US Senator Pitches Michigan as Self-Driving Proving Ground

The Detroit News reports, “U.S. Sen. Gary Peters is pushing federal regulators to designate a mobility center” — the American Center for Mobility — “that is under development in Ypsilanti Township as a ‘proving ground’ for self-driving cars. The U.S. Department of Transportation through Dec. 19 is accepting [ ] applications for facilities that want to be designated as ‘qualified proving grounds for the safe testing, demonstration and deployment of automated vehicle technology.’”