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Swisscom to test driverless car on public roads in Zurich

Wednesday 29 April 2015 | 14:29 CET | News
Swisscom announced that it will bring the first driverless car to the streets of Switzerland, in cooperation with the authorities. The self-driving car will be presented at a press event on 12 May, inside-it.ch reports. The Federal Roads Office (Astra) confirmed that the Federal Department for Environment, Transports, Energy and Telecommunications (Uvek) granted Swisscom an exemption for the tests with a driverless car on public roads. This exemption is necessary because the driver normally must not let go off the steering wheel.

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Companies: Swisscom
Countries: Switzerland
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