Transport and logistics 2017

Singapore AV initiative

Singapore, Singapore


Land Transport Authority; A*STAR; JTC Corporation


Autonomous vehicles and associated technology

Singapore Autonomous Vehicle Initiative (SAVI) is a joint partnership between LTA and A*STAR to provide a technical platform for industry partners and stakeholders to conduct research and development (R&D) and testing facilities for autonomous vehicles.

What was tested

AV technology, applications and solutions.

Testbed purpose

Prepare technical and statutory requirements for future deployment of AVs in Singapore; Proof-of-concept for AV testing; Paving the way for future test-sites and deployment of AVs; Respond to key urban challenges such as increased travel demand, shortage of transport labour and land constraints. Increase productivity, road safety, R&D value-added and optimise road capacity


Demarcated routes in a public area of Singapore have been cleared for AV testing

Use cases

  • Testing innovation for verification and proof-of-concept
  • Capture competitive advantages from frontier technologies

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