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GM sued by motorcyclist in first lawsuit to involve autonomous vehicle

Oscar Nilsson ‘knocked to ground’ in San Francisco as company tested self-driving cars

General Motors is facing one of the first lawsuits to involve an autonomous vehicle, after a collision between its Cruise self-driving car and a motorbike in California.

Motorcyclist Oscar Nilsson is suing GM stating that the Chevrolet Bolt, which was operating in autonomous mode with a backup driver behind the wheel, “suddenly veered back into Nilsson’s lane, striking Nilsson and knocking him to the ground”.

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Source: gadt