Transport Research Laboratory (TRL)

2nd October 2019

AV Consortium Claims London Trials Proves Tech is Ready

A consortium of autonomous specialists have claimed its trials of driverless cars in London proves the technology’s market readiness. The UK’s DRIVEN consortium has completed 30-month government-supported project demonstrating...


15th August 2019

Shifting Driverless Standards Needed in a Changing World

Countries around the world look to maintain advantages in driverless vehicle development. The latest move was the announcement from British firm BSI that it is partnering with Department for...


25th June 2019

Risks Remain to Connected Car Revenue Streams

Connected vehicles are fast becoming in-car companions with everything people expect to enjoy on their smartphones, tablet PCs, smart TVs and on their PCs being made available in their...

By Graham Jarvis


18th June 2019

Design and Testing Keys to Solving Auto Tech Distraction, Says TRL

All in-cabin automotive technology has the capability to dangerously distract the modern motorist. This is the clear finding of the UK’s Transport Research Laboratory (TRL) whose research into the...


14th June 2019

Voice Assistants Worse Than Drink-Driving, Study Suggests

Using in-car voice activated assistants has been questioned with latest safety research showing hands-free phone operation is as dangerous as driving above legal alcohol limits. A study by the...

21st May 2019

UK Pilot of EV Trialers Show Most Won’t Buy Them

Just one-in-four or UK consumers chosen to take part in a car-use trial between EV and ICE powered vehicles would now buy an electric car. That’s the findings of...


13th April 2016

Connected Car Insurance Europe 2016, Day One: Data empowers Insurance products and services

The first ever Connected Car Insurance Europe 2016 opened with a reflection on the latest trends in the insurance industry. Delegates heard that telematics as a technology has the...


TRL’s mission takes the drama out of an eCall
11th December 2015

TRL’s mission takes the drama out of an eCall

Since May we’ve known that eCall is coming in just over two years and there can be few paths more beaten by carmakers and OEM suppliers than to the...