Jack Stilgoe is an associate professor of science and technology studies at University College London. He is the author of Who’s Driving Innovation? (Palgrave, 2020). This article draws on conversations with Brendan Cormier from the Victoria and Albert Museum and Marie-Claire Demain-Frackowiak from Michelin.
Three years on, ‘Full Self-Driving’ and the promised coast-to-coast drive seem even less realistic than they did in 2017.