The BBC picked up on this - driverless cabs could have an impact on car ownership as we know it, particularly within cities. Looks like GM and Volvo have taken sides already.
The majority of ride-hailing company Lyft's rides will be in self-driving cars within five years, the company's president has predicted. Lyft co-founder John Zimmer said autonomous rides would eventually become a cheaper way to travel than owning your own car. Dubbing it the "third transport revolution", Mr Zimmer lays out three phases for future of driverless vehicles in the taxi and ride-sharing industry: In the first phase in two years' time, self-driving rides will be available to Lyft users but only along fixed routes with the software specifically geared towards those routes. For the next stage, he predicts cars will navigate any route but only at a maximum speed of 25 miles per hour. The third stage, which he says will kick in by about 2021, will see completely autonomous Lyft rides.