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Self-driving cars raise questions about sustainable urban transport in France

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A self-driving electric vehicle developed by French company Navya
A self-driving electric vehicle developed by French company Navya Wikimedia/CC

France will soon open its roads to autonomous vehicles, and some are hoping the innovation will lead to collective forms of transportation, rather than self-driving individual cars.

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French car makers and tech companies are in the race to develop the technology for self-driving cars, but there are calls to take advantage of the technological revolution, to rethink the way people get around in cities.

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In this piece:

- Nicolas de Crémiers, of Navya, French company developing self-driving electric vehicles

- Laura Brimont, research fellow at IDDRI, French think tank focusing on sustainable development

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