Autonomous vehicles can drive themselves without human intervention also known as self-driving cars or robo-cars. Driving the Nation talks about autonomous vehicles of the future including alternative fuels and technology.
These are notes from the Department of Transportation's (DOT) Preparing for the Future of Transportation: Automated Vehicles 3.0 (AV 3.0). There are six U.S. DOT Automation principles: The United States Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) has established a clear and consistent Federal approach to shaping policy for automated vehicles, based on the following six principles. [...]