Scotland ‘has huge amount to offer CAV sector’

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As reported by Transport Network, Michael Matheson, Scotland’s Transport Secretary, has stated that “the Scottish Government very much supports the Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAV) industry.”  Speaking at the inaugural CAV Scotland event, he said he was “keen to understand how the introduction of these vehicles and technology can contribute to the Government’s purpose of sustainable economic growthy, more inclusive society and our “Vision Zero” road safety goal.” Furthermore, he stated how the “deployment of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles has the potential to bring transformative change to peoples’ lives, not just in how we travel, but in how we work; where we live; how we can achieve an environment with fewer emissions; and travel more safely.”

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