This might be the push to make me move to a developing country, where life and labor are "cheaper," and autonomous car-pods won't be popular for another 50 years (when I'm over 80!).
A country where all of my transportation options are (logged, paid via credit cars) autonomous rental cars is my definition of panopticon hell. I'd rather ride my own Honda 125 around a Latin American city.
Steve Jobs said two years ago that X is brain-damaged and it will be gone in two years. He was half right. -- Dennis Ritchie