Should Self-Driving Cars Have Ethics?

New research explores how people think autonomous vehicles should handle moral dilemmas. Here, people walk in front of an autonomous taxi being demonstrated in Frankfurt, Germany, last year. Andreas Arnold/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Andreas Arnold/Bloomberg via Getty Images New research explores how people think autonomous vehicles should handle moral dilemmas. Here,…

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Ford to test self-driving cars in Washington DC

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Uber’s self-driving trucks division is dead, long live Uber self-driving cars

Uber is shuttering its self-driving trucks unit, a beleaguered program borne out of the company’s controversial multi-million acquisition of Otto nearly two years ago. The company said Monday that Uber Advanced Technologies Group will stop development of self-driving trucks and instead focus its efforts on self-driving cars. “We recently took the important step of returning to…

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