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Video: Watch How Autonomous Cars Will Talk To Each Other

For more than a century, internal combustion engines have provided the soundtrack to cities.

Walking through a city centre, the noise is constantly there. It’s a part of life in the city – and in the suburbs too. Those sounds – while annoying to some – are vital for safety.

There are other aspects of driving today that bolster safety too – thanks to a language of human-to-human communication. Take, for instance, the eye contact between road users that establishes the fact that “yes, I see you” or that friendly “go ahead” wave.

But what if a car no longer makes a noise and it has no driver? What then?  Autonomous cars will still have to communicate with pedestrians and cyclists – we just have to create a new, universal language for them.

Here Mikael Ljung Aust, senior technical leader for collision avoidance functions at the Volvo Cars Safety Centre, points out some of the challenges and the solutions.

Click the video for details…

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