ERTICO welcomes ITMO University to the Partnership

ERTICO is excited to announce that the ITMO University, a top higher education institution in Russia and one of the top universities in the world, has joined its Partnership. This new collaboration opens ERTICO’s network to another important player in the research sector. ‘Intelligent Transport Systems is one of the top application fields where ITMO’s excellent programmers and researchers could make the most impact through the collaboration with colleagues from universities, research centres and companies – the other Partners of ERTICO. We are excited to join!’ says Daria Kozlova, the First Vice-Rector of the ITMO University. With over 120 years of experience, the ITMO university is the...


Industry experts release study on CAD and its social implications

What are the short, medium- and long-term impacts of connected and automated driving (CAD) on jobs, employment, skills and knowledge? What are the key policy areas for the European Union to take timely actions on connected and autonomous vehicles? These are some of the questions addressed in the report implemented by the ERTICO team and key industry partners on behalf of the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (DG RTD) of the European Commission. Exploring the possible employment implications of CAD, the main report presents four different scenarios outlining future CAD deployment and fleet compositions up to 2050. The main part of the report provides an analysis of the...


Continental and HERE jointly Create Natural 3D Automotive Navigation

Continental, HERE and Leia Inc are collaborating to bring 3D navigation into display solutions for vehicle cockpits. This innovation marks an important building block towards a safer user experience. HERE’s 3D depiction of buildings and topography is displayed in Continental’s Natural 3D Display with Leia’s Lightfield technology. The Lightfield technology makes the 3D effect visible from various angles, allowing both the driver and passengers to view. ‘3D display technology not only brings an impressive new factor into the cockpit but it can also create a more intuitive interaction between driver and vehicle, contributing to enhanced driving safety,’ said Jens Brandt, the Vice...


TRAN Committee calls for taking cycling into account in the TEN-T guidelines

The European Parliament Committee on Transport and Tourism adopted on 10 December 2020 an own-initiative report on the upcoming revision of the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) guidelines. Among the areas for improvement listed in the report is improved integration of cycling and EuroVelo into the guidelines, in line with the ECF proposals. The report was discussed by the Parliament plenary on 19 January 2021.  The Trans-European Transport Network is the EU’s flagship transport policy, covering a network of roads, railway lines, inland waterways, ports, maritime shipping routes, airports, and railroad terminals in Europe. The ECF closely follows the current revision process for the...

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