Hard blow for autonomous vehicles

News of the 26/03/2018

The tragic accident involving a Volvo vehicle equipped with Uber autonomous technology raises many questions about the future development of this technology.

On Sunday, March 18th in Arizona, a Volvo-equipped SUV equipped with autonomous Uber technology struck a cyclist causing his death. Initially a first report reported that the person had appeared on the road and could not be avoided, but a video unveiled by the police overwhelm Uber very clearly because the vehicle does not do any avoidance maneuver and the cyclist could have avoided to be avoided.

For the moment, Uber and Toyota are suspending on their actual testing program.

It is certain that this accident will lead to new legislation more strictly regulating the companies of this market.