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TRL – New Chief Executive appointment

TRL New Chief Executive Appointment

The board of TRF, the holding company of TRL Ltd, have announced the appointment of Paul Campion as the new Group Chief Executive with effect from 1 July 2019. Paul was until recently the CEO of the Transport Systems Catapult where he worked closely with government and industry partners developing …

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Leading HGV trainiung provider welcomes driverless vehicles

LEADING HGV TRAINING PROVIDER WELCOMES DRIVERLESS VEHICLES

Trials of ‘driverless’ commercial vehicles planned for Britain’s roads in 2018 have received a cautious welcome by one of the transport and logistics sector’s leading training providers. System Group, which trains and supplies qualified drivers for national and international transport and haulage operators, says the sector needs to embrace the …

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Public research shaping the future of driverless vehicles

Public research shaping the future of driverless vehicles

Today the GATEway Project begins research into public acceptance of, and attitudes towards, driverless vehicles. The trials, which will see an autonomous vehicle driving in a complex urban environment, is not about robotising existing forms of transport, such as the car, but is examining ways to optimise mobility for the …

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Get ready for rise in logistics data urges Lobster 

Get ready for rise in logistics data urges Lobster

Logistics firms must be ready to handle the increased data load created by greater automation and monitoring, claims Chesterfield-based software experts, Lobster. The electronic data interchange (EDI) specialists are helping freight and delivery companies embrace the additional information available as technology advances. Jeni Steele, Lobster’s head of UK, said: “Driverless …

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Driverless trucks could revolutionize GCC transport

Driverless trucks could revolutionize GCC transport

Autonomous trucks, driverless vehicles that operate independently, are an emerging technology with significant potential benefits for GCC countries, according to a recent study by management consultancy Strategy& (formerly Booz & Co.). Today most freight moves inside and amongst GCC nations by road. More than one million trucks are currently in …

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