Our roads are already some of the safest in the world. Advances in automated vehicle (AV) technologies and intelligent transport systems (ITS) have the potential to reduce human error and vehicle accidents and increase efficiencies and productivity, providing economic outcomes.
The South Australian Government has taken a strong leadership approach to position the state at the forefront of innovative transport technologies.
The Future Mobility Lab has focused on projects that demonstrate, develop, or contribute to the applied research of Future Mobility technologies and provide real benefits to our communities.
Building on the government’s introduction of legislation to allow on road trials of driverless cars, the Lab aims to stimulate developments in connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs).
We are eager to unlock and attract industry investment to South Australia and further promote our reputation as one of the most welcoming environments for testing connected and autonomous vehicle technologies.
South Australia is establishing itself as a test bed for innovation in transport. This test bed environment provides a place to trial new technologies as well as an ideal location for deploying commercial opportunities on our roads.
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The Future Mobility Lab projects have contributed to the states transport mobility ecosystem by providing valuable information and research on first and last mile transport and freight solutions, understanding our readiness for mobility as a service (MaaS), increased capability in identification and prediction of traffic and consumer patterns, connected autonomous vehicle positioning and sensor product expertise and innovation in vehicle safety testing and intelligent transport system (ITS) solutions for enabling the interaction of CAVs on our roads.
Future Mobility Lab projects are provided below or you can download the brochure here (PDF, 8516 KB).
Tuesday, 3 September 2019
Cohda Wireless, a global leader in autonomous V2X technology, received two grants totalling up to $2 million from the Future Mobility Lab Fund to conduct on-road trial projects on the streets of Adelaide to test how vehicles communicate to one another and with roadside infrastructure, as well as expanding the Cohda’s work in ‘Vehicle to Everything’ communications (V2X).
Tuesday, 3 September 2019
Flinders University will receive up to $1 million of Future Mobility Lab Funds for a five-year, three stage, $4 million driverless last mile shuttle project - for which Flinders University and the RAA have partnered with industry supporters Cohda Wireless, Renewal SA, SAGE Automation, SIEMENS, Telstra, UPG, ZENEnergy and public transport operator Keolis Downer.
Tuesday, 26 February 2019
A trial of the Local Motors built autonomous vehicle Olli along the Glenelg foreshore is proving popular with locals and tourists, as they discover driverless vehicle technology first-hand
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