Self-Driving Car Acceptance and the Role of Ethics

  title={Self-Driving Car Acceptance and the Role of Ethics},
  author={Stamatis Karnouskos},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management},
  • S. Karnouskos
  • Published 1 May 2020
  • Business
  • IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management
Mass availability of self-driving cars is ante portas and independent of their sophistication, unavoidable fatal accidents will occur where the car will have to take life and death decisions. However, there is a knowledge gap, since the impact, that the ethical frameworks (used in the car's decision-making process) have on the overall acceptance of self-driving cars, is not well investigated. This paper addresses the key question: In the scope of unavoidable accidents, what is the effect of… 

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