It will also mean the end of women- reversing jokes, so will tick a few more PC boxes.Exactly. I had a car the last time I lived in London (1990!) and it was more trouble than it was worth. When I worked in Bangkok I used public transport and taxis, and the occasional hire car.
When driverless cars hit the market, at first I expect they'll look like normal cars, but it won't take long before people realise it will make more sense to have the seats facing inwards.