Brexit and Autonomous Vehicles

The news of the day is Brexit, and there is a lot more to that than autonomous vehicles, by a long shot.

But there is a small autonomous vehicle angle, which is that the UK, and London in particular, have been positioning themselves as leaders in the autonomous vehicle race.

Nobody is quite sure what the results of Brexit will be, or even if it will happen at all.

But my guess is that the effects will be felt hardest by smaller, startup firms. Those are the companies that won’t have the legions of lawyers to translate and negotiate new cross-border agreements with the rest of the EU.

Brexit may even be a boon to larger, foreign companies, like US and Asian automakers, whose products will now face a little less competition in Europe and the rest of the world.

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