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AVs and Hyperloop ‘could transform travel patterns’

23 June 2017
Buchanan: exciting future
Modelling World 2017 was held at the Valley, Charlton Athletic on the 14th June. www.modellingworld2017.uk
Modelling World 2017 was held at the Valley, Charlton Athletic on the 14th June. www.modellingworld2017.uk

 

Human drivers will quickly have to be banned from roads on which autonomous vehicles are authorised, a transport economist has predicted. 

Paul Buchanan, a partner at consultant Volterra, gave an upbeat assessment of a future in which highly autonomous vehicles (AVs) and Hyperloop magnetic levitation technology transform travel patterns. 

“I love autonomous vehicles,” he said. The first place he expected them to be permitted was motorways because these were closed to...

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