Self-driving cars are a Modern Engineering Marvel In this engaging title, readers will explore the history of cars from early steam-powered wagons to today's luxury sedans. The father of Self-Driving Cars, Sebastian Thrun, is featured, and a colorful infographic shows how a Google Car works. Readers will learn about advancements in computer technology that made cars more automated and how car companies are continuing to expand the capabilities of the self-driving car. A timeline, a glossary, and an index supplement historical and color photos. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.