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What is the Future of Private Transport?

Fildes, B, Rose, G, Coxon, S., McCormack, J., Ferraro, S., Hodge, G., Logan, D, Horberry, T, Vu, L.

Autonomous Vehicles

ARSC conference 2017

Technological disruptions in energy and transportation in coming years will have substantial impacts on future private transportation1. It is claimed that by 2030, vehicles will be electrically driven, autonomous, and ownership will shift to car sharing. These changes will have a profound effect on today's societies. They will also come with considerable implications for governments and society in personal mobility, licensing needs, and government legal and regulatory regimes. Successful introduction may lead to road trauma reductions, cleaner and more liveable cities, and enhanced mobility. The paper addresses areas affected and the need for greater knowledge to address the potential challenges