Category Archives: Transport

25Sep/20

German know-how for the e-mobility boom in China: BENTELER at Bosch booth at Auto Beijing

The rolling chassis for electric vehicles, jointly developed by BENTELER and Bosch, will be on show in Beijing, China from Saturday at the Beijing International Automobile Exhibition 2020. Electric car manufacturers, also those new to the electromobility market, can find out about the advantages of the modular and scalable platform solution at the Bosch booth until October 5. It allows new models to be brought to market much more efficiently and faster than was previously the case. Furthermore, car manufacturers benefit from the decades of BENTELER’s experience as a global partner to the automotive industry. In this way BENTELER is playing an active role in the Chinese electric mobility boom. Read more

08Aug/20

July surge of UK vehicle sales put rest of Europe in the shade, but market expected to be 28-30% down at year end, according to latest research from GlobalData

July light vehicle sales in Europe provided surprises aplenty, not least in the UK. Without incentives or a scrappage scheme in place, UK sales totalled over *203,000 – a whopping 10.6% ahead of last year. However, the UK market is still expected to be **28-30% down at year end, according to the latest data from GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Read more

20Jul/20

Electric Aviation Group Unveils World’s First Hybrid Electric 70+ Seater Aircraft

A pioneering design for a Hybrid Electric Regional Aircraft which will deliver a technical and commercial entry point for sustainable mass air transport is being unveiled today. The disruptive design has been developed by the Electric Aviation Group (EAG), the UK-based engineering and development firm, which expects its first aircraft to be in service by 2028. Read more

19Nov/19

MOTORTREND Reveals Its 2020 “Of The Year” Award Winners

MOTORTREND announced today the winners of MOTORTREND Awards “Golden Calipers” for Car of the Year, Truck of the Year, and SUV of the Year. This year’s award winners stood out against a tight group of finalists, but ultimately bested the other candidates to win the coveted award. MOTORTREND revealed the award winners during an exclusive ceremony featuring an audience of industry insiders and celebrity guests at the MOTORTREND headquarters in Los Angeles. Read More

18Nov/19

Porsche at the LA Auto Show 2019

The Porsche Taycan is celebrating its US premiere at the LA Auto Show on November 20, 2019. The all-electric, four-door sports sedan offers the performance and connectivity expected of a Porsche, with everyday usability. Highly advanced production methods and the Taycan’s capabilities are setting new standards in the fields of sustainability and digitalization. Read More

06Nov/17

London’s Oxford Street to be pedestrianized?

Significant amounts of London’s iconic Oxford Street could be pedestrianized by December 2018, if the city’s Mayor Sadiq Khan’s proposals are met favorably. He’s hoping about half a mile of the street will become a “traffic-free pedestrian boulevard”, coinciding with the arrival of the new Crossrail line in central London in December 2018. Saskia O’Donoghue reports. Continue reading

06Nov/17

Speech analyser could tell if you’re too tired to drive

Speech scientists are developing a system that can monitor fatigue levels by looking for signs of tiredness in the voice, with plans for its initial use by heavy construction vehicle drivers. Matthew Stock reports. Continue reading

02Oct/17

Thousands stranded as Monarch Airlines cancels flights

Passengers at London’s Gatwick airport posted videos and photos online after Monarch Airlines cancel all flights. Continue reading

01Oct/17

Benghazi port reopens after three-year closure

BENGHAZI, LIBYA (Reuters) – Benghazi’s commercial port officially reopened on Sunday (October 1) after a three-year closure due to fighting between rival factions in the east Libyan city. Continue reading

27Sep/17

Grounded: Ryanair cancels flights of another 400,000 customers

Ryanair cancelled the flights of another 400,000 customers and scrapped a bid for Alitalia on Wednesday, in a plan to keep its pilots on side and draw a line under its rostering fiasco. Mia Womersley reports. Continue reading