Blog: Dave LeggettThe 'autonomous' vehicle

Dave Leggett | 13 June 2008

Good to see some plain speaking from a senior executive in a Tier 1 on the subject of the 'autonomous vehicle'. Makes a change from some of the hyperbole that sometimes gets flung around when such advanced technology is discussed and the supplier makes a play for the 'at-the-frontier' spot. We have just published an interesting interview with Peter Lake, of TRW - Dep Ed Graeme 'The Grobster' Roberts was asking the questions.

As Lake says, imagine the potential litigation and liability issues if too much responsibility moves from the driver to the vehicle. It might make a spilled coffee at McDonald's look like chicken feed by comparison.   

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