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Autonomous Vehicles – Canada’s Current Legal Framework: Liability in Motor Vehicle Accidents

December 19, 2022

The arrival of autonomous vehicles in Canada will raise a number of liability-related questions that touch on the areas of owner liability, product liability, and auto insurance. In this post, we discuss the allocation of liability in incidents involving AVs and the future of auto insurance.

Absence of evidence stalls misleading advertising class action

September 14, 2022

The recent dismissal of a class action against Ford confirms the utility of summary judgment motions in class actions, particularly when the evidence advanced to support the plaintiffs’ claims was found by the court to be insufficient and contrary to common sense.

EU Vehicle Data Consultation and the evolving EU regulatory landscape for connected vehicles

April 12, 2022

In the coming years, data collected by vehicles will be subject to a new EU regulatory regime consisting of horizontal rules applicable across many industries and vertical rules designed specifically for the automotive sector.

Autonomous Vehicles: The UK Law Commissions’ Third Consultation

February 25, 2021

The Law Commission of England & Wales and the Scottish Law Commission (together, the Commissions) have jointly launched their third consultation paper on the regulatory framework for automated vehicles.

Webinar: Autonomous Vehicles in Australia - where are we and where are we going?

December 03, 2019

What does global increased expenditure on research and trials of autonomous vehicles mean for the legal landscape in Australia and how can you manage inherent risks? Watch this webinar to find out more.

Future mobility: EU Commission shifts gears

November 05, 2019

The automotive industry stands on the brink of a revolution that will affect not only automobile manufacturers and suppliers but also stakeholders in an expanding ecosystem of both traditional and new players.

Artificial intelligence and the transportation industry

July 24, 2019

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are starting to transform how solutions are built and deployed in transportation.

France: New legislative developments for autonomous vehicles

June 25, 2019

The French PACTE law came into force in May 2019. This blog post summarises the main measures adopted in the field of the regulations applicable to autonomous vehicles experimentations.

Automated vehicles: Law Commission’s proposed reform and “the user-in-charge”

April 16, 2019

The most notable proposal to come out of the Law Commission’s recent consultation on AVs is the creation of a “user-in-charge” who would be obliged to take over control of an AV in certain circumstances.

Automotive cyber security standards released: Preparing manufacturers against this ever increasing risk

February 27, 2019

Manufacturers and others involved in the AV industry should take close note of "The fundamental principles of automotive cyber security", a Publicly Available Specification (PAS) published by the BSI.