Self-driving cars as the new toolbar

Via Washington Post
From The Financial Times

There are 250 million cars on the road in the US so lets assume Google’s cars (and software) only manage to reach 1% penetration across a replacement cycle… that’s 2.5 million cars.

That’s 2,500,000 cars times $56,000 in revenue per car per year or $140,000,000,000 in revenue from the Google fleet per year in the US alone.

That’s more like a moonshot number…. A lot of the assumptions below are likely incorrect and the numbers excessively high (or low) but my main point is around the potential scale of the Google’s revenue from self-driving cars and the belief that autonomous vehicles could well be the next toolbar.



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Christian Hernandez

Christian Hernandez

Partner at @2150-vc backing technologies that make our world more resilient and sustainable. Salvadoran-born Londoner. YGL of the @wef Father ^3