Tag Archives: Transport

15Sep/17

Witnesses describe scenes of injured and panic after Parsons Green Station blast

LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (SEPTEMBER 15, 2017) (REUTERS) – An improvised explosive device exploded on a packed rush-hour commuter train in London injuring 22 people on Friday (September 15) in what police said was the fifth terrorism incident in Britain this year. Continue reading

12Sep/17

Hamilton and Mercedes unveil Project One hypercar in Frankfurt

FRANKFURT, GERMANY (SEPTEMBER 12, 2017) – Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche and three-times F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton unveiled on Tuesday (September 12) what they described as “a Formula One car for public roads”: the company’s new Project One hyper car.
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12Sep/17

Greenpeace protests as BMW unveils new models at Frankfurt motor show

FRANKFURT, GERMANY (SEPTEMBER 12, 2017) (REUTERS) – Germany’s BMW unveiled gleaming new models at Frankfurt motor show on Tuesday (September 12), including the i Vision Dynamics electric coupe – a new four-door electric car positioned between the i3 city car and the i8 hybrid sportscar. Continue reading

06Sep/17

U.S. House unanimously approves sweeping self-driving car measure

WASHINGTON, DC, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 6, 2017) (HOUSE TV) – The U.S. House unanimously approved on Wednesday (September 6) a sweeping proposal to speed the deployment of self-driving cars without human controls and bar states from blocking autonomous vehicles. Continue reading

05Sep/17

Flying taxi startup Lilium raises $90 mln

Lilium, a German start-up with Silicon Valley-scale ambitions to develop a 5-passenger “flying taxi”, has raised a second, $90 million round of financing from top tech investors, as the race to to make electric-powered flying an every day event, hots up. Kate King reports. Continue reading

04Sep/17

Taxify takes on Uber in crowded London market

Taxify plans to go head to head with Uber in the highly competitive London taxi-hailing market this week, after the Silicon Valley giant allowed it to make inroads on the edges of Europe and in major African cities. Laura Frykberg reports. Continue reading

29Jul/17

Tesla hands out keys to lower-priced model

Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk revealed advanced orders for the lower-priced Model 3 electric vehicle topped half a million as he handed over the first 30 keys to employee buyers. Conway G. Gittens reports. Continue reading

28Jul/17

Phantom: Rolls-Royce unveils its “pinnacle of luxury”

LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (JULY 26, 2017) (REUTERS) – Its founder once said “take the best that exists – and make it better”, and that’s what Rolls-Royce Motors says it’s done with the eighth version of the Phantom. 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