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How we describe autonomous vehicles and ride-sharing services is a “gigantic lot of nonsense”

An international transport expert believes that the language and expressions now commonly used to describe new transport technologies and services are grossly distorting our view of future. This week at a major transport conference in Adelaide, keynote speaker Professor Graham Currie from Monash University, will discuss the gross misconceptions he believes we have about the

Overdrive: More Super Bowl ad critiques; AVs predict ped movements; Evoque’s see through system

Hello and welcome to Overdrive a program that bounces across issues of cars and transport I’m David Brown   In this week’s news stories Teaching self-driving cars to predict pedestrian movement INRIX 2018 Global Traffic Scorecard Hero Holdens tops Shannons Melbourne Auction New York gov: introduce Manhattan road pricing ‘or face 30% fare rise’ Lyft

Overdrive: Big business & autonomous cars; Apps show transport needs; Subaru Forester; Quirky news

Overdrive: FCA to build autonomous Chrysler Pacificas for Google/Google, Ford, Uber coalition formed for autonomous vehicles; Netflix-like city transport app could reduce cars; Multitasking e-scooter transforms into a seat, travels as a suitcase; Rise in van numbers part and parcel of economic growth; Tesla’s HEPA air filter “hundreds of times” more effective than standard units; With