Stumbled on this via the TIL subreddit. Volvo invented the three point speedbelt back in 1959 – then gave it away because saving lives was more important than profits.

https://www.arnoldclark.com/newsroom/265-why-volvo-gave-away-the-patent-for-their-most-important-invention

This is an important precedent for those currently working on the future of mobility. I trust that when saving lives is at stake, the likes of Tesla will take the high road over then bottom line