Rolls-Royce ditches the chauffeur in this futuristic concept car

Jeeves, meet your replacement. Her name is Eleanor. After more than a century of building some of the most exclusive cars ever driven by chauffeurs, Rolls-Royce has found a new valet. Though the artificial intelligence system known as “Eleanor” is still just a concept, she offers a peek into how the world’s most refined name in automobiles sees the ultra-wealthy getting around in the future. The technology is featured in the brand’s 103EX Vision 100 concept car, an autonomous vehicle, which was unveiled in London on Thursday. “She [Eleanor] will look after you,” said Ian Robertson, a BMW board member who once ran the Rolls-Royce division, and who remains close to the brand. “She will determine what your mood is like today, and then change the way the car drives,…


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