Car Tech Outlook: Self-Driving Cars Are Just Around the Corner
The technology inside cars is accelerating, and this explosion of innovation is expected to get even more profound in the coming years. This infographic shows the near-future of car tech, revealing what might happen in the next five years.
This infographic tells us that self-driving vehicles are right around the corner, set to hit showrooms by 2017.
All it will take is one chain-reaction accident of self-driving cars to scare people away ... for a while. The technology will go through its growing pains. But when the number of self-driving cars reaches a critical mass — and vehicles can all talk to each other — the accident rate will get much closer to zero.
Meanwhile, take a look at this infographic that shows you the road ahead for car tech. Then let us know in the comments what features you're most looking forward to, and which ones you'd rather avoid.