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    Which organisations are part of UK Autodrive and what are their roles?

    Our consortium is made up of 15 members, all of whom have specific responsibilities and areas of expertise:

    • Arup is the programme leader and technical co-ordinator
    • Milton Keynes is the host city for the programme
    • Coventry is the co-host city for the programme
    • Jaguar Land Rover is providing M1 (passenger car) vehicles and autonomous technologies
    • Tata Motors European Technical Centre is providing M1 vehicles and autonomous technologies
    • Ford Motor Company is providing two M1 prototype vehicles capable of car-to-x communication technologies
    • RDM Group is providing low-speed autonomous transport system (L-SATS) ‘pods’ along with telematics for the pods
    • HORIBA MIRA is providing proving-ground test facilities and are leading on safety case developments for the programme
    • The Transport Systems Catapult is leading on the dissemination of the programme’s results
    • Thales is providing expertise on infrastructure systems and cyber-security
    • AXA is providing expertise on insurance matters relating to the introduction of autonomous vehicles
    • The University of Cambridge is undertaking research on the large-scale impact of autonomous vehicles
    • The University of Oxford is providing expertise and research, particularly in regards to the future scalability of autonomous control systems
    • The Open University is providing a link to the ongoing MK:SMART programme
    • Gowling WLG is providing expertise on legal matters relating to the introduction of autonomous vehicles