Today, Ford CEO Mark Fields announced that the automaker plans to start producing fully autonomous (level 4) cars in high-volume by 2021. Fields described Ford’s autonomous driving effort as just as significant as when Henry Ford created his first assembly line.

The automaker’s 2021 target is in line with most of the auto industry, but behind some technology companies like Google or Tesla – if you consider Tesla more of a tech company than an automaker. expand full story