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The Team Lux driverless car which is taking part in the DARPA Urban Challenge driverless car race. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Wednesday April 11, 2007. The car features laser scanners which allow the car to 'see' where it is going to locate large obstacles to manoeuvre around, GPS navigation systems, computer activated steering, braking and gears. See PA story  TRANSPORT Driverless. Photo credit should read: Cathal McNaughton/PA Wire.

Road to the future is paved with driverless cars

All of the major vehicle manufacturers have been setting out their planned timescales for launching sales of driverless vehicles. Many people are surprised at the pace of change under which increasing numbers of cars are operating on our roads with less control by the driver. The UK Department for Transport (DfT) roadmap to encourage autonomous vehicles (AVs) on our roads envisages that the UK can be a world leader in AVs.

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Maud Railway

Buchan line can’t suffer from trend of pessimistic figures

Campaigners in favour of re-opening the Buchan rail line say that figures for forecasted passenger numbers can’t be overly pessimistic.

South Road will be closed during the October holidays to allow for works to be undertaken.

South Road set for further closure

Ellon’s South Road is set to be closed for a period of two weeks to enable works to be carried out.

SIR ALEX FERGUSON OPEN OF NEW MELDRUM HOUSE HOTEL EXTENSION

Sir Alex opens £4.5m Meldrum extension

Sir Alex Ferguson was in Old Meldrum last week at the official opening of a £4.5 million extension to a famous Inverurie hotel.

Keenan Recycling securing BGF investment

Keenan’s growth in line to be one of the top Scottish deals

A multi-million pound deal between leading Scottish food waste recycling firm, Keenan Recycling, and Business Growth Fund (BGF) is in the running to be named one of the top investment deals struck in the past year.

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