Who is responsible when an autonomous vehicle makes a mistake? Carmakers say a driver has to be able to intervene within four seconds. But distracted humans usually need much longer.
The US ride-hailing company has said it is halting its pilot program for driverless cars after a vehicle equipped with the nascent technology hit and killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona on Sunday.
The country's transport regulator has written to the electric automaker, telling it to stop using the term "autopilot." Germany has been investigating the firm's driver assistance system after two fatal crashes.
The German premium carmaker and the world's largest automotive supplier have announced a partnership in the race to build self-driving cars, with their first automated taxi planned to hit the road early next decade.
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