In the not-too-distant past, the idea of driverless cars ferrying us around cities seemed like science fiction - but now a future filled with self-driving cars on our roads seems only a few years away. With all the major manufacturers like Tesla, Nissan, Ford, Volvo and even Apple looking to build and test autonomous vehicles we can expect news of the latest models, developments and incidents to come through thick and fast. Will we see a future filled with robot cars? Watch this space...
Self driving cars can take much of the danger out of driving, but they also present us with new problems to solve. So what needs to be figured out before the autonomous vehicle technology gets the green light?
Cars are evolving. Today, they need to be cleaner, safer and smarter. Daniel Bennett tests the vehicles that are shaping motoring's future.