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Market Trends: Establishing Autonomous Vehicle Safety Standards Is Critical for Successful Implementation

Published: 16 August 2019

ID: G00436307

Analyst(s): Gaurav Gupta


One of the biggest obstacles in the successful implementation of autonomous vehicles is establishing uniform safety standards across the board that ensure AVs are extremely safe to drive.

Table Of Contents


  • Strategic Planning Assumption

Market Trend

  • AV Market Growth Is Challenged by Lack of Common Established Safety Standards
    • Collaborate, and Do Not Compete With Each Other to Establish Safety Standards
    • Be Transparent With Consumers by Sharing Relevant Data
    • Define a Set of Rules for Safety Standards to Be Deployed Across the Board
    • Utilize Computer Simulations and Digital Twins to Model Driving Scenarios

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