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Comment: Driverless cars won't kill driving

Emmet Ryan can't drive and doesn't plan to learn, but driverless cars won't make him part of the majority for quite some time

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

@emmetjryan
25th August, 2016
A Google driverless car Pic: Getty

Driverless cars have long been a dream on roughly the same level as hoverboards – real hoverboards that is, not the nonsense that has wheels. Marty McFly wouldn't have managed to get away from Biff on one of those.

The futuristic concept has become far more of a reality in recent times with Tesla, Audi, Google, Uber, and lately Ford and Volvo, all throwing their weight behind the technology. The race to make the steering...

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