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Driverless cars could reduce Australia’s $27 billion ‘road safety bill’ by 90 percent
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5th Nov 2015
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Driverless cars could reduce Australia’s $27 billion ‘road safety bill’ by 90 percent

The managing director of ARRB Group, an independent research and consulting body for roads and transport, told the International Driverless Cars Conference in Adelaide this week that the introduction of autonomous vehicles will be a “disruptive” event that could realise benefits across society. The most significant impact, ARRB’s Gerard Waldron said, would be a dramatic reduction of Australia’s road safety costs.
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Mike Stevens
Greg Combet to head SA automotive industry transformation taskforce
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18th Dec 2013
2 min read

Greg Combet to head SA automotive industry transformation taskforce

Former federal government minister Greg Combet has been appointed South Australia's automotive transformation coordinator in a role that will see him oversee the evolution of the industry over the coming years. The appointment follows Holden's announcement that it will end production at its Elizabeth assembly plant in South Australia - and its Port Melbourne engine plant in Victoria - at the end of 2017.
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Tim Beissmann
South Australian premier hints at extra Holden funding
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15th Jul 2013
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South Australian premier hints at extra Holden funding

South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill has hinted Holden could receive additional government funding to help shore up its local manufacturing future. Weatherill told News Limited he was prepared to go to great lengths to save Holden, though insisted the South Australian manufacturer would have to present a compelling business case and would not simply be handed money blindly.
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