It is far from clear how an autonomous car should behave in the event of an unavoidable accident. There are simply too many unique situations that may lead to an accident. There is only one point which is agreed upon: that human life always has the highest priority. So it seems like we’re moving forward very slowly, but that doesn’t necessarily have to be bad. In an article about the German ethics debate on autonomous driving, experts give their opinion on the subject. Among other things, they say it may be worth taking a more cautious approach to the subject than is the case in the USA, since German findings are partially adopted in China, one of the world’s largest car markets, which then could have consequences for even more markets. You can read the full article on automotiveIT.de.
Please note that this article is in German.
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