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Volvo Will Accept Responsibility For Accidents Caused By Its Autonomous Cars #insurance #pcInsurance

Even as autonomous technology continues to make its way from prototypes to street-legal vehicles, legislators and lawmakers are still working to define the rules and liabilities for self-driving cars. In the meantime, one carmaker is taking a resolved stance on the matter: “Volvo will accept full liability whenever one if its cars is in autonomous mode,” the company recently announced. Håkan Samuelsson, president and chief executive of Volvo Cars, addressed the issue last week through a released statement and a Washington D.C. seminar titled, “A Future with Self Driving Cars – Is it Safe?” “The U.S. is currently the most progressive country in the world in autonomous driving,” stated Volvo, “but this position could be eroded if a national framework for regulation and testing is not developed.” Because no well-defined nationwide regulations on autonomous vehicles exist in t...

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