About a year ago Tesla CEO Elon Musk predicted that by the end of 2017, his company will manufacture a car that can autonomously drive from Los Angeles to New York City. But in fact the autonomous vehicle race began much earlier.
While Tesla and other Silicon Valley operations like Google’s autonomous car project, Waymo, steal most of the headlines on the new technology, efforts are underway around the world: from agricultural applications in Indiana to an autonomous commuter shuttle coming to Washington.
16 US states already introduced regulations related to autonomous vehicle operation. Here is an overview of where you already can use the autonomous vehicles:
Let’s take a brief overview of what’s going on recently: