Timeline by car manufacturers and tech giants on when driverless cars will be available on the market.
Coming in 2017. Audi head of product and Technology Communications Stefan Moser said that the next generation of their A8 limousine will be able to drive itself with full autonomy.
Tesla founder Elon Musk expects fully autonomous Teslas to be ready, but notes that regulatory approval may take another 1 to 3 more years.
Google founder surgery Brain plans to have the company’s first driverless cars on the market.
Toyota plans to introduce their first models that are capable of autonomous highway driving.
Andy Palmer, EVP of California-based Nissan Motors Limited announced that Nissan will make fully autonomous vehicles available to consumers.
Honda Motor Co. expect to have self-driving vehicles on the road ahead of the Tokyo Summer Olympics.
Intel CTO Justin Rattner predicts driverless cars will be in wide use, and adds that Intel is hoping to equip autonomous of Smart cars with its Atom and Core processors.
Automotive supplier Continental plants to use their “Advanced Driver Assistance Systems” to make fully autonomous driving available.
Uber CEO Travis kalanick expects Uber’s fleet to be driverless by this year, and predicts the service will be so inexpensive and ubiquitous that car ownership will be nearly obsolete.
Expect numbers of the institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers have determined a driverless vehicles will be the most viable form of intelligent transportation and that up to 70% of all vehicles will be autonomous.