Incident 292: Apple’s AVs Reportedly Struggled to Navigate Streets in Silicon Valley Test Drives

Description: Apple’s autonomous cars were reported to have bumped into curbs and struggled to stay in their lanes after crossing intersections during an on-road test drives near the company’s Silicon Valley headquarters.
Alleged: Apple developed and deployed an AI system, which harmed Silicon Valley traffic participants and Silicon Valley residents.

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Pednekar, Sonali. (2021-09-01) Incident Number 292. in Lam, K. (ed.) Artificial Intelligence Incident Database. Responsible AI Collaborative.

Incident Stats

Incident ID
292
Report Count
3
Incident Date
2021-09-01
Editors
Khoa Lam

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