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Over half of passengers opposed to driverless cars

A survey by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers gauges the reaction of people to being a passenger in a driverless car of the future. With increased activity in the development of autonomous or driverless cars as companies such as Google …

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UK autonomous vehicle development opportunities

The IMechE has commented on the inclusion of the Modern Transport Bill for autonomous and electric vehicles within the Queen’s annual speech. During her annual speech, HM the Queen stated “My ministers will ensure the United Kingdom is at the …

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Engineering body encourages vehicle autonomy

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers has issued a report calling for more encouragement for driverless cars and vehicle autonomy usage. Within the report headed by Philippa Oldham, the Head of Transport at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) in the …

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Seminar to address cycling safety around fleet vehicles

Brake is running a seminar in May for fleet managers to address the prevention of collisions between cyclists and heavy goods vehicles. The problem of addressing the danger to cyclists of blind spots when manoeuvring heavy goods vehicles will be …

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IMechE Report Available On Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS)

Industry Report from the UK’s Institution of Mechanical Engineers details the opportunities for industrial development of ITS or Intelligent Transport Systems. With traffic congestion alone costing the UK economy around 8 billion pounds each year and the burgeoning ITS market …

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