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Saturday December 11 in Paris, a taxi driver at the wheel of his You’re here caused a fatal accident. He was put on trial. An investigation is underway, and a battle of experts is announced. The American brand You’re here has already announced that there were no technical failures.
Saturday, December 11, a car You’re here launched at full speed caused one death and 19 injuries. The uninjured driver was charged with manslaughter. But the accident raises questions. This father had not consumed drugs or alcohol. Without a criminal record, he has been driving taxis for 25 years. According to his lawyer, while he was at a red light, his vehicle accelerated suddenly.
On the highway, the You’re here can change lanes without touching the steering wheel, simply by activating its turn signal. The You’re here has dozens of calculators. It is on the basis of these elements that the American group reacted. Because You’re here is in turmoil, and also at the heart of a controversy in the United States. More than a hundred customers report bugs: eleven suspicious accidents have been identified.
According to an expert, every collision involves human error. “The 11 accidents involved not the technology You’re herebut the use drivers had of it”, says Benjamin Cuq, automotive journalist. In France, justice has opened an investigation, but the expertise on the vehicle has not yet begun.
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