New autonomous vehicle testing track officially opens in Ottawa

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By Ted Raymond, CTV News Ottawa, May 17, 2019

A new testing track for autonomous vehicles has officially opened in Ottawa.

Touted as the first of its kind in North America, the testing facility will allow developers of autonomous vehicles to test them in a variety of road and weather conditions. It’s already been in use, but Invest Ottawa is holding a grand opening Friday.

The aim is to improve the safety of driverless cars by training the software that runs them.