Here are some good articles that talk about the basic “self driving car” innovations that current car manufacturers are incorporating into cars today that assist drivers.
This article focuses on the radar technology for surroundings detection and auto park.
This article talks about adaptive cruise control that follows and slows the car to avoid collisions.
This article talks about the auto brakes that prevent rear end accidents.
All of these features are base technologies for self driving cars. Step one, get all these technologies standard in more than 50% of new cars. Step 50 self driving cars.
Just 48 more steps to figure out.