Newness of AV Tech Insists Upon Public, Private Collaboration


Advancing autonomous vehicle technologies is bringing together government and the private sector in collaborations both say are not always familiar, but are very necessary.

“I think it’s going to take a lot of collaboration within industry, between industry and government to kind of share these lessons learned and best practices so that everybody can evolve and learn, and bring this technology to market,” said Michael Shapiro, deputy assistant secretary for economic policy at the U.S. Department of Transportation.