Friday, October 19

IIHS Faults Uber for Deactivating Volvo’s Automatic Emergency Braking in Fatal Crash

In a report Tuesday, the IIHS said that Uber’s decision to turn off active safety gear in its Volvo XC90 self-driving test vehicle contributed to the death of a pedestrian in Arizona in March.

According to an NTSB report, Uber deactivated Volvo’s automatic emergency braking system in order to test its own experimental self-driving technology. That move has drawn the ire of the insurance industry-funded IIHS.

Read more – https://www.thecarconnection.com/news/1118087_iihs-faults-uber-for-deactivating-volvos-automatic-emergency-braking-in-fatal-crash


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