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Predictions

When will the fully-autonomous vehicle revolution begin? The most recent predictions from each manufacturer. (Sorted by earliest commercially available product)

2017 | Nvidia CEO & Founder: “Every car company in the world will have to invest in autonomous driving or they will become the Nokia of phones.” (October 2015) Source

2018 | Tesla: Elon Musk: We’ll See Fully Automated Tesla Cars by 2018 (September 2015) Source

2020 | Google Plans to Eliminate Human Driving in 5 Years (May 2015) Source

2020 | Mitsubishi Electric Introduces EMIRAI3 xAUTO Automated Driving Concept Car (October 2015) Source

2020 | Nissan Reaffirms Autonomous Car (Looking Like LEAF/Juke Mashup) Release Date in 2020 (October 2015) Source | See it

2020 | Toyota/Lexus aims to launch self-driving car by 2020 (October 2015) Source

2020 | Uber CEO To Tesla: Sell Me Half A Million Autonomous Electric Cars In 2020 (July 2015) Source

2020 | Volvo sees crash-free car by 2020 (July 2013) Source

2020 | Ford CEO MARK FIELDS PREDICTS: Fully autonomous vehicles are a real possibility.” “Probably, in the next five years, you’ll see somebody introduce autonomous vehicles.” (January 2015) Source

2025 | Boston Consulting Group: The market for driverless car will be worth £27 billion ($42 billion) by 2025 (September 2015) Source

2025 | BCG Vehicles capable of urban autopilot could be ready in 2022, paving the way for fully autonomous vehicles by 2025 (April 2015) Source

2025General Motors officials said they forecast that most new cars will have automated functions and vehicle-to-vehicle communication technology by 2025 (September 2014) Source

2025 | IHS: Sales of driverless cars begin in 2025, by 2050 almost all vehicles will be autonomous (January 2014) Source

 

2025 | Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025

HARD TO SAY | Jaguar Land Rover R&D Chief: “We don’t consider customers cargo. We don’t want to build a robot that delivers the cargo from A to B.” June 2015 Source