Originally conceived as a notion in 1939, autonomous cars have always been a staple of 'futuristic thinking'. From The Jetsons to iRobot, driverless cars have always been considered more in the realm of science fiction rather than our own reality, yet myriad companies, engineers and creative minds have tried their hand at creating a truly automated car in the last few decades.
Even in the last few years, many companies such as Google and BMW have made great strides into making truly self-driving cars available to the public, and so the future of the autonomous car market looks promising. But where & how did it begin? What steps have been taken to realise the vision of a driverless car? And what's next for the autonomous car? These are the questions we answer in our informative infographic below: