Addison Lee wins Innovate UK backing for driverless vehicles project
Company among first winners of connected and autonomous vehicles (CAV2) competition, worth £31million
Addison Lee is leading an industry consortium that has won UK Government funding from the Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV).
The Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV) is a joint unit of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and the Department for Transport. CCAV is a single point of contact for those in industry, academia and internationally set up to keep the UK at the forefront of the development of connected and autonomous vehicle technology. For further information and to stay updated on the latest news and government activity on connected and autonomous vehicles visit www.gov.uk and follow us on twitter at @ccavgovuk.
CAV2 projects awarded funding will be led by:
• Addison Lee
• Amey Group Information Services Ltd
• Ashwoods Lightfoot Ltd
• AVL Powertrain UK Ltd
• CGA Simulation Ltd
• Crypta Labs Ltd
• CyNation Limited
• Dynniq UK Ltd.
• Epitomical Ltd
• Horiba Mira Ltd
• IDIADA Automotive Technology UK Ltd
• Jaguar Land Rover
• Navtech Radar Ltd
• Oxbotica Ltd
• Richmond Design and Marketing Ltd
• Tantalum Corporation
• UbiPOS UK Ltd
• Westfield Sportscars Ltd
The announcement of CAV2 winners builds on the £20 million allocated to projects in the first competition, CAV1, and the further £19 million invested by Government in 2016 in three driverless car trials in Greenwich, Bristol, Milton Keynes and Coventry.
Read the full Government announcement here.
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