Gathered today in Amsterdam, the transport ministers of the 28 state member of the European Union have agreed on a declaration that promotes cooperation in the field of connected and automated driving.
In this document the European Commission and EU member states and the transport industry pledged to draw up rules and regulations that will allow driverless vehicles to be used on the roads.
The agreement was welcomed by car manufacturers. “Our industry welcomes the Declaration of Amsterdam as an important milestone that promotes much-needed cooperation between automobile manufacturers, national governments and the EU institutions,â€? said Erik Jonnaert, Secretary General of the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA).
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