Uber and Volvo launch safe, autonomous XC90

Since 2016, Volvo and Uber have been working together on an autonomous car. Today both companies have come to the point of showing an autonomous XC90 that is ready for production. We should not go far back in time when a self-driving Volvo crashed fatally in the US. In the meantime, Uber has not been held responsible for the fatal accident. Enough of that, today Volvo and Uber can propose a self-driving car that has become a lot safer. The car now has a back-up system that must intervene if the main systems fail. For example, an additional battery and emergency brake function can make it easier for the car to stop when an error occurs. Still with a driver Although both companies claim that the car is fully autonomous, he still needs a driver. In busy areas, it may certainly still be necessary for a driver to resume control. In any case, it is not easy to make a car completely dependent on technology. Google also said earlier that it is struggling with the development of its Waymo . Volvo hopes to use the self-driving XC90 from 2020 for taxis, among others.

Volvo and Uber are launching a safer version of their autonomous XC90 today. The car still needs a driver and is planned for 2020.

Since 2016, Volvo and Uber have been working together on an autonomous car. Today both companies have come to the point of showing an autonomous XC90 that is ready for production. We should not go far back in time when a self-driving Volvo crashed fatally in the US. In the meantime, Uber has not been held responsible for the fatal accident.

Enough of that, today Volvo and Uber can propose a self-driving car that has become a lot safer. The car now has a back-up system that must intervene if the main systems fail. For example, an additional battery and emergency brake function can make it easier for the car to stop when an error occurs.

Still with a driver

Although both companies claim that the car is fully autonomous, he still needs a driver. In busy areas, it may certainly still be necessary for a driver to resume control. In any case, it is not easy to make a car completely dependent on technology. Google also said earlier that it is struggling with the development of its Waymo.

Volvo hopes to use the self-driving XC90 from 2020 for taxis, among others.

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