Open the car door HAL: The technology to have cars drive themselves is within reach, as...

|By:, SA News Editor

Open the car door HAL: The technology to have cars drive themselves is within reach, as automakers grapple with how far to take the loss of driver control. Computing power and sensor technology has advanced past the point of just providing alerts or parking cars, with Google already testing self-driving cars on real roads. A question for interested firms such as GM, F, BAMXY.PK, TM, and VLKAY.PK is how to avoid huge liability with insurance responsibility presumably passing on from drivers to manufacturers.