Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi said he urged the relevant institutions to press ahead with the project.
“Our young people have always developed the best [things]. I told the research centre of the Telecommunications Company to push ahead with developing the technology to produce driverless smart cars in cooperation with universities,” the minister tweeted on Tuesday.
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“We are not behind when it comes to artificial intelligence and general know-how about data. Now it’s time to make the product. It will be available in a short time,” he said.
He gave no further details about the possible cost and features of the product.