A commentary on stories in the news over the week ending 30 July 2017 bearing on urbanism and it's discontents
Evan Thornley, the CEO of Better Place Australia, predicted on Inside Business yesterday that plug-in vehicles will have 10-20% of the Australian vehicle market by 2020 and the entire national vehicle fleet will have transitioned from petrol to electricity in 20-25 years. Better Place Australia, which is in the business of providing the support infrastructure […]
I’ve previously written in The Age (Efficiency the key to car culture) about the need to speed up the shift to smaller, lighter more environmentally friendly vehicles. This electric two passenger shared use vehicle designed at the MIT Media Lab gives an idea of where cars might be going in the immediate future.