Automobiles are becoming part of the Internet of Things. “Connected” technologies now power telematics and infotainment systems and increasingly are deployed for driver assistance and to enhance the safe operation of autonomous vehicles. These “intelligent” vehicles rely on an ecosystem of proprietary and third-party components to gather, analyze and then react to data from both

As cars and trucks incorporate increasingly sophisticated automation features, the automotive industry must confront the approaching challenge of designing fully autonomous vehicles to operate on public roads. Industry participants—vehicle manufacturers, their suppliers and dealers—will need to think disruptively to mitigate the risks inherent in such a revolutionary shift. This Legal Update by members of Mayer