In anticipation of the upcoming “Connected car” event in Berlin, let’s take a quick look at what people are excited about when talking about the future of the automobile industry.
Driverless cars are closer than one might think. By August 2012, Google’s ongoing driverless car experiment had reached the point of riding 500 000 km without accidents. The most optimistic predictions say that driverless cars will hit the market within the next 10 or even 5 years in the US.
While car manufacturers are testing security standards and connectivity between cars, we can try to imagine how our time could be spent if our hands weren’t occupied steering an iron horse all …