The rumor is that Apple will start producing electric cars by 2020. Tesla Motors would then face some serious competition.
If these sell, the next step will be self-driven cars. That may hit by 2025.
Then taxicabs will no longer need drivers.
We can see what’s coming: a shift away from gasoline for local driving. A family’s second car will be electric. There will be less smog.
Not planning to use your second car today? Let Uber rent it. Bring in some money.
Let’s see: cleaner air, less noise, reduced demand for oil, taxis without drivers — no tips. What’s not to like?
The free market works.