The UK is one of the best countries for car makers and others to develop and test connected and autonomous vehicle technologies, because of our:

  • Permissive regulations
  • Excellent research
  • Thriving automotive

Government activity

The UK government is supporting the research, development, demonstration, and deployment of connected and autonomous vehicles, with recent support activity including:

  • Publication of the Department for Transport’s (DfR) code of practice for testing driverless cars.
  • Launch of the Department for Business, innovation and Skills’ (BIS) first £20 million feasibility studies and collaborative research and development competition.
  • Establishment of a new joint policy unit – the Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV)

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