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09/16/15
Frankfurt am Main
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Audi CEO Stadler meets G7 ministers: “Artificial intelligence can save lives”

Audi-CEO Rupert Stadler presented the Audi A7 piloted driving concept to Alexander Dobrindt, German Secretary of Transportation and the G7 Secretaries of Transportation.
Audi-CEO Rupert Stadler presented the Audi A7 piloted driving concept to Alexander Dobrindt, German Secretary of Transportation and the G7 Secretaries of Transportation.
  • German Federal Minister of Transport Dobrindt presents national strategy for automated driving and discusses international legal framework with EU Transport Commissioner Bulc and G7 counterparts
  • Audi CEO Prof. Stadler: “Unique chance to save 900,000 lives per year and protect 36 million people from injury”

A crucial breakthrough has been achieved at the International Motor Show (IAA) in establishing the legal framework of piloted driving and parking. Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt presented his national strategy for this key technology on Wednesday in Frankfurt. He also welcomed EU Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc and the transport ministers of the other G7 nations. Using the new Audi A4 and the concept car “Jack,” he presented the current state of driver assist systems to the visitors. The Chairman of the Board of Management of AUDI AG, Prof. Rupert Stadler, advocated “seizing this unique chance to save 900,000 lives per year, since more than 90% of all traffic accidents are caused by human error.”

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