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Hype check: Why self-driving cars’ long-term impact is underestimated

Insights, Smart Mobility
Paul Asel, NGP Capital


Interview with Paul Asel on SiliconAngle

Connected car makers are getting a reality check. Pilot programs for fully and semi-autonomous self-driving cars have ignited a hype cycle that’s turning in on itself, with even well-funded initiatives from Apple Inc. dialing down expectations.

Perhaps interested parties, from Tesla Motors Inc. to Ford Motor Co., are coming to terms with the real-world challenges of revolutionizing all things familiar and known about transportation. Fortunately mankind has a history of technological advancements, lighting the paths to mainstream adoption. Read more…