The 24 biggest breakthroughs for self-driving cars in 2016

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Self-driving car tech became more accessible to the public this year.

Uber launched its pilot program in Pittsburgh that allowed select users to get a ride in a self-driving car. Tesla also began producing its cars with the hardware necessary to be fully driverless. These moves show self-driving cars are no longer just a concept, but actual products we can see for ourselves.

Here are the biggest moments for self-driving cars in 2016:

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