Robot car in Singapore
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Robot cars look to beat congestion

23 April 2013 Last updated at 02:38 BST

Research into robot cars in Singapore is being driven by a desire to get more people on to public transport.

The idea is for self-drive autos to take commuters to public transport hubs, as well as for short trips in their neighbourhood.

It's one of several innovative schemes being looked at by researchers in Singapore.

The BBC's Saira Syed reports.