Driverless cars to be tested on UK streets for the first time: 'Pods' will navigate Milton Keynes' roundabouts
A driverless vehicle carrying passengers will take to Britain's public roads for the first time today.
The trial is aimed at paving the way for autonomous cars to hit the roads by the end of the decade.
The government is encouraging technology companies, carmakers and start-ups to develop and test their autonomous driving technologies in Britain.
GOOGLE'S MINIVAN PLANS Six Chrysler Pacifica minivans have been spotted at a Google car park in Mountain View, California.
Two of the white vehicles have reportedly been fitted with updated sensors, ready for road tests.
The addition of the... read more
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