UK Autodrive brings together leading technology and automotive businesses, forward-thinking local authorities and academic institutions to deliver a major three-year UK trial of autonomous and connected vehicle technologies taking place in Milton Keynes and Coventry. UK Autodrive is jointly funded by government and industry. The competition was delivered by the UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK. For further information, see www.ukautodrive.com
About Ford Motor Company
Ford Motor Company is a global company based in Dearborn, Michigan. The company designs, manufactures, markets and services a full line of Ford cars, trucks, SUVs, electrified vehicles and Lincoln luxury vehicles, provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company and is pursuing leadership positions in electrification, autonomous vehicles and mobility solutions. Ford employs approximately 203,000 people worldwide. For more information regarding Ford, its products and Ford Motor Credit Company, please visit www.corporate.ford.com.
About Jaguar Land Rover
Jaguar Land Rover is the UK’s largest automotive manufacturer, built around two iconic British car brands: Land Rover, the world’s leading manufacturer of premium all-wheel-drive vehicles; and Jaguar, one of the world’s premier luxury sports saloon and sports car marques. Our innovation is continuous: we will spend more than £4 billion in the coming year on new product creation and capital expenditure.
Tata Motors European Technical Centre PLC (TMETC), based in Coventry, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Motors Ltd. Created in 2005 as a UK-based centre of excellence for automotive design and engineering, TMETC provides research and development principally for Tata Motors Ltd, but also for selected partners in the automotive industry. www.tmetc.com
About Coventry City Council
Coventry City Council is a unitary authority. It means that we are responsible for all local government services within the city and the Council’s services touch the lives of all people who live, work or visit Coventry. The Council’s vision for the city is that it will be a place where everyone has an equal chance to be healthy, happy, safe and prosperous. Fundamentally the Council sees managed economic growth in the city as the foundation of allowing it to help improve the wellbeing of the people it serves.
Arup is the creative force at the heart of many of the world’s most prominent projects in the built environment and across industry. With over 80 offices in 35 countries, Arup has more than 13,000 planners, designers, engineers and consultants delivering innovative projects across the world with creativity and passion. www.arup.com