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Two days ago, the Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe launched the “Sea Mile Project“, wherein a self-driving bus is being tested in everyday traffic on a 600-meter-long route “Am Tegeler Hafen”. At the same time, another project with autonomous buses has failed. The French capital Paris has now ended a trial with self-driving minibuses that started in 2017. The reason given by the city administration for the end of the trial, which was carried out in collaboration with the transport company île -de-France Mobilités (IDFM) and the transport company Keolis, was that the overall balance was not satisfactory.

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Author profile picture Petra Wiesmayer is a journalist and author who has conducted countless interviews with high-profile individuals and researched and written general entertainment, motorsports, and science articles for international publications. She is fascinated by technology that could shape the future of mankind and enjoys reading and writing about it.As an avid science fiction fan she is fascinated by technology that could shape the future of mankind and enjoys reading and writing about it.