Three OEMs Team up, Create AV Safety Standards

April 3, 2019
Ford, Toyota and GM said on Wednesday they were forming a consortium to help draw up safety standards for self-driving cars that could eventually help create regulations in the U.S.

April 3, 2019—Three major automakers are forming an alliance to draw up safety standards for self-driving cars, reported Reuters

General Motors Co, Ford Motor Co and Toyota Motor Corp said in a statement they were joining forces with automotive engineering group SAE International to establish autonomous vehicle “safety guiding principles to help inform standards development.”

The new group, dubbed the Automated Vehicle Safety Consortium, will begin by deciding priorities, with a focus on data sharing, vehicle interaction with other road users and safe testing guidelines, according to the report.

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