embers are dependent on these ridesharing companies.
So it is important to ponder the fate of rideshare drivers in the face of driverless technology.
You must understand that this fear is not peculiar to rideshare drivers alone. There are other regular companies and private drivers out there that could be affected when driverless cars flood the market.
What Might Change
Discussing this, Digital Trends wrote: “In the short term, there’s no change in the current opportunities for rideshare drivers. There are still years of technical, logistic, and regulatory hurdles to cross before rideshare robot cars appear with no human at the wheel.” However, it is best for drivers to be prepared as we see huge leaps already been made in the advancement of the driverless technology.
Will This Be Just Another Uber Service?
It is also possible that driverless cars will be introduced as a type of Uber service, an option that Uber users can request. Driverless cars could be made available on the Uber Vehicle Marketplace for drivers who want to switch from being drivers to becoming owners and financiers of driverless car fleets. In this case, drivers are carried along in the journey into the driverless cars future.
Although eliminating drivers could increase the profit margin, owning all the cars they need to run their global business is not only unlikely, but also not Uber’s business model. In the end, almost every driver may own a driverless car.
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