According to some estimates, the car industry is only a decade away from mass-producing autonomous electric vehicles. This new generation of cars will remake the fabric of living spaces and public infrastructure and affect human lives in ways that are impossible to predict. In his blog post, Silicon Valley insider Benedict Evans provides a peak at what a future of self-driving electric cars might hold. getAbstract recommends Evans’s thought-provoking blogpost to real estate developers, urban planners and people seeking a glimpse of the future.
In this summary, you will learn
- How autonomous, electric vehicles will affect public infrastructure and human lives,
- How electric cars may help reduce the number of smoking deaths in the United States, and
- Why self-driving cars will eliminate the pressure on downtown parking space.
About the Author
Benedict Evans is a partner at Andreessen Horowitz, a venture capital firm in Silicon Valley that invests in technology companies. He publishes regular newsletters, podcasts and blogposts on the future of technology.