Driverless cars will be here by 2020

Driverless cars will be here by 2020, if the government allows them, Nissan boss says.

NISSAN will have vehicles packed with autonomous driving technology by 2020, but whether people will be able to drive them on roads is up to government regulators, its chief executive Carlos Ghosn says.

Many of the world’s carmakers and companies outside the auto industry (such as Google) are working on technology that allows cars to navigate without human intervention.

Ghosn said good progress was being made toward the Japanese automaker’s goal of delivering a driverless car by 2020.

“Our cars will be ready,” he said.

The biggest hurdle for such vehicles becoming readily available to consumers is approval from regulators around the world, he told reporters at Yokohama headquarters.  READ THE WHOLE STORY HERE