France has given the green light to autonomous car vendors that want to test cars on public roads, part of Francois Hollande’s government “New Industrial France” plan to rejuvenate industry in the country.
The exact rules were not drawn up in the plan, but we assume manufacturers will be asked to register with the French government before testing an autonomous car on public roads.
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PSA Group, which controls Peugeot and Citroen, has already received clearance from the French government to run controlled self-driving trials on public roads

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