Driverless cars to get £20m government funding


The government has launched a £20m competitive fund for collaborative research and development into driverless cars, along with a code of practice for testing.

It said the measures will put the UK at the forefront of the intelligent mobility market, which is expected to be worth £900bn by 2025.

Business Secretary Sajid Javid said: "To boost productivity Britain will need to capitalise on new technologies like driverless vehicles, securing high skilled jobs for those who want to work hard and get

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