SMMT – autonomous vehicles.


In the Queen’s Speech today, government announced a commitment to support connected and autonomous vehicle development.

Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive, said, “SMMT welcomes government’s commitment to accelerate the development of connected and autonomous vehicles in the UK. This is a huge opportunity for Britain, with the potential to deliver significant road safety improvements, create hundreds of thousands of new jobs and generate £51 billion for the economy by 2030. Today’s announcement will help the UK position itself as a global leader in innovation and building the cars of the future.”

Christopher Macgowan

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