UK’s New Budget Statement To Include Support For Self-Driving Car, EV, & AI Development

UK’s New Budget Statement To Include Support For Self-Driving Car, EV, & AI Development

The new budget statement from the UK’s finance minister, Philip Hammond, will include measures meant to support the development of self-driving car and plug-in electric vehicle tech, as well as artificial intelligence and telecommunications, the UK’s finance ministry has revealed. The move represents a further example of the UK’s government’s recent and ongoing efforts to establish itself as a research and development center for emerging technologies — such as artificial intelligence, self-driving vehicles, electric vehicles, battery technologies, and next-gen nuclear. It also seemingly represents an attempt to generate some positive PR in an otherwise dismal political environment — as […]