Commercialising Connected and Automated Mobility funding competition

A new £40 million competition to kick-start commercial self-driving services, such as delivery vehicles and passenger shuttles, has been launched.

The ‘Commercialising Connected and Automated Mobility’ competition, which is run by the Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV), will provide grants to help roll out commercial use self-driving vehicles across the UK from 2025, delivering convenience for consumers and making journeys safer, greener and more reliable.

The competition will help bring together companies and investors so that sustainable business models to be rolled out nationally and exported globally.

Types of self-driving vehicles that could be deployed include:

  • delivery vans
  • passenger buses
  • shuttles and pods
  • vehicles that move people and luggage at airports and containers at shipping ports

The competition closes at 11am on 20 July 2022.

For further information visit Competition overview - Commercialising Connected and Automated Mobility: Deployments - Innovation Funding Service (apply-for-innovation-funding.service.gov.uk)
 

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