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West Midlands Mayor Andy Street meets local entrepreneurs at the NatWest Clean Transport Accelerator

West Midlands Mayor, Andy Street, today (23 January 2024) visited entrepreneurs who have taken part in the NatWest Clean Transport Accelerator at The University of Warwick to hear how the expertise it provided has helped them to grow their businesses.

Meet the expert – Professor David Greenwood: What is a Gigafactory and why do we need one in the UK?

On the day that Jaguar Landrover owners, TATA Sons, announce a £4m investment into a UK Gigafactory, expert Professor David Greenwood explains what gigafactories are, and why they're important to the UK automotive industry.

David Greenwood is a Professor of Advanced Propulsion systems, Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG), The University of Warwick

Wed 19 Jul 2023, 13:45 | Tags: WMG, Batteries, electric vehicles, transport

How road rage really affects your driving – and the self-driving cars of the future

New research by the University of Warwick has identified characteristics of aggressive driving – which impact both road users and the transition to self-driving cars of the future.

Tue 11 Apr 2023, 15:03 | Tags: automotive, WMG, autonomous vehicles, transport

World’s largest scenario database for Automated Vehicles is now open to public - Safety PoolTM Scenario Database

Leading experts at WMG at the University of Warwick and Deepen AI, have launched credit-based access to the largest public store of scenarios for testing automated vehicles. The Safety Pool™ Scenario Database, features over 250,000 different scenarios. WMG and Deepen AI are also working with regulators internationally to help evaluate the safety of Automated Vehicles using the Safety PoolTM Scenario Database.

Thu 22 Sep 2022, 10:41 | Tags: WMG, transport

University of Warwick proposes new quality and safety regulations report for micromobility vehicles

The UK is the last major Western economy not to legislate ‘Powered Micro Vehicles’. The University of Warwick wants to change that and has proposed a new set of regulations for allowing micromobility vehicles, such as e-scooters to operate legally in the UK. The report looks at ways to improve the quality and safety of models available, as well as providing clear guidance for authorities to deal with unsafe behaviour.

Thu 05 May 2022, 08:45 | Tags: research, WMS, renewable energy, transport

New report outlines the need for cross domain transport safety standards

A new report launched by Dr Siddartha Khastgir of WMG calls for a codified set of rules to define safe and acceptable behaviour for automated transport systems as well as a scalable safety assurance framework.

Fri 01 Apr 2022, 11:49 | Tags: automotive, WMG, autonomous vehicles, transport

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