Germany is considering requiring automotive manufacturers to include the equivalent of airplane black boxes in new automobiles.

Manufacturers will also be required to install a black box that records when the autopilot system was active, when the driver drove and when the system requested that the driver take over, according to the proposals.

This seems like it could help a lot, and increase accountability and trust in automotive manufacturers. There are privacy considerations, and hopefully this can be done in a way to mitigate those issues.

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Mike Rawson has recently re-awoken a long-standing interest in robots and our automated future. He lives in London with a single android - a temperamental vacuum cleaner - but is looking forward to getting more cyborgs soon.

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