On Thursday 14 and Friday 15 April, European transport and environment ministers met informally in Amsterdam to discuss “smart and green solutions for mobility”. The topics over the two days included innovative mobility and selfdriving vehicles, the future of mobility, aviation and shipping, and what is required to make these sectors smarter and more sustainable.
April 14 the European transport ministers were driven through Amsterdam in self-driving and highly automated vehicles that have been made available for this occasion under an exemption permitting them to drive on public roads. Some 20 cars were involved, made by: Volvo, BMW, Daimler, Audi, Jaguar, Landrover, Tesla, Renault, Peugeot/Citroen (PSA), Vedecom (FR) and the TNO/Dutch Automated Vehicle Initiative (DAVI). You read more information on the demonstration in this press release.