By David Shepardson, Reuters
Apple is wading in to the debate over regulation of self-driving cars, declaring it is excited about the potential for automated transportation and calling on US regulators not to restrict testing of such vehicles.
A five-page letter from Steve Kenner, Apple’s director of product integrity, to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is the company’s most comprehensive statement yet about its interest in self-driving vehicle technology.
The November 22 letter followed more than a year of industry speculation about the computer and iPhone maker’s plans for expanding into transportation. [Read more…] about Apple more or less confirms autonomous car project in letter to US government