0
Wireless

Netherlands completes major test of connected truck platoon

Friday 8 April 2016 | 09:45 CET | News
The Netherlands has completed what it says is the first major test in Europe of so-called truck platooning. A convoy of trucks was connected over Wi-Fi, with the first vehicle determining the speed and route of the trucks. The connected trucks are expected to lead to more efficient journeys and lower fuel usage and pollution. The Dutch infrastructure minister Melanie Schultz van Haegen welcomed the convoy's arrival at the Second Maasvlakte in Rotterdam. She plans to discuss the results of the test 14 April in a meeting with EU colleagues, when they will discuss potential changes to

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

We hope you've enjoyed your free articles. Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Countries: Europe
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Eurofiber joins EU autonomous driving project

Published 13 Jul 2016 17:39 CET | Europe
Eurofiber announced its participation in a recently launch EU research project to test self-driving cars from early 2017. ...

Test karavaan connected trucks succesvol afgerond

Published 08 Apr 2016 08:32 CET | Europe
Een eerste grote test in Europa met het zogenoemde truck platooning is succesvol afgerond. Hierbij rijden meerdere vrachtwagens ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

22 Apr Digi Q1 2019
22 Apr Telecompaper holiday
23 Apr Millicom Q1 2019
23 Apr Verizon Q1 2019
23 Apr Twitter Q1 2019
23 Apr China Unicom Q1 2019
23 Apr Snap Q1 2019
24 Apr F5 Networks fiscal Q2
24 Apr Brightcove Q1 2019
24 Apr Microsoft fiscal Q3
24 Apr Line Q1 2019
24 Apr STMicroelectronics Q1 2019
24 Apr Facebook Q1 2019
24 Apr Orange Belgium Q1 2019
24 Apr Netgear Q1 2019
24 Apr Tele2 Q1 2019
24 Apr Grameenphone Q1 2019
24 Apr AT&T Q1 2019
25 Apr Juniper Networks Q1 2019
25 Apr Comcast Q1 2019
25 Apr Amazon Q1 2019
25 Apr Nokia Q1 2019
25 Apr DNA Q1 2019
25 Apr Netia Q1 2019
25 Apr Rovio Q1 2019
25 Apr Dtac Q1 2019
25 Apr MobileIron Q1 2019
25 Apr Blockchain Expo Global
25 Apr AI Expo Global
25 Apr IoT Tech Expo Global
::: More Calendar Items