The crash on Sunday night was the event many in the auto and technology industries were dreading but knew was inevitable. Uber immediately suspended all road tests in four North American cities.
What are the moral decisions that driverless cars should make when an accident is inevitable? And who decides on those programmed answers? A new study opened that question to the public and found some surprising results.
A study by MIT about self-driving cars as "moral machines" has triggered a hefty and controversial debate among journalists at DW's Science Department. Here are five contentious aspects — and what five authors think.
Japanese carmaker Toyota has said it's pumping a half-billion dollars into US ride-hailing company Uber to develop self-driving vehicles. The investment will help both sides compete with market leader Google's Waymo.
The governor of Arizona has suspended Uber from testing its self-driving cars on public roads in the state. The move follows a fatal crash last week that killed a 49-year-old pedestrian.
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