Google and Fiat Chrysler aren't positive who owns self-driving automotive knowledge

Google and Fiat Chrysler aren't sure who owns self-driving car data

Google and Fiat Chrysler left a number of questions unanswered once they unveiled their self-driving automotive partnership… and that is as a result of they have not answered a few of these questions themselves, apparently. Fiat Chrysler chief Sergio Marchionne informed visitors at an occasion that the 2 corporations have but to determine who will personal the info from the fleet of one hundred autonomous Pacifica minivans. The automobiles must be “viable” first, he says. He provides that the companies have but to determine whether or not or not they will supply open supply code that may assist others construct self-driving know-how.

Nonetheless, Marchionne is optimistic. Based mostly on his experiences, he believes that sensible self-driving automobiles might be prepared in 5 years, not the 20 that some have predicted. “It is not pie within the sky,” the CEO claims. He is additionally suggesting that the partnership might develop as soon as the self-driving minivan is on the street. Consider this as only a begin, then — you may even see much more within the pipeline.