Category Archives: Transport

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

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

27Sep/17

Uber contractors demand workers’ rights in London ahead of tribunal

LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (SEPTEMBER 27, 2017) (REUTERS) – Uber contractors, “gig-economy” workers and trade unionists marched in London on Wednesday (September 27), calling for basic rights for workers as U.S. ride-hailing firm Uber faced a British employment appeal tribunal. Continue reading