Citroen South Africa says it will no longer be selling any new cars for the Citroen brand as part of a renewed focus on Peugeot in 2017. Under these assumptions, Volvo’s liability promise can be added into the purchase price: If we assume a reduction of damages by a factor of 15, the life-span risk (12 years) translates into 652$ of additional costs for each fully autonomous car which Volvo sells.
Dealers are also required to display a poster in paper or as an electronic display, in a prominent position, showing the fuel consumption and CO2 emissions for all new passenger car models displayed, or offered for sale through that particular showroom.
Sometimes, they make arrangements to return the vehicles to manufacturers after a specified time period, although this practice has become less frequent in light of the more-careful market planning that has accompanied auto industry recovery since the financial crisis.
Instead, they claim that the car is the most fuel-efficient mid-sized sedan.” If you squint at the bottom of the screen (assuming you saw this ad on a TV that’s close enough to see the fine print), you can see that the actual mileage is 23 mpg city/34 highway with a combined mileage of 27 mpg.
By presenting an all-electric prototype of a fully autonomous two-seater in May, Google has also made clear that it is serious to become a player in individual mobility and intent on reaping the rewards of its investment in this project (which so far has likely cost a few hundred million Dollars – not an enormous amount by the standards of the auto industry for developing a new car model).