Tuesday, 10 May 2016

Parking is a private good

In an economic sense a parking space is a private good, just like a rented house; if someone parks a vehicle there nobody else can use that spot.

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Tuesday, 3 May 2016

How to convince young people not to text while driving.

By obliging them to text while driving.

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Thursday, 28 April 2016

USA has the fewest young motorists since the 1960s

Economics, attitude shifts, and the lure of the internet are all likely explanations.

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Tuesday, 26 April 2016

How do driverless cars work?

An interesting video from Telegraph.

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Thursday, 21 April 2016

AVs must overcome roadblocks

To reap the massive societal benefits that AVs promise, multistakeholder collaboration is needed in multiple forms.

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Tuesday, 19 April 2016

AVs six automation levels

The SAE International framework for vehicle automation.

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Thursday, 14 April 2016

AVs promise tremendous benefits

Widespread adoption of AVs could eliminate road fatalities, improve travel time by 40%, recover up to 80 billion hours lost to commuting and congestion, and reduce fuel consumption by 40%.

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Tuesday, 12 April 2016

AVs evolution of technology

The technology will not gain commercial scale overnight, it may take several years before OEMs will be able to offer autonomous features at a price that's both acceptable to consumers and profitable for the manufacturer.

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Thursday, 7 April 2016

Autonomous driving is gaining momentum

The level of consumer interest in AVs is higher and more intense than it was for electric vehicles (EVs) prior to their introduction and suggests that AV adoption may be more rapid and widespread than the currently slow pace of EV adoption.

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Tuesday, 5 April 2016

Be cautious when predicting the future role of AVs

Optimistic predictions of the Autonomous Vehicles (AVs) benefits have raised hopes that this technology will soon be widely available and solve many transportation problems. However, there are good reasons to be cautious when predicting their future role.

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