On the occasion of the Standard Essential Patents Strategy Conference Premier Cercle asked Raymond Millien the following.

Premier Cercle: Good Morning Raymond! Like most of your luxury-cars peers, Volvo Cars is considering autonomous vehicles intensively! Transportation Authorities are calling for the development of voluntary technical standards as an effective, non-regulatory means to advance the integration of automation technologies. Why such standards ensuring self-driving vehicle-to-vehicle communications as well as ensuring increased safety to life and property are so important for you?