The UK’s regulatory environment makes it the ideal centre for driverless technology

"The excellence of our scientists and engineers has established the UK as a pioneer in the development of driverless vehicles through pilot projects,” Vince Cable said in 2014. Since then we've all been waiting with bated breath to hear what the automative industry will be up to next, when testing will proceed and what the government's plans truly are. And today the driverless car is not as far off as you may think.

EU researchers set on creating driverless parking spaces

There are only a few minutes before your flight check-in closes, or before your train departs, but you now have to spend precious time hunting for a free space at the airport or station car park. Now, imagine leaving your vehicle at the main entrance and letting the car do the rest on its own.