A capital plan – with global implications

In central London average traffic speeds of around 10 mph are much the same now as they were 100 years ago – an era when horse-drawn carriages ruled the roads.     We are trying to do our bit to improve things in the city with five research experiments. London-based pilot projects for car-sharing, parking, […]

Introducing the car that can drive itself

Able to calculate 2.5 million measurements every second, Ford’s automated research car uses four infrared light sensors to generate a real-time 3D map that experts say provides a more comprehensive image than any human driver ever could. The car, which bounces infrared light off everything within roughly 70 metres – including vehicles, pedestrians, and cyclists […]