Why own car when you can shop online and hail a Lyft when you need a ride?
Instead of freaking out, Ford is preparing for the future with a self-driving car designed for carrying both packages and passengers. Previously, the company promised a fully autonomous car for ride-sharing by 2021.
“We’re developing self-driving technology because the world is changing rapidly,” Sherif Marakby, the company’s vice president of autonomous vehicles and electrification, wrote in a Medium post Tuesday morning.
“For many people who live in large cities, owning a car is no longer a viable choice.”