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Google, Mercedes, and Volvo Proclaim Driverless Responsibility

Posted on October 12, 2015

The founders of Google and one of their autonomous Prius hybrids.
The founders of Google and one of their autonomous Prius hybrids.

There’s a lot of discussion about autonomous cars these days, and one of the bigger concerns for regulators is the question of who's at fault when autonomous vehicles are involved in accidents. Is it the automaker? The software provider? The driver (who's not actually driving the car)?

We asked that same question a couple of years ago, and until last week, no one had offered a viable answer. Then, something interesting happened: in the space of just a few days, Google, Mercedes-Benz, and Volvo all said that they would accept responsibility for accidents when their computers are at the wheel.

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