Portugal Aiming To Introduce “Free Zones” For Self-Driving Vehicles & Drones

Portugal Aiming To Introduce “Free Zones” For Self-Driving Vehicles & Drones

The government of Portugal is now planning to introduce “free zones” in certain parts of the country where self-driving vehicle and drone tech can be deployed and tested more easily through the use of special regulations and investment incentives, Portugal’s industry secretary has revealed. The idea behind the plan is to further establish Portugal as a good place to base a tech startup, drawing also on the relatively cheap but well educated workforce and the relatively friendly to foreign investment property market (obviously, this isn’t necessarily a good thing for the poorer locals). “We are working a lot on […]