A self-driving vehicle of Baidu runs a public road test in Beijing. Chinese internet giants Baidu, Tencent Holdings and Alibaba Group Holding have conducted road tests on the mainland for their autonomous vehicles. Photo: Xinhua

Chinese prefer killing pedestrians over passengers when autonomous cars fail

  • The findings of an MIT Media Lab study show consumers, manufacturers and policymakers need to discuss the ethical principles to be programmed into self-driving vehicles
Topic |   Autonomous driving

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A self-driving vehicle of Baidu runs a public road test in Beijing. Chinese internet giants Baidu, Tencent Holdings and Alibaba Group Holding have conducted road tests on the mainland for their autonomous vehicles. Photo: Xinhua
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