In preparing for a world in which cars drive themselves, developing the technology for autonomous systems has been easy compared to figuring out who would be at fault in the event a self-driving car crashes. Worried those legal uncertainties could delay the launch of autonomous vehicles, one automaker is taking the initiative to provide an answer. Volvo said Wednesday it will accept “full liability” whenever one of its cars is operating in autonomous mode, making it the first major automaker to claim such a position. —Volvo will accept liability for self-driving car crashes