Consultation outcome

Driverless vehicle testing facilities: call for evidence

This consultation has concluded

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Detail of outcome

This document sets out the government response to the call for evidence on the UK’s test environment for connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs).

Detail of feedback received

We received 53 responses to the call for evidence. These came from:

  • companies, including small businesses
  • academia
  • local government
  • industry groups
  • trade associations
  • stakeholder groups
  • school children

Original consultation

Summary

We are seeking views on the UK test environment for connected and autonomous vehicles.

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Consultation description

This call for evidence considers how we can improve the UK’s test environment for connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs). In particular, it asks whether there is a case for a new flagship test bed to provide a focus for this activity.

It will be of interest to experts in industry, academia, local government and network operators, as well as innovative companies not currently investing in the UK.

Documents

Published 26 May 2016
Last updated 30 March 2017 + show all updates
  1. Added government response.
  2. First published.