITS European Congress held in Helsinki including participation at an executive and multiple special interest and technical sessions. The topic […]

23
Jun
2014

VRA Webinar 3 – “Automation @ ITS European Congress: main feedback and highlights”

Friday (20/06/2014)  16:00 – 17:00 The speakers (Dr. Maxime Flament, ERTICO ITS-Europe and Dr. Lytrivis Panagiotis, ICCS) ) provided an overview of the main topics on Automation discussed during the Congress highlighting the main outcomes […]

03
Jun
2014

Communication and Data in Connected Vehicles

Walton Fehr (ITS Joint Program Office) illustrates the activities of the “Southeast Michigan 2014 Project” working on communication and data fundamentals. A short presentation is available: Communication_and_Data_in_Connected_Vehicles More information on: http://www.its.dot.gov/testbed.htm

21
May
2014

Trilateral WG meeting + Automation WG (08/05/2014)

Herewith the agenda, minutes and presentation of the Trilateral WG meeting + Automation WG held in Antwerp (08/05/2014). Agenda: 20140507-08 AWG WS Final Agenda Minutes: 20140508_Workshop_WG_Automation_Trilateral_minutes Short Summary: 20140507-08_Workshop_WG_Automation_summary Presentations: 01 – Status of U.S. Digital Infrastructure (Carl K. Andersen, […]

21
May
2014

VRA – Automation WG Open Workshop (07/05/2014)

Herewith the agenda, minutes and presentation of the VRA – Automation WG Open Workshop held in Antwerp (07/05/2014). Agenda: 20140507-08 AWG WS Final Agenda Minutes: 20140507_Workshop_WG_Automation_minutes Presentations: 01 – VRA: Support action for Vehicle and Road Automation network (Maxime […]

25
Apr
2014

VRA Webinar 2 : “Driver Assisted Truck Platooning”

Evaluation, Testing, and Stakeholder Engagement for Near Term Deployment Friday (25/04/2014) 16:00-17:00 More than 70 participants for the first VRA Webinar on “Driver Assisted Truck Platooning”! Speaker: Richard Bishop (Bishop Consulting)* Moderator: Dr. Maxime Flament (ERTICO […]

15
Apr
2014

VRA brochure

For a quick, graphical overview of the project, click here to download the VRA brochure.

28
Mar
2014

VRA Webinar 1: “Long Term Socio-Economic Effects of Mobility Automation in Cities”

Friday (28/03/2014) 14:30-15:30 More than 100 participants for the first VRA Webinar on “Long term socioeconomic effect of mobility automation in cities”! Dr. Adriano Alessandrini (Citymobil2 project Coordinator) with the moderation of Dr. Maxime Flament […]

06
Feb
2014

11th Automation Working Group meeting, 24 January 2014

Herewith the agenda, minutes and presentation of the 11th Automation Working Group meeting (ERTICO – ITS Europe, Brussels – 24 January 2014) Agenda: iMobility Working group Automation Agenda 24012014 Minutes: 20140124_iMobility_Forum_Automation_Minutes_public Presentations: 1. iMobility forum WG (Automation […]

05
Feb
2014

VRA Consortium Meeting, 23 January 2014

Herewith the agenda, minutes and presentations of the VRA  Consortium Meeting held in ERTICO – ITS Europe: Agenda:  20140123_WP2_AGE_VRA meeting v02 Minutes: 20140123_VRA_Consortium_Meeting_minutes Presentations: 1. Companion: Cooperative dynamic forMation of Platoons for sAfe and eNergy-optImised gOods […]

15
Nov
2013

10th Automation Working Group meeting, ERTICO – ITS Europe, 2 October 2013

Herewith the agenda, minutes and presentation of the 10th Automation Working Group meeting, Brussels, 2 October 2013 Agenda : AUTO WG Agenda 2 Oct 2013 Minutes : AUTO WG Minutes 2 Oct 2013 Presentations : […]

01
Nov
2013

VRA @ 20th ITS World Congress, Tokyo

Maxime Flament, coordinator of the VRA support action contributed to the following sessions (special interest and technical) during the 20th ITS World Congress held in Tokyo, 10-14 October 2013. SIS37 – Roadmap to Automation This […]

16
Oct
2013

VRA – 1st Concertation Workshop, ERTICO – ITS Europe, 1 October 2013

Herewith the agenda, minutes and presentations of the Workshop : Agenda: VRA_20131001_WP22_concertation meeting Agenda v05 Minutes: VRA Minutes 1-Oct-2013 Presentations : 1. VRA: Support action for Vehicle and Road Automation network, ERTICO – ITS Europe […]

10
Oct
2013

iMobility Working Group Automation in Road Transport, ERTICO – ITS Europe, 9 July 2013

You will find herewith the Minutes minutes meeting 9-07-2013 Presentation iMobilityForum_Automation Open workshop2 3.2_SC iMobilityForum_Automation_19092013 Road map Automation Roadmap final

08
Aug
2013

VRA @ 9th ITS European Congress, Dublin

SIS 38 Towards automation of vehicles and roads in Europe After the presentation of the efforts done in the Automation WG of the iMobility Forum; this Session describes the different research approaches addressing Vehicle and Road Automation […]

15
Jul
2013

iMobility Forum Automation Working Group meeting, Brussels, 8 May 2013

Please find herewith the following material materials: Agenda: Agenda_Automation_20130508 Minutes: Minutes_Automation_20130508 Presentation: 4.3 SC iMobilityForum_29052013        

17
May
2013

Joint meeting of iMobility Forum Automation Working Group and the tri-lateral working group automation, ERTICO – ITS Europe, 8 March 2013

The  joint meeting of the iMobility Forum Automatin Working Group and the tri-lateral working group automation took place at the ERTICO – ITS Europe office on 8 March 2013. Agenda : Agenda for the 7th […]

15
Mar
2013

iMobility Forum Automation Working Group meeting, Brussels, 24 January 2013

Please find herewith a presentation : 2.8_iMobilityForum_Automation_WG_progress_20130131

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