Soon the self-driving car

A Google carI think it is safe to write that everybody just hate traffic congestion which combines wastes of time, money and energy on top of being helpless. The dream of ultimate mobility offered by cars is often transformed in cities as an immobile nightmare.

Given how Google has mapped the Earth and how computers have gain in performance, the driverless car could soon be there to help our societies kiss good bye to car ownership as personal cars spend up to 95 percent of their time parked.

As Grist notes, self driving cars could be here between five and ten years, so don’t throw away your driving license yet. Meanwhile keep cycling and stay safe…


Edouard is a sustainability and energy professional committed to bringing our societies to a carbon neutral future. He has been writing on related topics on this very blog since 2007.

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