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Self-driving cars: Best thing to happen to motorbikes

Monday, October 17, 2016 - 05:50
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A BMW Motorrad Vision Next 100 electric-powered concept motorcycle at a BMW event in Santa Monica, California. Its developer says when robots drive cars, far fewer motorcyclists will die on the road.

Washington

SELF-DRIVING technology promises to pretty much transform the auto industry as we know it. It may also change the business of selling motorcycles - but in a very different way.

It all comes down to safety, according to Karl Viktor Schaller, head of development at BMW