The Truth About Self-Driving Cars

Over the last few years, we've heard claims that we're very close to having self-driving cars. Several of the big automakers are investing in Uber and Lyft in hopes of developing robotic vehicles that can transport us -- and companies like Google continue to do research into autonomous vehicles. But my guest Steven Shladover, head of Partners for Advance Transportation Technology at UC/Berkeley, said in a Scientific American piece that while self-driving cars may be coming, they won't be in the way you've been led to think. Among the questions I asked him: Listen, then click here to subscribe to these podcasts via iTunes!