Accompanied roll on/roll off (roro) traffic will grow to an 80% market share by 2050 if driverless HGVs replace much of the country’s conventional lorry and container transport, according to a white paper. Technical developments and commercial and environmental pressures over the next 30 years are expected to encourage freight operators to explore innovative ways to ship goods through ports. It would result in a growth in traffic through almost all of the ports in Britain, but particularly through the […]
Platoons of autonomous HGVs may never feature in the UK because the road network is not up to the job, according to the RHA.
Driverless trucks will lead to millions of redundancies that governments must plan for, warns report
Governments must prepare plans to manage the effect of millions of redundancies created by the rise of driverless trucks, experts have warned.
A new All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) has been set up to boost awareness of the benefits and opportunities of electric and automated vehicles.