Are You Ready For the Autonomous Vehicle Revolution?

Another mystery is what the emissions impact will be. Preston conjectures 40 percent decrease in cars sold. Others say sales and miles traveled may be higher. “Will self-driving be heaven or hell? Utopia or dystopia?” said EPA chief Chris Grundler, head of the U.S. EPA’s air-quality and transportation office, to Automotive News. “I don’t have the answers. But we’ve certainly concluded there is an environmental public-policy aspect that needs to be considered.”