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Connected mobility on agenda at Low Carbon Vehicle event

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The UK’s Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV) and the Transport Systems Catapult (TSC) have joined the Steering Committee for the Low Carbon Vehicle (LCV2016) technology showcasing and networking event. 

The Cenex-LCV event, which takes place on September 14 and 15 at Millbrook in Bedfordshire, UK, is the single-largest meeting place for the research community within the UK motor industry and its supply chain.  Last year the Cenex-LCV event attracted over 1,000 organisations and more than 200 exhibitors. 

CCAV and the TSC are working with Cenex to create showcasing and networking activities for the Intelligent Mobility community.

Iain Forbes, head of the Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles said: “The Cenex-LCV event is widely recognised as the meeting place for the UK’s motor industry innovators.  I was very pleased to attend last year’s LCV event as my first public appointment in post, and one year on, I am looking forward to presenting on the achievements of CCAV in its first full year of operation.  My team and I will be participating in a government stand, organised by the Advanced Propulsion Centre to promote the work of CCAV, and look forward to engaging with UK and international visitors.”

Steve Yianni, CEO of the Transport Systems Catapult, added: “The TSC has been a regular attendee at past Cenex-LCV events and we view the event as one of the most important in our annual calendar, so we are excited at the opportunity to further support the event on the steering committee.  We featured our Traveller Needs and UK Capability Study at last year’s event and this year will be highlighting our new Technology Strategy for Intelligent Mobility, which is helping to build a shared vision for the future of transport in the UK. We’ll also be demonstrating a selection of innovations on our stand, allowing attendees to experience the future of transportation.”

Robert Evans, CEO of Cenex, said: “Cenex welcomes the Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles and the Transport Systems Catapult as supporting partners for this year’s Cenex-LCV event.  For the global motor industry, Connected Autonomous Vehicles represent the next big innovation challenge, running concurrently with the transition to low carbon vehicles.  All future vehicles will be designed to be low carbon, intelligent and connected.  The importance of intelligent mobility to low carbon is now widely acknowledged, and we aim to ensure the Cenex-LCV event content and community engagement reflect this.”

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