Tag Archives: Transport

25Mar/15

Airbus 320: The workhorse of the aviation industry

(Next Media Online) – The Airbus A320 is one of the most prevalent jetliners in Europe’s aerospace industry, transporting more than a million people a day, according to Reuters.
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24Mar/15

Duesseldorf airport spokesman says Airbus crash “black day” for German air transport

Representatives for Duesseldorf airport and Lufthansa tell journalists the Airbus crash marks a “black day” for German aviation.

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24Mar/15

Germanwings Airbus crashes in France, 148 feared dead

FRANKFURT, GERMANY (LUFTHANSA) – An Airbus operated by Lufthansa’s Germanwings budget airline crashed in a remote area of southern France on Tuesday and all 148 on board were feared dead.
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23Mar/15

Self-driving car to begin coast-to-coast road trip

USA (Next Media) – Delphi Automotive hopes their self-driving car will travel across the country on Sunday. The Audi SQ5 will travel 3,500 miles from San Francisco, California to New York City, New York. It is the first coast-to-coast trip by an autonomous vehicle, and arguably the longest automated drive ever attempted.
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16Mar/15

Land Rover at center of faulty gearbox scandal

China Central Television (CCTV)- China Central Television (CCTV) reported on Sunday, the International Day for Protecting Consumers’ Rights, that the world’s renowned automaker Land Rover has adopted faulty gearboxes in its Evoque cars in China.
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15Mar/15

Qatar event aims to cut traffic deaths

Qatar holds a week of traffic-awareness activities in a bid to reduce the number of road fatalities in the emirate.
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12Mar/15

Swatch CEO says doesn’t want to produce mobile phone for wrist

Swatch unveils a smartwatch that allows users to make payments with the swipe of their wrists via programmable chips.

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08Mar/15

Malaysia marks MH370 anniversary

Relatives of the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 flight mark the first anniversary since the flight’s disappearance and say they don’t want the search to stop.

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01Mar/15

File footage of events following the disappearance of Flight MH370 one year ago

File footage chronicles the unfolding of events since the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 almost one year ago.

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10Feb/15

Battery-powered train brings low-carbon commuting to UK

ESSEX, ENGLAND, UK (REUTERS) – The tagline says it all.

This Independently Powered Electric Multiple Unit is being tested out over five weeks on a ten-mile track just outside London.

The train draws power from overhead lines.

It then lowers its pantograph and can run on its batteries instead.
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