There are now dozens of companies that can legally test self-driving cars in California, which is quickly evolving into a mecca for the new transportation technology.
The DOV added Samsung to an online list of companies that can legally test self-driving cars on public roads across The Golden State. As a result, Samsung will be able to test a Toyota Prius and two Audi A3s, according to a DOV spokesperson cited by The Financial Times.
Samsung made its ambitions in the autonomous car market clear in March this year when it acquired automotive supplier Harman International for $8 billion (£6 billion).
The South Korean tech giant was given permission to test self-driving cars in its home country in May.
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