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Owning a car outdated ‘20th-century thinking’, transport minister says

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Peter Stonham
16 December 2021
Trudy Harrison: Shared mobility will soon be a ‘realistic option for many of us getting around’
Trudy Harrison: Shared mobility will soon be a ‘realistic option for many of us getting around’

 

Junior transport minister Trudy Harrison has said owning a car is outdated “20th-century thinking” and Britain should move to 'shared mobility' to cut carbon emissions. She told a sustainability conference that the country should move to 'shared mobility' to cut carbon emissions.

Almost 80% of households in the UK own a car, according to figures by Statista for 2020.

That accounts for 63.5 million households owning at least one car out of a total 80.7 million.

Harrison, who is also...

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