Nor is Tesla the only company experimenting with autonomous vehicles; Audi and the auto parts manufacturer Delphi (NYSE: DLPH) have equipped an SQ5 with a self-driving system. The two companies have a so much faith in their system that they plan to send it on a cross-country road trip from San Francisco to New York. That’s a journey of about 3,500 mile.
Koenigsegg is giving us a glimpse of the future. It contains the features of the cars that most of us will be driving 10 or 15 years from now. There will be a time in the near future when the transmission will go the way of the carburetor.
It looks as if the insurance industry is positioning itself to operate in a post-insurance agency world. It also appears that Google is positioning itself to get the cut of the premium that currently goes to your insurance agency.