UK gives driverless cars the green light


On Wednesday, the United Kingdom unveiled the self-driving car the Lutz Pathfinder, which will lead the country’s initiative to become the world leader in driverless car technology.

The British government has invested £19 million ($29.01 million) to launch four different driverless car testing programs across the country, including the Lutz, which will be tested in Milton Keynes and Coventry. Trials of other models will also go forth in Bristol and Greenwich.

“Driverless vehicle technology has the potential to be a real game-changer on the UK’s roads, altering the face of motoring in the most fundamental of ways and delivering major benefits for road safety, social inclusion, emissions and congestion,” transport minister Claire Perry told BBC. READ MORE.