Just about 34 million people hit the road over the Memorial Day weekend—the most since 2005 and the second-highest total on record. But in the not too distant future we all may be flying to our holiday destinations—in our cars.
Most major automakers and a lot of smaller players are developing driverless vehicles. And members of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers estimate that up to 75% of all vehicles will be autonomous by 2040. Sound unrealistic? Bruce Gellerman, from Here & Now contributor WBUR reports that part of that future is on the road right now.
This segment aired on May 30, 2016.