Michigan governor signs bill allowing self-driving cars on public roads

UPDATED: 12/9/16 12:30 pm ET - adds GM statement

Automakers and tech companies will be able to develop, test and sell autonomous vehicles in Michigan, per legislation Gov. Rick Snyder signed into law today.

Audi lures Volvo's Mertens for top r&d post
UPDATED: 11/24/16 9:28 am ET - adds details

Audi appointed the r&d chief at Volvo, Peter Mertens, as its new head of technical development, filling a key post as the Volkswagen Group brand

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