by Tod Mesirow

We’re at the precipice of a new age of automotive options, as the car of the future is just about here. Tesla’s top of the line Model S 90d, while not quite an autonomous car, is enabled with autonomous driving features that certainly make it a gateway technology to what every transportation sector prognosticator says is just around the next bend.  I go for a spin and let the algorithms do the driving – at 75MPH – on the 405 – while changing lanes.

Read and listen to Tod’s report at KCRW.com.

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