Thought Exercise: How Driverless Vehicles Will Redefine Mobility and Change Car Culture

First, improvements in battery storage technology will make electric cars practical for widespread adoption. This is a view shared by many within the automobile sector and appears within reach as the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt and Tesla Model 3both promise a range of 200 miles at a cost of roughly US$30,000 (after rebates). Second, the driverless car will be perfected and in widespread use; this is not a hard future to imagine, given the amount of research and development and therapid advancements already being seen in this area. With those two assumptions, let’s allow our imagination to run.