Learning how to catapult what you have into a money spinner

The Times 18 August 2014

Coalition brings many quirks, not least the scramble by politicians of both parties to be associated with good news.

So, when the opportunity came to test a driverless car, Vince Cable, Lib Dem business secretary, and Greg Clark, the newly appointed Tory minister for science and universities, cosied up in the back seat for a photo opportunity. The pair were eager to tell motorists suffering a summer of traffic jams that driverless cars would soon be allowed on our streets.

Britain is hoping to become a centre for self-driving cars