‘Australia doesn’t own its industry and has always been subject to the whims of head-offices on other continents. Unless this country built a unique and independent brand that the wider world was prepared to pay a premium for, survival was always going to be tough. But how many small countries have? ‘
In ‘Revolution on wheels’, from Griffith Review 52: Imagining the Future, Tony Davis investigates the current innovations towards making the driverless car a reality around the world, and asks whether Australia will be a participant or merely a spectator to this change.