29 May '12, 2pm

Volvo's Sartre road train's autonomous cars go 50 mph over 120 ...: With each new phase of Volvo's Sartre road t...

Volvo's Sartre road train's autonomous cars go 50 mph over 120 ...: With each new phase of Volvo's Sartre road t...

SARTRE road train premiere on public roads For the first time ever a road train comprising a Volvo XC60, a Volvo V60 and a Volvo S60 plus one truck automatically driving in convoy behind a lead vehicle has operated on a public motorway among other road users. The historic test in Spain was highly successful. Vehicle platoon tests in the SARTRE (Safe Road Trains for the Environment) project - a joint venture between Ricardo UK Ltd, Applus+ Idiada, Tecnalia Research & Innovation, Institut für Kraftfahrzeuge Aachen (IKA), SP Technical Research Institute, Volvo Technology and Volvo Car Corporation - are making progress. One major step forward was taken last week on a motorway outside Barcelona - the first-ever test drive of a road train among other road users. "We covered 200 kilometres in one day and the test turned out well. We're really delighted," says Linda Wahlström, pro...

Full article: http://green.autoblog.com/2012/05/29/volvos-sartre-road-t...

Tweets

Road train project debuts on public road

thegreencarwebsite.co.uk 28 May '12, 9am

An automated road train -consisting of a Volvo XC60, Volvo V60, Volvo S60 and a truck-has been tested on a public highway ...

SARTRE road train premieres on public roads; fo...

greencarcongress.com 28 May '12, 2pm

SARTRE road train premieres on public roads; focus now shifts to fuel consumption 28 May 2012 SARTRE public road test. Cli...

EUROPE BY TRAIN

aardvarktravel.net 02 Jun '12, 3pm

I see youre in France already.. assuming you do live in London though? If so then Eurostar is obviously going to be a star...

EUROPE BY TRAIN

aardvarktravel.net 02 Jun '12, 8pm

Yes, the Munich to Innsbruck route (the one via Garmisch and Mittenwald, rather than the Kufstein route) is an absolute ge...

Another milestone on the road to a sustainable future

Another milestone on the road to a sustainable ...

greenharmonyhome.com 30 May '12, 8pm

Credit to: Passive House Institute, Germany Review of the 16th International Passive House Conference by Dr. Wolfgang Feis...

#BirminghamPride #bus diversions and road closu...

networkwestmidlands.com 31 May '12, 12pm

Birmingham Road, RIGHT at Empire Cinema onto Holland Road, continue Upper Holland Road (Temporary Bus Stop by South Parade...

The MINI Road Trip of a Lifetime to the South of France

The MINI Road Trip of a Lifetime to the South o...

justluxe.com 29 May '12, 9pm

Steering was a chore when parallel parking, but fine otherwise. We drove through the German countryside before reaching th...

Can Local Businesses Jump On The Pinterest Train?

searchengineland.com 29 May '12, 3pm

Do visuals play a key role in your products or services? If your business sells jewelry or art, prepares gourmet meals, la...

#html5 Industrial apps go multi-platform - EE Times

#html5 Industrial apps go multi-platform - EE T...

eetimes.com 30 May '12, 4am

ruggedized Motorola Solutions' ET-1 tablets you see point-of-sale clerks at Home Depot and elsewhere wielding to display p...

"Top 10 Mercedes Cars Since 2000" #auto @MBUSA

"Top 10 Mercedes Cars Since 2000" #auto @MBUSA

justluxe.com 29 May '12, 10am

Lifestyle Top 10 Mercedes Cars Since 2000 By: Chris Taylor | Posted on May 29, 2012 | 0 Comments The cars produced by Merc...

Military Vets Train for Wind Power Employment

Military Vets Train for Wind Power Employment

cleantechnica.com 02 Jun '12, 2pm

“To say they are not dangerous is ignorant. The amount of safety classes, first aid and rescue training, OSHA certs, ect. ...

Heavy rain, flooding, gridlocked traffic: servi...

lothianbuses.com 04 Jun '12, 1pm

5 - Hunter's Tryst - The Jewel 7 - Newhaven - Royal Infirmary 8 - Muirhouse - Royal Infirmary 10 - W Harbour - Torphin 11 ...

$120 Million for New Energy Innovation Research Hub

$120 Million for New Energy Innovation Research...

triplepundit.com 03 Jun '12, 9am

The Obama Administration has just launched a $120 million research program for new energy materials called the Critical Ma...

Traffic police to step up on road enforcement, following Ferrari accident

Traffic police to step up on road enforcement, ...

straitstimes.com 31 May '12, 10am

File photo of a motorist being booked for reckless driving by the Traffic Police (TP) on the Pan-Island Expressway. The po...