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Death spiral for cars. By 2030, you probably won’t own one

Death spiral for cars. By 2030, you probably won’t own one

By 2030, you probably won’t own a car, but you may get a free trip with your morning coffee. Transport-As-A-Service will use electric vehicles and will upend two trillion-dollar industries. It’s the death spiral for cars.

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How to ensure self-driving vehicles don’t ruin everything

How to ensure self-driving vehicles don’t ruin everything

Seven principles that will help maximise the benefits of self-driving vehicles, and minimise potential negative consequences.

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Autonomous vehicle developer opens Adelaide base

Autonomous vehicle developer opens Adelaide base

UK-based autonomous transport outfit RDM Group opens Asia Pacific HQ in Adelaide, sees “massive” demand in Australia.

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All cars on Australian roads will be driverless by 2030: Telstra exec

All cars on Australian roads will be driverless by 2030: Telstra exec

Telstra chief scientists says all cars on Australian roads will be driverless by 2030, based on rate of development and falling technology costs.

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Tesla's new master plan revealed, and it's Uber ambitious

Tesla’s new master plan revealed, and it’s Uber ambitious

Elon Musk reveals part 2 of Tesla master plan, including ambition to dominate car sharing space with a fleet of customer-owned, autonomous-driving Tesla EVs.

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Will autopilot death derail Elon Musk’s trillion dollar Tesla dream?

Will autopilot death derail Elon Musk’s trillion dollar Tesla dream?

A few weeks ago, Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk boldly predicted that his electric car and storage company would be the world’s first trillion dollar company. He’s still a long way short of that dream, but will the first death from a driver using Autopilot make that goal impossible to achieve?

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VW plans 30 electric vehicle models after sales battered by diesel scandal

VW plans 30 electric vehicle models after sales battered by diesel scandal

VW promises more than 30 new electric vehicle models, and major push into “e-mobility”, including ride sharing and autonomous vehicles.

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Why you may not own, or drive your vehicle in 10 years time

Why you may not own, or drive your vehicle in 10 years time

Car ownership is expensive, dangerous and highly polluting. All three issues can be addressed by the combination of electric vehicles, car sharing, and autonomous driving. That means a new experience, a new business model, and a new multi-trillion dollar industry.

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Are self-driving vehicles good for the environment?

Are self-driving vehicles good for the environment?

Autonomous transportation has lots of advantages. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions could be one of them.

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Tesla dials back EV sales targets, says battery business growing at 'nutty level’

Tesla dials back EV sales targets, says battery business growing at ‘nutty level’

On a Q2 earnings call, Musk reports EV production glitches and more than $1 billion in battery orders.

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Autonomous vehicles no longer a dream. But will they cut energy use?

Autonomous vehicles no longer a dream. But will they cut energy use?

Almost every major automaker is investing significant R&D capital in vehicle autonomy. Will this save energy or encourage “ex-urbia”.