The Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV) is a joint unit of the Department for Transport and Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy set up to keep the UK at the forefront of the development of connected and autonomous vehicle technology. We are a single point of contact for those in industry, academia and internationally who have an interest in connected and autonomous vehicles.
What we do?
CCAV oversees the driverless car projects located in Greenwich, Bristol and Milton Keynes and Coventry and the winning projects from the Government's Intelligent Mobility competitiona. By 2020 we will have invested in excess of £100 million into ground breaking research and development of connected and autonomous vehicle technologies. As part of our long term objectives we will also support legislative change where necessary and work to strengthen the testing infrastructure in the UK and to guarantee the safety of connected and autonomous vehicle technologies.
Our Aims and Objectives
CCAV aims to ensure that:
- The UK has a vibrant, world-leading connected and autonomous vehicles industry
- The UK remains one of the best places in the world to develop and use connected and autonomous vehicles
- Research on connected and autonomous vehicles is effective, and targeted at delivering value for the UK
- Connected and autonomous vehicles are safe and secure by design, and handle data appropriately
Visit the government pavillion in Hall 3 to find out more about our programme to secure the UK as the best place for testing, development and deployment of CAV technologies.