The UK is investing hundreds of millions of £ in positioning the country in the autonomous vehicle technology sector. A recent study concluded that “developing the next generation of autonomous vehicles could land the UK with as many as 320,000 jobs and deliver £51bn of economic benefits”.
Japan’s National Policy Agency announced plans to draw up guidelines for public road tests of self-driving vehicles.
The government of France will be modifying its legislation to permit autonomous vehicles to circulate on its roads and highways.
And of course, the Government of Ontario has announced that self-driving vehicles will be tested in the Province beginning in 2016.