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TRL has announced it is returning to Highways UK for 2017 to communicate its core innovation programmes, following the announcement of a series of new projects. The company will also host five industry briefings together with partners. These will cover a range of future-focused subjects, including the electrification of vehicle fleets, platooning vehicles, new technology on strategic roads, asset data and the Smart Mobility Living Lab: London.
On 08 November, speaker Denis Naberezhnykh, head of Ultra-low-emission vehicle and energy, TRL, will speak on the electrification of the vehicle fleet and the implications for strategic roads. The impact of technology on the future Strategic road network will be chaired by Rob Wallis, chief executive officer, TRL.
For the second day, Richard Cuerden, academy director, will speak on the UK's first real-world operational trial of platooning vehicles which will be followed by Matt Sercombe, infrastructure director, speaking on beyond conventional asset data. In the final briefing, Iwan Parry, strategic partnering, TRL, will discuss the Smart Mobility Living Lab: London.