Autonomous driving – Responsibility 4.0

Philipp Reusch, specialist for product liability

Publication by Philipp Reusch in the specialist magazine Quality Engineering 01/2017

The published draft amendment of the German Road Traffic Act (StVG) has given the discussion about autonomous driving in Germany new impetus: with the new amendment, autonomous driving will be permissible under certain conditions. But the issue of responsibility will play a central role: after all, what happens if the learning robot performs movements which endanger humans? Philipp Reusch explains how companies can make sure they get set up optimally in the current issue of QE (page 15).