Your first driverless car is decades, not years, away

There was a time not that long ago when it felt like consumer-level driverless vehicles might be just around the corner. The car companies were hyping the technology. The media was too. You can even find examples of people like former President Barack Obama’s Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx predicting that by 2021, a person would be able to walk out their door and hail a driverless car to take them to work or school.