Artificial intelligence: the spanner in the works for AV liability and regulation?

As things stand, legal systems in the major markets are not fit to handle the self-learning AI which will power autonomous vehicles. By Xavier Boucherat

A 2019 report from the European Commission’s Expert Group on Liability and New Technologies—specifically the ‘New Technologies Formation’—emphasises the need for safeguards in the rollout of potentially transformative technologies, including artificial intelligence (AI) in autonomous vehicle (AV) applications. However, it also acknowledges that regulations cannot completely rule out the possibility of damage arising from their use….

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