Through All the Hype, Self-Driving Cars Remain Elusive

The relentlessly hyped arrival of autonomous vehicles looms as the greatest disruption in personal transportation since Henry Ford’s moving assembly line started producing Model T’s by the millions. One word in that statement — arrival — is, however, doing a disproportionate amount of work. Self-driving vehicles, despite being the subject of breathless media reports and in automakers’ strategies, remain years from being available to private owners…