Tag Archives: Land transport

23Oct/17

London smog tax means older cars can face $27 per drive

London’s new fee for most cars registered before 2006 is being billed by its mayor as the toughest emissions standard in the world, but some business organisations are crying foul. Katie Gregory reports. Continue reading

20Aug/17

China to upgrade bullet train speed

SOURCE:China Central Television (CCTV)- China will upgrade the speed of the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed train to 350 km/h starting from September, according an announcement by the China Railway Corporation on Sunday. Continue reading

26Jul/17

UK to ban new petrol and diesel cars from 2040

Britain will ban the sale of new petrol and diesel-powered cars from 2040 as part of a plan to get them off the roads altogether 10 years later, according to the UK government, in a move that follows a similar announcement by the French government. David Doyle reports. Continue reading

07Mar/17

Future of mobility: a personal capsule which drives, flies and hops on train

Imagine ordering a capsule which can drive and fly on its own taking you across the city. The concept, called “Pop.Up”, was unveiled at the Geneva car show and is a big leap into the future.

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17Feb/17

Dutch town installs special pavement lights for smartphone addicts

Dutch town installs special pavement lights to prevent traffic accidents caused by people looking too closely at their smartphones.

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23Jan/17

First self-driving bus line opens to the public in Paris

The French capital inaugurated its first autonomous shuttle bus service as an experiment in what Paris authorities hope will be the future of public transport.

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13Jan/17

Flashing the peace sign could get your identity stolen, Japanese researcher says

Japanese scientists are warning people their identities could be stolen simply by flashing the peace sign for a photograph.
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09Nov/16

Five killed in London tram accident, driver arrested

South London tram accident leaves five dead, more than 50 others injured and two people trapped.

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19Aug/16

UK police release footage of children in 200km/h car chase

Teen driver with his two young children raced through Gloucester in police chase
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