Will we still be driving, or will we be living in a utopia filled with gleaming white pods silently whizzing about the streets ferrying people to and fro?
The car of the future is still in flux.
A car parked outside every home, new models bought on registration plate changes and regular servicing at your local garage, just with the car able to drive itself there for a robot to do the work.
Once it drives itself, there’s no need to have the traditional layout – or even to face forward.
Indeed, cars that are personally owned are likely to become increasingly luxurious, as people who use a car for simple commuting either will be buying used models or using mobility services.
“The most capable, luxurious cars likely will have features like chairs that can face one another and heads up displays that are richer in detail than those available today.”