According to Planning for Connected and Automated Vehicles, published by the Centre for Automotive Research, “the term ‘connected and automated vehicle’ can refer to a variety of vehicle technologies currently being implemented to improve travel.”
The field of CAVs is developing rapidly nationally and internationally. Oxfordshire is home to some of the world’s leading companies in the area of CAVs. There are companies involved with:
  • vehicle production
  • software design
  • testing
  • cybersecurity
  • simulation
  • human-machine interface
  • public engagement.

How Oxfordshire County Council is involved

The Council is an enabler, advisor and partner in several externally-funded projects, including:

According to the DfT Code of Practice, there is a need to engage with the highways authority. The Council has streamlined this process to reduce uncertainty and red tape.
Trialling organisations must complete and return the trial engagement questionnaire at least three weeks before the planned start date. Upload the complete questionnaire to the CAV contact form.

Source:  Oxfordshire