Look, many experts say that Level 5 (highest level of autonomy) will be difficult to accomplish for a very long time, if ever.

Expect Level 3 operating in city traffic, Level 4/5 out on the open road (to aim for).

Technology tends to change a product’s format.

Take the smartphone for instance — it’s sleek and weighs next to nothing. That ought to have rung a bell.

The chances of untapping what many consider to be a multi-billion new market and industry are greatly enhanced

by optimizing the vehicle format before any technology goes in.

If the self-driving technology works adequately on a SUV, it may work great on a smaller/sleeker vehicle.


Ralph Panhuyzen


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