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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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No, cutting your car's carbon emissions won't cost you more

No, cutting your car’s carbon emissions won’t cost you more

Research shows that the introduction of emission standards for light vehicles has considerable benefits for motorists and Australia more broadly.

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Will Norway ban petrol and diesel cars by 2025?

Will Norway ban petrol and diesel cars by 2025?

German bloggers report that the Norwegians are looking into adopting a National Transport Plan with 100 percent electric cars, buses, and small trucks by 2025.

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Ford steps up its game on smart mobility and electric vehicles

Ford steps up its game on smart mobility and electric vehicles

Ford may not be the first automaker that comes to mind when thinking about cutting-edge transportation technology. But now that’s starting to change.

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Driverless cars could be reality in Australia within a decade

Driverless cars could be reality in Australia within a decade

Some time in the not-too distant future it may be illegal for humans to drive cars themselves in most on-road situations.

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Major car makers go electric in wake of Volkswagen scandal

Major car makers go electric in wake of Volkswagen scandal

Car manufacturers are considering the effects of the VW scandal for each of them. Volvo and Aston Martin go electric.

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Australia's weaker emissions standards allow car makers to 'dump' polluting cars

Australia’s weaker emissions standards allow car makers to ‘dump’ polluting cars

Australia’s lower standards for car exhaust mean overseas car-makers can sell more-polluting cars.

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Australia's transport is falling behind on energy efficiency

Australia’s transport is falling behind on energy efficiency

Australians are using more energy to travel each kilometre than people in developed nations such as the US, and emerging economies such as China and India.

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The 5 key elements of sustainable transport

The 5 key elements of sustainable transport

A great graph on the carbon intensity of travel – from flights to bicycles. And 5 tips on making transport more sustainable.

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Costly, toxic and slow to charge? Busting electric car myths

Costly, toxic and slow to charge? Busting electric car myths

Electric cars will change the way we travel, yet they seem to polarise: people either love them or hate them. Why is this?

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Will electricity save the car?

Will electricity save the car?

Cars undeniably played an important role in shaping life in the last century but will cars, even electric ones, survive the 21st century?