Tag Archives: Transport

01May/15

Tesla unveils batteries for homes

(Reuters Business Report) – Tesla Motors is driving beyond electric cars and into your home. It unveiled new batteries that’ll store solar energy. CEO Elon Musk says homeowners can use them as backup power or go totally off the grid.
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30Apr/15

Apple iPad app glitch delays American Airlines flights

U.S. (Next Media) – A glitch with the iPads used by American Airlines pilots for their flight plans recently delayed dozens of flights over a period of two days.
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30Apr/15

Lexus’ shock therapy sees ‘ugly’ sell

(REUTERS) – Ugly grills? Ever since they came to the market, these ‘Predator’ faces on the Lexus have turned heads.

And that’s the design shock therapy Toyota Motors’ global design chief, Tokuo Fukuichi, is aiming for.
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05Apr/15

Mercedes-Benz C-Class named 2015 World Car of the Year

Mercedes-Benz wins World Car of the Year with its C-Class. Mercedes-Benz also wins World Luxury Car with its S-Class Coupe and World Performance Car with its AMG GT.
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02Apr/15

Compensation gap for Alps crash victims

(Reuters Business Report) – Grieving relatives at the site of the Germanwings crash.

Now facing another blow – lawyers warning that they could receive VASTLY different compensation payouts.

It could all hinge on where the ticket was bought.
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01Apr/15

Future autos infused with technology, luxury

(BVO) – The annual New York International Auto Show revved up Wednesday offering a taste of what will be on the road this year and next.

Autos will be infused with even more technology.
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01Apr/15

Internet giants drive into the electric vehicle space

(BVO) – Pull over, auto giants – tech companies are moving into the fast lane.

With Internet-enabled electric vehicles making inroads worldwide, Chinese Internet players Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent have each announced plans to develop their own smart EVs.
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31Mar/15

Ford’s big Lincoln Continental bet

(Reuters Business Report) – MAD MEN TV SHOW: “Nostalgia, it’s delicate, but potent”

And that is where Ford is betting billions – on nostalgia – as it brings back the classic Lincoln Continental brand and its luxury appeal.
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26Mar/15

Co-pilot deliberately crashed Germanwings plane, wasn’t known as terrorist — prosecutor

France’s public prosecutor says the co-pilot of the crashed Germanwings plane deliberately downed the aircraft, but was not wanted as a terrorist.

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26Mar/15

Webpage shows tribute to co-pilot of crashed Germanwing’s plane

While Facebook page the co-pilot from the Airbus A320 crash has been taken off the Internet, the flight club he was a member of shows black ribbon as tribute to Lubitz.
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