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16 Jul 2018

Self-driving cars would make road traffic greener – study

Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry

Autonomous vehicles will make road transport both safer and more environmentally friendly, according to a study commissioned by the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry (DIHK). For that reason, the development of autonomous vehicle technology should be accelerated, the association writes in an accompanying press release. “Germany has the know-how to take a leadership role in the development and introduction of this new technology,” Martin Wansleben, chief executive of the association, said.

Download the study in German here and read the press release in German here.

For background, read the article Economy minister Altmaier calls for mobility transition push.

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