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US: autonomous cars could reduce the car count in households


According to the latest report coming from the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, self-driving vehicles could lower the car count in American households as they open up new commuting possibilities. UMTRI researchers Brandon Schoettle and Michael Sivak decided to base their research on analyzed data from the government's National Household Travel Survey, with the industry experts finding that even families ...
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For the third year in a row, the average number of new-vehicles sales per dealership improved last year, rising almost 50 units to a record tally of 921 vehicles per ...
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According to the monthly report on average fuel economy of US light vehicles, courtesy of he University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, the figure finally improved last month for the ...
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