Does the future hold a world with cars with no drivers? If Sebastian Thrun has his way, it certainly will. Thrun is the godfather of the autonomous car and his work for Google X — has led to a fleet of self-driving vehicles that have racked up hundreds of thousands of miles on public roads. The engineer strongly believes that autonomous vehicles aren’t just the future of personal transportation, but will lead to enhanced road safety for all users, passengers and pedestrians alike. Watch his interview with Wired below.