The MAVEN project aims to provide solutions for managing automated vehicles in an urban environment (with signalised intersections and mixed traffic). It will develop algorithms for organising the flow of infrastructure-assisted automated vehicles, and structuring the negotiation processes between vehicles and the infrastructure. Platooning is an evident example of a technology in this domain. The MAVEN approach will substantially contribute to increasing traffic efficiency, improving utilisation of infrastructure capacity, and reducing emission. MAVEN will build a prototype system that will be used both for field tests and for extensive modelling for impact assessment. Furthermore, the project will contribute to the development of enabling technologies, such as telecommunication standards and high-precision maps. A roadmap for the introduction of road transport automation will be developed, to support road authorities in understanding potential future changes in their role and in the tasks of traffic management. A white paper on "management of automated vehicles in a smart city environment" will position the MAVEN results in the broader perspective of transport in smart cities, and embed these with the principles and technologies for smart cities, as well as service delivery.

What does MAVEN benefit for


What does MAVEN mean for OEMs?


What does MAVEN mean for cities?

Infrastructure service providers

What does MAVEN mean for infrastructure service providers?


What does MAVEN mean for academia?

End users

What does MAVEN mean for end users?

MAVEN test sites and simulations


Recent News

Vehicle milestones for communication and platooning reached

MAVEN has completed vehicle automation developments, which allow the reception of Signal Phase and Timing (SPaT) messages from the infrastructure. The vehicle automation takes the desired speed sent by the Road Side Unit (RSU) for the upcoming traffic light into account when planning the correct behavior. As the MAVEN vehicle is longitudinally and laterally automated

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Infrastructure simulation video released

As the MAVEN project is reaching the halfway point, intermediate results are becoming available. The workpackage dealing with innovations on the infrastructure side has prepared a video to explain the main concepts to the general public. An additional video was prepared for the expert audience showing actual footage from the system coupled to the traffic

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MAVEN considered in the C2CC forum

On 28-29t of November 2017, the Car-to-Car Consortium (C2CC) forum took place in Braunschweig, Germany. At this event with approximately 250 visitors, the project coordinator, Robbin Blokpoel (Dynniq), held a presentation during one of the plenary sessions. The presentation was well received by an interested audience. The MAVEN project has also made a second appearance

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