Sam Abuelsamid .. Subscribed Automation

Episode 1698 (22:03)

Sam Abuelsamid

Sam says upcoming cars will require subscriptions for premium services like Autopilot. This is mainly due to having to maintain and support those premium services beyond the warranty period. Still, Sam says that car companies are becoming more interested in ongoing revenue streams, and it could be that in the future, you won't buy your car so much as pay to use one every time you drive. 

Also, check out this video about why developing self-driving cars is so difficult: