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Driverless cars will still need human supervision

The danger is that the self-driving technology being built into vehicles could create new safety hazards

A prototype of an autonomous Nissan car in Sunnyvale, California. Nissan's engineers acknowledge that even their most advanced models would not be autonomous in every situation, including some kinds of night-time driving.

Sunnyvale, California

CAR enthusiasts, after hearing industry executives discussing the self-driving technology being built into their vehicles, might be forgiven for thinking robotic cars will soon drive themselves out of showrooms.

Carlos Ghosn, chairman and chief executive of