The cars, launched on a pilot basis by ride-hailing service Uber, are now undergoing "real-world testing" in the Steel City.
A passenger look on as he rides in a pilot model of an Uber self-driving vehicle on September 13, 2016 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Removing the cost of the driver is one way to make rides more affordable.
The state Transportation Department is now looking at the issues through the Autonomous Vehicle Task Force, established in June.
Currently, there are a lot of vehicles on the roads of London, and people will now get to see Uber cars gathering data with scanners and all the mapping tools. Yeah, that means grabbing an Uber after a night out could grant you a visit from a vehicle with an empty driver seat.
When I'm in London, I heavily depend on Uber.
Uber, last month, also announced its scheduled rides feature through which riders could book their trip 30 days in advance. "We're much closer to having vehicles that are relatively automated on highways, but urban driving is a much more complex problem to solve".
When the drivers are removed from front seats, the cars will likely be restricted to driving in specific locations under good conditions at first.A study released Wednesday by the University of MI found that 23 percent of Americans wouldn't ride in a self-driving vehicle.
It continued to say that current maps include information - such as ocean topography - that isn't relevant to Uber drivers and it needs to know more about areas.
In that vision, Lawrence Mishel, president of the Economic Policy Institute in Washington, a left-leaning think tank that researches labor issues, saw a remarkable admission of just how far Uber's technology has to go to reach even partial automation.
Uber's Silicon Valley roots means it tends to pivot quickly and plan, experiment, and adjust direction within weeks, in contrast to longtime carmakers like General Motors or Toyota who have yearlong timelines when bringing out new features, Rajkumar and Uber officials said. With Uber's latest large-scale test, the driverless vehicle could be here sooner than we think.
The inside of an Uber self-driving vehicle on September 13, 2016 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Starting Wednesday morning, September 14, 2016 dozens of self-driving Ford Fusions will pick up riders who opted in.