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What are the three revs?

The rapid adoption of shared mobility services and electric vehicles, coupled with the prospect of driverless vehicles, has the potential to radically transform how people and goods move in advanced and emerging economies. Three revolutions in transportation — shared mobility, electrification and autonomous vehicles — will fundamentally change transportation around the world. Rigorous research and impartial policy analysis are urgently needed to understand the impacts of these transportation revolutions, and to guide industry investments and government decision-making.

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RoboTaxis Will Be Commonplace By 2040

March 30, 2017
RoboTaxis Will Be Commonplace By 2040

By John LeSage

The Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California-Davis just released results of a survey in conjunction with a new policy initiative,“Three Revolutions: Sharing, Electrification and Automation.” The survey was taken by 40 policymakers, researchers, and representatives from government, nonprofit organizations, and the automotive and technology industries.

Future Vehicles Will Be Electric, Shared and Driverless, According to Major Study

March 27, 2017
Future Vehicles Will Be Electric, Shared and Driverless, According to Major Study

By Douglas A. McIntyre

In the future, vehicles will be “shared, electric and automated,” according to a new study from the Institute of Transportation Studies at University of California, Davis. This trend gives an edge to companies currently employing one or more of these features. That list includes Google, Tesla, Uber and General Motors.

Three Revolutions Turning the Transportation World Upside-Down

March 23, 2017
Three Revolutions Turning the Transportation World Upside-Down

By Ryan McCauley

Less than six months ago, 150 representatives from various organizations — including the California Governor’s Office; Austin, Texas; several University of California campuses; Google X; Uber and Lyft, among many others — gathered in Sacramento, Calif., to discuss the three revolutions taking place in transportation: sharing, electrification and automation.