• European nations announce plan to test cross-border self-driving zone

    Germany and France have released details of a project which proposes to test self-driving vehicles on a stretch of road that links both countries.

    The announcement was made by the Transport Ministry in Berlin in which he outlined the specific aim of the initiative which will test ‘automated and connected driving in real cross-border traffic'. The route selected is 70km (43miles) in length from Merzig in Germany's western Saarland state to Metz in eastern France.

  • US federal authorities launch investigation into fatal Tesla crash

    The global movement towards the mass deployment of autonomous and electric vehicles was once again criticized following the fatal collision involving an electric Tesla Model X vehicle in the US.