How will autonomous driving shape car design?

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Car Design News investigates how autonomous driving may shape car design in coming years

Autonomous driving presents some interesting challenges for the design community. They may in fact be opportunities – but that is still being figured out. This is true not only for the interior design teams who will be working on new seating arrangements, but also the exterior designers. Those new layouts might lend themselves to boxy shuttle-like exteriors to ferry groups of passengers around. Perhaps a long-distance cruiser is more sleek – or wacky in the case of Volkswagen’s Gen.Travel – owing to better aerodynamics and an interior that lets passengers stretch out and relax.

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