VTB Infrastructure Holding has joined the agreement on the development of unmanned vehicles in Russia

6 September 2021
The world's first transport and logistics corridor for the large-scale operation of unmanned truck transport is planned to be created no later than 2024 on the basis of the M-11 Neva highway. The concessionaire of sections 7 and 8 is LLC " Highway of two Capitals — - VTB Infrastructure Holding company. During the Eastern Economic Forum, the agreement on joining the agreement on cooperation in the development of highly automated (unmanned) road transport was signed by Kirill Bogdanov, Deputy Minister of Transport of Russia, and Oleg Pankratov, General Director of VTB Infrastructure Holding.

The agreement unites the Ministry of Transport, leading carriers, IT companies, vehicle manufacturers, large consumers of cargo transportation services, owners of infrastructure facilities and other parties who share the goal of maximizing the creation of an ultra-modern infrastructure in Russia, which will allow providing conditions for the organization of unmanned transport in the near future, thereby increasing the speed, efficiency and safety of cargo transportation.

Oleg Pankratov, General Director of VTB Infrastructure Holding, noted: "VTB Infrastructure Holding is always at the forefront of the country's infrastructure development, providing financing and management of construction and operation in such landmark projects as ultra-modern expressways, the latest airports, logistics centers that meet the current and even future needs of the state, business and citizens. The development of unmanned transport is undoubtedly one of the steps towards an innovative economy with high efficiency, safety, and environmental friendliness, which fully meets our priorities and guarantees our full interest in working on the project "Unmanned Logistics Corridors".

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