For now, Ford is set to expand its teams in Silicon Valley and Palo Alto to start fine tuning the new autonomous driving system.
The company didn't reveal exactly how its ride-hail business is going to work: whether it would sell a fleet of its cars to the likes of Uber in order for the company to further its own domination of the ride-sharing market, or if it would launch its own rival to beat Uber at its own game.
Until 2021, you can expect further advances from the likes of Tesla - whose 'Autopilot' feature continues to gain true autonomy with updates - and other major motoring companies. Audi has suggested it wants to have its cars "talk" to traffic lights - though not as a safety aid, but rather to make the process of sitting waiting at lights "less stressful".
Start brushing up those anecdotes about learning to drive and owning a car - your kids will never know the delights of pimping out an old Ford Fiesta.