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This article is about a new report from Arthur D. Little that predicts that interleaving autonomous vehicles with human-piloted ones on UK roads will actually increase traffic. The real-world simulation analysis demonstrated that purely autonomous vehicles would reduce urban congestion, but that a...
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Self-driving cars may need lessons in breaking the law

This article is about how driverless cars may have to be programmed to break the rules of the road to prevent accidents and traffic jams according to the Law Commission. A review of legislation governing autonomous vehicles said that certain circumstances could require them to mount the pavement,...
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Arthur D. Little research finds digital technology will...

London, 5 November, 2018 – Arthur D. Little (ADL) today published a new research report that highlights the impact digital technology such as AI, advanced analytics, self-learning systems and the Internet of Things will have on the innovation process. 93% of respondents in its global survey agreed...
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Drive my Car

This article is about how the driverless revolution could be trickier than we think. The article discusses the results of Arthur D. Little’s study ‘Capacity effect of autonomous vehicles’ which points to a fundamental difficulty: driverless cars are programmed to obey the rules and not take risks,...
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Chaos predicted as law-abiding robots join human drivers

This article is about how the introduction of driverless cars to busy city centre streets risks causing traffic chaos and more congestion because law-abiding “robo-vehicles” will refuse to take risks. The article discusses the results of Arthur D. Little’s study ‘Capacity effect of autonomous...
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The future of mobility 3.0

The mobility industry has not been spared from the recent spate of technological advancements and innovations driven by the fourth industrial revolution. These major technological developments, including big data, artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things and the emergence of new, compact...
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Arthur D. Little finds introducing autonomous vehicles will...

London, 31 October, 2018 – Arthur D. Little (ADL) has published a real-world simulation analysis that demonstrates that switching to totally autonomous vehicles significantly reduces urban congestion by a factor of 10, but that mixing human and robot drivers together will increase traffic jams by...
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Battery technology on the rise: Strategies and future...

The battery market is seeing unprecedented interest and investment. This comes from existing battery manufacturers, vehicle makers, chemical companies, energy suppliers and others, with many businesses moving outside their traditional comfort zones. However, amid all the positive announcements,...
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Networking Fast

We increasingly see deployment of applications and services provisioned by underlying gigabit broadband. This is enabling people, machines, and applications to collaborate effectively and intelligently in order to enhance quality of life, improve mobility, grow economies and empower decision-making...
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Learning from Failure

In 2011 the tragic events at Fukushima called the nuclear industry to a sudden halt. In the months after the accident, several nuclear programs – for example, in Switzerland, Thailand, the Netherlands, Japan and, to some extent, the US – were put on hold or stopped entirely. Now, seven years later...
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