Passenger survey results

Without acceptance by citizens, shared autonomous mobility innovations will never become a widespread mode of transportation. Therefore, in the FABULOS requirements, there is  non-functional requirement that includes carrying out passenger surveys during the Field Testing phase of pre-commercial procurement. Surveys in each of the five pilot sites consist of a set of mandatory questions. In…

R&D based requirements

In the FABULOS Pre-Commercial Procurement the three consortia carry out their R&D based on the requirements of six cities. These requirements are laid down in the tender documentation, in particular in the Functional Specifications document. Requirements consist of nine functional requirements, such as as “Control room functions and remote operation”,  “Integration to the cities’ public…

FABULOS project puts robot buses to the streets

PRESS RELEASE 29 MAY 2020 After 1.5 years of developing autonomous shuttle solutions, the FABULOS project now brings robot buses to the streets of Europe. From this spring onwards, three robot bus prototypes will be evaluated in real-life conditions in five European cities. All the shuttle solutions offer an all-inclusive service for autonomous last-mile transport,…

Phase 3 consortia matched with the partnering cities

The FABULOS procuring partners awarded three international consortia with contracts for the final phase of the pre-commercial procurement. These consortia will pilot autonomous buses as part of existing public transport systems, and the fleets of three buses each will be…

Four consortia enter the prototyping and lab testing phase

PRESS RELEASE 29 MAY 2019 Four consortia enter the prototyping and lab testing phase of the FABULOS pre-commercial procurement for self-driving shuttle services The FABULOS procuring partners have awarded four international consortia with contracts. Based on the results of their feasibility study, each consortium will develop a prototype of a smart system that can operate…

Interested in piloting in Las Vegas?

In order to bring European State of the Art in autonomous urban mobility to the American market, the Nevada Center for Advanced Mobility is inviting enquiries from FABULOS participants who would be interested in engaging resources in Las Vegas, Nevada…

Request for Tenders launched on 1 September

On 1 September an international Request for Tender will be launched to acquire systems capable of operating fleets of automated minibuses within urban areas. All companies or consortia can apply, with the provision that at least 50% of the R&D…

Open Market Consultation Summary

In order to solve the FABULOS challenge, the Open Market Consultation was launched in the spring of 2018. This was the pre-phase of the FABULOS pre-commercial procurement and it spanned the first half year of the project aiming to get…