Here are two important characteristics of the airline industry: Just two manufacturers produce 99% of the worlds airplanes for airlines, and everyday passengers have a hard time telling those aircraft apartand mostly dont care anyway. Weirdly enough, though, these characteristics are important to the future of cars. Why? Because the present of Boeing and Airbus could be the future of the automotive industry.
There are already indications that automotive is following aviations path toward a future in which there are fewer brands and models. The exteriors of many autonomous vehicle prototypes are similarly shaped mobile boxes; see examples from Muji, Olli, Transdev, and, yes, Teague. The interiors of autonomous vehicle concepts are also very uniformevident in examples from the likes of Audi, Mercedes, and