The success and customization of autonomous vehicles will depend on the needs of the user – the first things that will be deleted are the steering wheel and other controls to allow for more room and more configurations – the sky is the limit.
The price of self-driving cars is predicted to come down enough for it to make sense for someone in a rural area buying a vehicle to make it easier to get around, such as seniors or those who may be physically challenged.
“Ride sharing business is expected to drive down the cost of self-driving cars in the future,” Mike Abelson, GM vice president of global strategy said. GM and others have suggested for some time now that the relationship between automakers producing self-driving cars and ride-sharing companies would be symbiotic.
Read the article at The Detroit Bureau.