If many of the world’s respected motoring oracles are to be believed, private vehicle ownership will, over a debatable time frame, ultimately die off in favour of mobility services.

In future you will no longer leave on daily journeys in the comfort of your own vehicle and instead you’ll hail a ride-sharing pod, probably electrically powered and driverless, to get wherever you’re going. Autonomous, connected, electric and shared (ACES) transportation concepts make for great headlines and fantastical reading, but is this really where we’re headed? ..

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