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FiveAI creating an electric, shared, self-driving service with the potential to help cities to funct

Today cars, taxis and private hire vehicles take up nearly half of central London's street space BUT = just 13% of distance travelled. The Team at FiveAI are creating an electric, shared, self-driving service with the potential to change all this, helping cities to function and flow freely again. Sunday preview for Chris Grayling MP, Secretary of State for Transport at Conservative Party Conference 2018 Kicking off #CPC18 with Chris Grayling, Secretary of State for #Transport, learning all about the benefits of #Driverless #Vehicles as a service @transportgovuk @ccavgovuk #ChrisGrayling #SecretaryofStateforTransport #ConservativePartyConference2018 #5AI #FiveAI #AmadeusCapital #LeonDaniels #

5AI wins 'Best Stand' at Labour Party Conference 2018

Congratulations to the 5AI Team on winning 'Best Stand' at the Labour Party Conference 2018, Liverpool With Stan, Ben and Mayor Joe Anderson OBE celebrating 5AI's win. It's been another busy morning at the 5AI Stand with visits from John Macdonell MP and Joe Anderson OBE, Mayor of Liverpool, BBC interviews and crowds of kids eager to learn about the benefits of self driving vehicles. #5AI #AmadeusCapital #LabourPartyConference #LeonDaniels #JohnMacdonnellMP #BenPeters #BBC #MayorJoeAnderson #StanBoland

DRIVING THE FUTURE - debating with Chi Unwurah MP and Darren Jones MP at 5AI and Tech UK's Fring

Debating the benefits of autonomous vehicles for citizens at 5AI Fringe Event, Labour Party Conference 2018. Some takeaways from today's panel . More tomorrow. Stan Boland "three technologies (matching supply and demand of transport - sharing vehicles), electric cars and autonomy of cars will drive a revolution" and "we must set high standards and have robust regulation around autonomous vehicles to keep us all safe" Darren Jones MP "Autonomous vehicles represent first tangible disruptive use of new tech in transport" Chi Onwurah MP "I want UK to be an innovation nation but that means investing in skills" #ChiUnwurah #DarrenJonesMP #5AI #StanBoland #AmadeusCapital #LeonDaniels #NatashaMerat

Conference Season 2018

It's the start of Conference Season and I'm in Liverpool for the Labour Party Conference at the 5AI Stand. Follow their Twitter feed on my front page for updates throughout the week and if you're here, pop by and say hello! #5AI #LabourPartyConference #LabourPartyLiverpool #LeonDaniels #StanBoland #AmadeusCapital #AutonomousVehicles

If it's Thursday, it must be IAA 2018 in Hanover

Ending the week in Hannover at IAA 2018 which addresses the question of what the future of commercial vehicles will be like. The whole commercial vehicle sector is on a path of innovation and the particularly important topics here are automation and connectivity, safety and security, environmental protection, electric mobility and new logistics and traffic concepts for the towns of the future. Here are some highlights... After years of work between TfL and others and the manufacturers we now see new good vehicles built with safety in mind. Lower cabs, better visibility, protection to prevent injuries to pedestrians and cyclists etc. This one also has cameras instead of mirrors for better vi

If it's Wednesday, it must be navigating the jungle at ITS World Congress 2018 in Copenhagen...

ERTICO – ITS Europe is a public-private membership-driven organisation promoting – and actively working on – the deployment of intelligent transport systems (ITS) in Europe through a variety of activities, such as interest groups, innovation platforms, events and projects to save lives, protect the environment and sustain mobility in the most cost-effective way. Founded in 1991 at the initiative of 16 leading members of the European Commission, Ministries of Transport and the European Industry, with over 100 shareholders, ERTICO connects public authorities, industry players, infrastructure operators, users, national ITS associations and other organisations and works to bring “Intelligence in

If it's Monday, it must be Washington...

It's going to be a very busy week starting with what is literally a flying visit to Washington D.C. for speaking engagement. Some things are the same the world over, livery and Washington Monument being the distinguishing features. Very grateful for the air-conditioning.


Leon Daniels, Former Managing Director of Surface Transport, Transport for London, has been appointed Non-Executive Chairman at Binswood Media, a newly formed media company in the transport sector. Possessing an exceptional record of delivery and performance in senior roles in both private and public sector organisations, Leon Daniels is recognised for his world-class experience, expertise and knowledge of public sector transport in the UK, Europe and Far East. Commenting on the announcement, Binswood Media CEO Mark Griffin said, “I am thrilled that someone of Leon’s calibre has agreed to come on board. He joins the business at a very exciting time, as we will shortly announcing the launch o

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