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Get ready for a transport revolution

We are on the cusp of a defining moment for transport as significant as the coming of the railway or the car

By Jesse Norman MP   May 2019

What would Henry Ford make of driverless cars?

In the early 20th century Henry Ford’s famous vision for the Model T was to create a vehicle “for the great multitude.” It would be “so low in price that no man making a good salary will be unable to own one and enjoy with his family the blessing of hours of pleasure in God’s great open spaces,” he said.

Over a century later, with 1.4bn cars on roads around the world, Ford’s vision looks far more mixed. Though the car…

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