Monthly Archives: September 2014

Driverless Vehicles

PACTS is delighted to announce that transport minister Claire Perry MP and the following speakers are now confirmed for the Driverless Vehicles conference at Thatcham Research. Chair: Professor Pete Thomas, Director, Transport Safety Research Centre, Loughborough University Claire Perry MP, … Continue reading

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Tower of London

On Sunday evening I attended the very moving nightly ceremony at the Tower of London where names are read out of casualties from the First World War. Surrounded by a growing carpet of ceramic poppies and finished by the Last … Continue reading

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RIP the tax disc

The tax disc on one of my vehicles obligingly runs out at the end of this month. How nice to renew online and no longer bothering about receiving the wretched thing through the post and trying to tear it out … Continue reading

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FISITA World Automotive Summit in Paris

5th annual FISITA World Automotive Summit to be held in Paris, France, from 30 September – 1 October this year will see automotive industry leaders from around the world gather to discuss how the engineering community can contribute to a … Continue reading

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iOS 8.0 – Some upgrade – but well worth it.

Updated the iPad to iOS8.0 overnight. That was some upgrade – but well worth it!! Christopher Macgowan @chrismacgowan

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Mayor of London unveils segregated urban cycleways

Transport for London said they would be Europe’s longest substantially-segregated cycleways. There will be north-south and east-west routes, with other protected cycle routes being created for dangerous junctions. The cycleways are central to the mayor’s £913m investment in improving cycling … Continue reading

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Aston’s gain is Infiniti’s loss

SOURCE: This is written by Martin Kahl who is the editor of Automotive World. Their website is http://www.automotiveworld.com The surprise departure in July of Infiniti’s Chief Executive, Johan de Nysschen – who headed to Detroit to take up the role … Continue reading

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