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2016 has arguably been the year that our automobiles have made their first steps toward removing the human component of driving. More and more, automotive manufacturers are debuting technologies which are more than capable of navigating complex traffic patterns and transporting people around cities without input from human operators. Though companies like Tesla and Google have run into some missteps, some with fatal consequences, the future of transportation is beginning to look like it will be left to the cars themselves.