Crain’s Detroit Business reported that the Michigan state Senate on Sept.7th unanimously approved legislation intended to help developers of self-driving cars in Michigan.
The four-bill package, championed by lawmakers as the first of its kind, would allow autonomous vehicles to be driven on roads in the state for any reason, not only while being tested. Supporters, including General Motors and Ford Motor Co., say the legislation is necessary to establish Michigan as a leader in the burgeoning industry.
The bills each cleared the Senate 36-0 during the Legislature’s first week back from summer recess. They will now move to the House for consideration.
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