Rio Tinto close to ending driver-led freight trains

Rio Tinto close to ending driver-led freight trains

The Financial Times has reported that Rio Tinto, the Anglo-Australian mining conglomorate expects to deploy close to 100 per cent driverless trains by the end of 2018, which they believe are safer as well as being less costly to operate. Rio Tinto reported the...
Singapore smart city accelerator expands

Singapore smart city accelerator expands

South Korea’s SparkLabs Group is partnering with Singaporean investor and venture builder IncuVest to expand its internet of things (IoT) and smart city-focused accelerator program to Singapore, according to TechInAsia. SparkLabs IoT is a global initiative that the...
Forth Bridge to host five autonomous buses

Forth Bridge to host five autonomous buses

Project CAV Forth, led by Fusion Processing, has secured a £4.35M grant to develop a high capacity Autonomous Bus Pilot Service across the iconic Forth Bridge. The project will convert five full-size Alexander Dennis single decker manually driven buses into autonomous...
Autonomous cars in London next month

Autonomous cars in London next month

Autonomous vehicles will be on the streets of London before Christmas 2018. The DRIVEN consortium has announced it will commence trials on London’s roads this month following successful ongoing trials in Oxford. The vehicles will be mapping the streets of Hounslow and...