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Most people — experts included — seem to think that the transition to driverless vehicles will come slowly over the coming few decades, and that large hurdles exist for widespread adoption. I believe that this is significant underestimation.
Autonomous cars will be commonplace by and have a near monopoly byand the sweeping change they bring will eclipse every other innovation our society has experienced.
They will cause unprecedented job loss and a fundamental restructuring of our economy, solve large portions of our environmental problems, prevent tens of thousands of deaths per year, save millions of hours with increased productivity, and create entire new industries that we cannot even imagine from our current vantage point.
The transition is already beginning to happen. It is now more economical to use a ride sharing service if you live in a city and drive less than 10, miles per year.
And current research confirms that we would be eager to use autonomous cars if they were available. Fallout The effects of the autonomous car movement will be staggering. They are geared to produce millions of cars in dozens of different varieties to cater to individual taste and have far too much overhead to sustain such a dramatic decrease in sales.
I think that most will be bankrupt bywhile startup automakers like Tesla will thrive on a smaller number of fleet sales to operators like Uber by offering standardized models with fewer options. We will see the obsolescence of rental car companies, public transportation systems, and, good riddance, parking and speeding tickets.
But we will see the transformation of far more than just consumer transportation: The Bureau of Labor Statistics lists thatpeople are employed in motor vehicles and parts manufacturing, and an additional 3. Virtually all of these 10 million jobs will be eliminated within years, and this list is by no means exhaustive.
Traffic will become nonexistent, saving each US commuter 38 hours every year — nearly a full work week. The environmental impact of autonomous cars has the potential to reverse the trend of global warming and drastically reduce our dependence on fossil fuels.
Passenger cars, SUVs, pickup trucks, and minivans account for As most autonomous cars are likely to be electric, we would virtually eliminate the billion of gasoline used each year in the US alone.
But perhaps most exciting for me are the coming inventions, discoveries, and creation of entire new industries that we cannot yet imagine. I dream of the transportation cloud: Ambulances that arrive to the scene within seconds. A vehicle-to-grid distributed power system.
A merging of city and suburb as commuting becomes fast and painless. Dramatically improved mobility for the disabled. On-demand rental of nearly anything you can imagine. The end of the DMV!I think it is relevant that both of the example patient types are old.
I believe it may just be that in these kinds of cases, misery is the culmination of a generalized and very subtle attitude choices add up over the years (and confirmation bias would add to this).
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I have spent quite a bit of time lately thinking about autonomous cars, and I wanted to summarize my current thoughts and predictions. Most people – experts included – seem to think that the transition to driverless vehicles will come slowly over the coming few decades, and that large hurdles exist for widespread adoption.
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