Although many car makers and future thinkers imagine the rapid adoption of connected and autonomous vehicles, a recent study, conducted at the FedEx Institute of Technology at the University of Memphis, suggests that buyers may not be so eager to own one. Significant barriers to adoption included the price point of the vehicles, distrust of the technology in general, and a fear of losing control over operation of the car.
And where we might be tomorrow: Bill Ford says “The mobility model we have today, will not work tomorrow.”
Bill Ford of Ford Motor Company spoke on the future of transportation where the world’s current 800 million cars may have increased to 2-4 billion cars by 2050. His concluding thoughts about the infrastructure of …