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.
In 2005 and 2007 whiz kid Chris Urmson was involved in the Darpa autonomous challenge with the Carnegie Mellon University, first as a student, next as a faculty member. The most significant challenger was Stanford University, led by Sebastian Thrun. Urmson has gone from science projects, such as the gravitational pull of a ball-bearing, to [...]