Alexander Eule:

At least to start, self-dri­ving is go­ing to be a Sun­belt ac­tiv­ity. Tech­nol­ogy still hasn’t mas­tered the view through snow or fog. “The fore­cast for get­ting these cars to drive in bad weather is about as de­pend­able as most weather fore­casts,” Brauer says. He sees short-haul routes in places like Austin, Tex., or Santa Mon­ica, Calif.