Are you ready to sit back and let your car drive you to work? That day may be closer than you think. Nissan made headlines recently when it announced it will have multiple autonomous vehicles on the market by 2020.

Motley Fool analyst Rex Moore has been following these developments, and in this video he explains that autonomous vehicles could provide a huge lift to business and save countless lives in the process.

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