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Th e IET ARTS com mittee are looking for members to join their Executive team to help communicate the latest developments and insights in this area through the online community, events, and content generation. How can you benefit? Executive Team members benefit from: - extensive networking opportunities;  - training and professional ... read more...
Posted by Aaron Thiele on IET Automotive and Road Transport Systems Network Sep 14, 2017 3:55 pm BST
For this month's guest posting for the Automotive and Road Transport Network, Bunmi Adefajo from the Software Innovation Team at TNEI explains the concept of Vehicle to Grid technology and the benefits it can provide . With the increased government and private funding in research and development in battery technology for electric vehicles, the ... read more...
They certainly were at Anglesey Circuit on 13 August.  Its one of my favourite circuits, a great location with the sea right up by the circuit and the views of the Snowdonia mountain range in the background and looking towards South Stack from another viewpoint as well. You get a good crowd of riders and spectators and the race officials at NG Racing who run ... read more...
The 2017 season of MotoE gets underway for 2017 with races at: Anglesey circuit - 12-13 August 2017 Pembrey - 1-3 September 2017 Donington Park -  7-8 October 2017   MotoE is a dynamic Engineering Competition   that challenges teams from all over the world to design and build and race electric motorbikes. The series enables teams to test themselves them ... read more...
Just recently in May, Dr John Walker, one of the Network Executive Team volunteers organised an extremely popular seminar, joint with ITS(UK) on Behavioural Psychology in Transport in London.  This event sold out before we’d fully advertised it, the power of social media!  As a result of the excellent feedback we had from delegates and the high demand ... read more...
Recently (16 May 2017) the Automotive & Road Transport Systems Network held a seminar on this informative and interesting subject which attracted a high demand for places and covered the following topics:   Results from behavioural insights trials, and how behavioural insights and people-centred approaches are being embedded at DfT. Transport ... read more...
I was disappointed not to be able to make Traffex at the NEC this year.  I've just been on the post event website and found these interesting podcasts that were recorded pre-during the event which I thought I'd share with the community.  To access these click here . The podcasts cover Smart Motorways, the Women in ITS Breakfast event, Traffic Light and ... read more...
I've just spotted this excellent video from the University of Bath Zero Emissions team getting ready for the 2017 Electric Motorcycle Racing season.   The team won the IET ARTS TPN Best in Class prize for their bike in 2016. I can't wait for the start of the MotoE Racing series and as luck would have it I've heard that its likely the first race will be at my ... read more...
One of the ARTS TPN volunteers, John Saville, gave an excellent presentation to the Mersey & Western Cheshire Network just recently, which I was lucky enough to hear.  John worked in the F1 industry for several years and, until retiring, was the Chief Information Officer (IT Director) for the Jaguar Racing F1 team. We started the evening with a bit of fun ... read more...
2017 geared up in style for the ARTS TPN with their Electrification in Motorsports Seminar which was held at Coventry Transport Museum.  This location really complimented the event topic, with displays of cars from world rallying to F1.  At the event itself we had our own exhibits as well to enjoy during the networking sessions, in the shape of a student ... read more...

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