Highly automated vehicle models abound

Volvo and Subaru are just some of the auto manufacturers that are promising the delivery of cars that avoid crashes.

Volvo and Subaru are just some of the auto manufacturers that are promising the delivery of cars that avoid crashes.

Consequently, even before fully self-driving vehicles are navigating our roads and highways, we will be benefitting from technology intended to compensate for driver error. This will have a tremendous implication on numerous industries, including insurance, car repair, …

The 2015 NHTSA Report on Vehicle Crashes estimates that 94% of car accidents are due to driver related issues.

Disruption in delivery

The delivery business is about to change in a big way.

The delivery business is about to change in a big way. From Amazon to Dominos, the industry is preparing for drone and autonomous vehicle technology to decrease costs and increase customer satisfaction. Another example is DHL (42% of parcel delivery value in Europe) and Volvo reportedly partnering on a project that would allow the parcel delivery service to remotely open Volvo cars (DHL would only get access after the owner accepts delivery via text message). Such a service would minimize the number of missed deliveries, contributing to decreasing costs. Will these deliveries be made by drones in the future?