Automakers like Ford are being optimistic when it comes to the timeframe for autonomy and electrification to go big.
Technologies: City of Tomorrow
Ford and Silicon Valley-based startup Autonomic are developing what is essentially a city-wide transportation operating system.
Ford President and CEO Jim Hackett foresees a future in which city streets are again centered around people – not cars.
Should fleets of autonomous vehicles really become the next thing in transportation, it will warrant major shifts in how cities are operated and configured.
Two experts from Ford and an assistant research professor at U-M join John McElroy for a chat about transit in the city of the future.