The Midday Report Live Blog

Today’s kids won’t ever learn to drive

I really consider autonomous driving a solved problem. I think we are probably less than two years away.

Elon Musk

South African American Elon Musk – founder of PayPal, Tesla Motors and SpaceX – believes self-driving cars will soon start appearing on our roads.

The Midday Report’s Stephen Grootes interviewed World Wide Worx’s Arthur Goldstuck.

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In future you’ll hire a car as you need it. You’ll only pay for it when you use it. Why would anyone then want to own a car?

Arthur Goldstuck, World Wide Worx

There’ll be far fewer accidents. The insurance industry will be hard hit.

Arthur Goldstuck, World Wide Worx
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