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Why I think an Autonomous Vehicle Won’t Be Able to Reliably Guess Where a Pedestrian Will Go

In 2016, Volvo ‘promised’ that we would have ‘Deathproof Cars’ by 2020. That’s next year! You may also recall that about this time last year, an Autonomous Uber Volvo crashed and killed a pedestrian. According to the NTSB the car … Continue reading

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Trucks to be able to Share Black Ice Information with Aftermarket Solution

There have been some great stories of V2V communications but they have typically been proprietary. Volvo for example are developing some wonderful systems whereby a truck can share information about a crash or other conditions, with other Volvo trucks, or … Continue reading

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Volvo promises ‘DEATHPROOF’ cars by 2020

The Swedish company, which has built its reputation on safety, says a world where nobody dies in car accidents is closer than most people think. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.dailymail.co.uk Volvo has always had a great reputation for safety and … Continue reading

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Volvo and Ericsson want to make life a stream in autonomous cars

Volvo’s recently unveiled Concept 26 is its vision for the autonomous car of the future. Its “Relax Mode” would allow occupants to watch video content while the car takes care of driving. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.gizmag.com It’s starting to … Continue reading

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Self-driving cars will crash, warns the man responsible for overseeing their … – Telegraph.co.uk

Head of government policy unit says autonomous cars won’t be infallible, even though they have the potential to dramatically reduce road deaths Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.telegraph.co.uk Does Volvo have it wrong and are they taking great risks when they … Continue reading

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Volvo Wants to Know What You Think About Autonomous Cars – Automobile

Why own a car at all? Continue reading

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Volvo To Accept Full Liability If Their Autonomous Cars Crash : Related Articles | OOYUZ

RT @mbnews_: Volvo To Accept Full Liability If Their Autonomous Cars Crash.. Related Articles: http://t.co/75ACN99ENC Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.ooyuz.com Great news, of course we can totally trust car manufacturers, even more than insurance companies, who like car sales companies … Continue reading

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