The technology that power the autonomous cars of the future is progressing at an incredible speed. Most car manufacturers are predicting that 2020 will be the year where the first commercial autonomous car will be available in the market but I was surprised to learn that the first experiments conducted at automating cars date all the back to 1920!(Related: Wikipedia article on autonomous cars).
From 1920s to today – The History of Autonomous Cars
This infographic from Get off Road is really awesome and truly gives you a sense of how big the autonomous car market is and the growth so far! Oh and before you check it out, take a guess – Which company has the highest number of patents relating to Autonomous car technology? Now scroll down and see if you got it right. I certainly didn’t know that it was… Spoiler alert 😉
About the creator of the infographic
Toby dean works on behalf of Get Off Road in content creation and marketing. He creates engaging graphics and content that help businesses stand out from the crowd. Over the past 7 years has worked with dozens of SME’s in both an agency and freelance capacity.
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