Volvo Cars announced an ambitious autonomous driving (AD) trial in the U.K. next year to speed up the introduction of autonomous vehicle technology.
“Autonomous driving represents a leap forward in car safety,” said Håkan Samuelsson, president and chief executive. “The sooner AD cars are on the roads, the sooner lives will start being saved.”
Samuelsson will present at a seminar sponsored by Volvo and Thatcham, the insurance industry’s research organisation, in London on May 3 entitled ‘A Future with Autonomous Driving Cars – Implications for the Insurance Industry’ at the America Conference Centre in London.
Volvo’s UK-based test will be