India to ban driverless cars to protect citizens jobs

Though the Boston Consulting Group predicts that by 2030, a minimum of 25 percent of American citizens will transit via self-driving vehicles, few will be commuting in similar fashion in India. This is because India’s transport and highways minister, Nitin Gadkari, announced today that self-driving cars will not be allowed in the country. He told reporters, “We won’t allow driverless cars in India. I am very clear on this.”

As Engadget reports, the statement does not reflect safety…

from Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building http://inhabitat.com/india-to-ban-driverless-cars-to-protect-citizens-jobs
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