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01/11/18

Mind games: motivating smarter driving

When I was young, like most kids, I had toy cars. I built roads for them in the dirt and drove them about. How I played with those cars was a reflection on how I saw the world – with a bit of fun mixed in. A few months ago, I observed my young kids playing with their cars. They were playing very differently to how I ever did. They were making roads and then lining the cars up end on end.

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23/10/18

There's no such thing as a free dinner

On a crisp evening in mid-July, VIA welcomed senior industry representatives and Government officials at The Grounds Eatery in Henderson, for our annual Vehicle Industry Dinner. With the now-customary address by our current Minister of Transport, the Hon Phil Twyford, the event lived up to its growing reputation as “the” industry event of the year.

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17/10/18

What's in focus: ITS World Congress 2018

I am currently in Copenhagen for the ITS World Congress 2018, working to identify opportunities and risks for our industry in the world of Intelligent Transport Systems. This month’s column is a rundown on what I’ve observed so far, bearing in mind this year’s theme of “Quality of Life”.

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01/11/18

Mind games: motivating smarter driving

When I was young, like most kids, I had toy cars. I built roads for them in the dirt and drove them about. How I played with those cars was a reflection on how I saw the world – with a bit of fun mixed in. A few months ago, I observed my young kids playing with their cars. They were playing very differently to how I ever did. They were making roads and then lining the cars up end on end.

Read More →

17/10/18

What's in focus: ITS World Congress 2018

I am currently in Copenhagen for the ITS World Congress 2018, working to identify opportunities and risks for our industry in the world of Intelligent Transport Systems. This month’s column is a rundown on what I’ve observed so far, bearing in mind this year’s theme of “Quality of Life”.

Read More →

23/10/18

There's no such thing as a free dinner

On a crisp evening in mid-July, VIA welcomed senior industry representatives and Government officials at The Grounds Eatery in Henderson, for our annual Vehicle Industry Dinner. With the now-customary address by our current Minister of Transport, the Hon Phil Twyford, the event lived up to its growing reputation as “the” industry event of the year.

Read More →