Self-driving cars are all the rage in Detroit, and they might be all your kids ever know No more driving at all within 15 to 20 years? http://www.marketwatch.com/story/se...y-might-be-all-your-kids-ever-know-2017-01-11 Jan 11, 2017 2:40 p.m. ET It’s January in Detroit, and that means the world’s automotive press is braving the winter chill to report on the current and future state of the car industry. A big theme at the North American International Auto Show this year: self-driving cars. Of course, there’s a whole range of timelines when it comes to predicting the widespread adoption of cars that drive themselves around town. At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas just ahead of the Motor City festivities, Nvidia NVDA, -1.23% and Audi announced plans to put autonomous cars on the road starting by 2020. Here’s what Nividia’s automotive general manager had to say about it to MarketWatch. But that optimistic prediction is nowhere near as bold as the one recently issued by prominent Georgia Tech engineer Henrik Christensen in an interview with the San Diego Union-Tribune: ‘My own prediction is that kids born today will never get to drive a car.’ Henrik Christensen He went on to explain that while there will be some barriers to push through, the pros will outweigh the cons and propel the technology ahead faster than many expect. . . . Non acceptance is NOT an option.