Cities leading the autonomous vehicle (AV) revolution

According to Bloomberg, the cities listed below (Piloting Cities) are hosting autonomous vehicle tests or have committed to doing so in the near future. For more information on what’s taking place in each of these cities, go to the Global Atlas of AVs in Cities at and click on each city’s name.

Piloting Cities

  • Adelaide, Australia
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Arlington, Texas, USA
  • Austin, Texas, USA
  • Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • Bristol, England, UK
  • Cambridge, England, UK
  • Chandler, Arizona, USA
  • Chiba City, Japan
  • Detroit/Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
  • Dubai, UAE
  • Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • Eindhoven ,Netherlands
  • Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Haarlem, Netherlands
  • Helsinki, Finland
  • Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
  • London, England, UK
  • Lyon, France
  • Milton Keynes, England, UK
  • Oslo, Norway
  • Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Oxford, England, UK
  • Paris, France
  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Reno, Nevada, USA
  • Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • San Antonio, Texas, USA
  • San Francisco, California, USA
  • San Jose, California, USA
  • Seongnam, South Korea
  • Sion, China
  • Taipei, Taiwan
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Wageningen, Netherlands
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • West Midlands, England, UK
  • Wuhan, China
  • Wuhu, China

Secondarily, Bloomberg notes these cities are taking preliminary steps towards an AV future, but with more of a long-term view. Regardless of which list your city may be on, they all should be commended for being the testing grounds for this exciting revolution in transportation. These cities will lead the way into an advanced mobility future and like previous breakthroughs in rail, automobiles, flight, space exploration, and even the internet; some will likely become the epicenter(s) for all future development in this and related fields.

Preparing Cities


  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Cambridge, England, UK
  • Columbus/Dublin, Ohio, USA
  • Denver, Colorado, USA
  • Jacksonville, FL, USA
  • Los Angeles/Santa Monica, CA, USA
  • Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Nashville, Tennessee, USA
  • Orlando, Florida, USA
  • Palo Alto, California, USA
  • Portland, Oregon, USA
  • Rionegro, Colombia
  • Sacramento, California, USA
  • Seattle, Washington, USA
  • Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Tel Aviv, Israel


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