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The Future of Design: Transportation

Autonomous vehicles have more range. Manufacturers such as Mercedes, Tesla, and Cadillac are already making auto-pilot a standard feature on many consumer models, and soon cars will be regularly driverless. While some futurists argue that planning should focus less on car-based transport altogether, supporters picture cities where sustainable, efficient vehicles – like the electric Mercedes-Benz Vans Vision URBANETIC, above – will transport people and goods in ways that reduce traffic and noise pollution and improve safety and quality of life, all on existing roadway infrastructure.

The Future of Design: Transportation

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Originally Appeared on Architectural Digest