December 24, 2016 at 03:30PM
"Waymo's autonomous Chrysler Pacifica will redefine the humble minivan" #autonomicFuture #readingToday

Carlson said he expected two technological developments will play out in the coming years for consumers. One will be increasingly more advanced versions of driver-assistance features trickling into the cars we see in showrooms today. Tesla and Mercedes-Benz, for example, already offer drivers some level of partial automation, like automatic lane changing and automatic driving in slow stop-and-go traffic. The other development will be the march toward full autonomy, fostered by the demand for ride-hailing services.

It may not be as sexy as a Tesla, but it's a more practical vehicle for the first wave of autonomous-car deployment