A Peek into the Future — Mobility-On-Demand with Self-Driving Cars and Blockchain Technology

The latest World Economic Forum on Global Agenda is happening in Abu Dhabi, UAE from 25th to 27th of this month. The event will include experts and thought leaders from around the world to meet, discuss and find ways to address the challenges faced by people and governments across the world. The topics discussed in this forum will not be limited to the global economy or finance but also social, technological and ecological challenges of the present day and near future.

One of the topics in this World Economic Forum’s agenda includes emerging urban innovations and a report has been published on the same. One of the prominent urban innovations that features in the top ten list is Mobility-on-Demand.

What is the total count of automobiles across the world? I was surprised to know that there are people and organizations that are actually keeping count of them. According to a report by Navigant Research, there are over 1.2 billion automobiles around the world and the number is going to cross 2 billion by the end of 2035. Most of these vehicles run on fossil fuels and the damage caused to the environment by their

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