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Intelligent Vehicles

-- Connected and autonomous vehicles --


Our research facilities

Our unique facilities include the world’s first immersive 3xD simulator for intelligent vehicles, where we test the real-world robustness and capability of technology, and develop the next generation of communication protocols.

Real world testing

We are the lead partner in the Midlands Future Mobility project. Focused in the Midlands, the UK’s heart of automotive innovation, Midlands Future Mobility is developing an extensive highly-connected and monitored CAV ecosystem that will play a crucial role in shaping the transport sector.


Our areas of expertise



Human factors

Verification and validation

Our education programmes

MSc Smart, Connected and Autonomous Vehicles


HVM Catapult

WMG is one of the founding members of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult (HVMC), and the lead centre for Vehicle Electrification and Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAV) within the HVMC network. The centre is also active in showing how Digital Manufacturing technologies can help improve company and supply chain competitiveness.

As part of the £640m Government funding package for HVM Catapult, WMG was allocated £100m in 2018 to continue strengthening UK industry through collaborative R&D, innovation and technology transfer from automotive into other transport sectors over the next five years.

-- Collaborations --

We have a number of successful collaborations in Intelligent Vehicles