Tuesday, 27 November 2018

Automation of electric vehicles may halve energy demand in transport

Adoption of autonomous vehicles could make cities more sustainable Adoption of autonomous vehicles could make cities more sustainable

Electrification can help to reduce the energy use and emissions impacts of automated vehicles (AVs). Under a best-case scenario of improved efficiency through automation and ride-sharing, road transport energy use could decrease by nearly 50% compared with current levels, the International Energy Agency (IEA) finds.

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