In the future, a trip in your self-driving Volvo can become safer and smoother thanks to information from a traffic control cloud that provides crucial data about the traffic situation; road works, accidents, weather conditions, etc.
As autonomous cars get tested across the world to verify and improve self-driving technologies, media and the public are raising concerns about the way vehicles would “react” when faced with theoretical catastrophic scenarios. At Volvo Cars we believe that cars should always follow the principle of precautionary driving.
Anders Kärrberg, vice president of Government Affairs,
“Despite the important developments and major technological advances, the US lacks the critical consistent national framework to advance these life-saving technologies”
The innovative, human-centric approach to autonomous driving by Volvo Cars continued to make headlines days after the presentation of the first family that will take part in the “Drive Me” project at the Detroit International Auto Show.
Volvo Cars has revealed today its distinctive approach to developing autonomous cars. The Hain family, from Gothenburg in Sweden, are the first people chosen to take part in a real-life autonomous drive research program using real cars, in real traffic.
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