Category Archives: Traffic

Mayor Halts Madrid Low-Emissions Zone Despite Its Success

The new mayor of Madrid has the city’s congestion pricing program stopped, even with early proof that it reduced traffic and pollution after it entered into force in November last year. It is the first big European city to reverse the creation of … Continue reading

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TuSimple Self-Driving Trucks to Haul Mail Between Phoenix and Dallas

Self-driving trucks operated by technology startup TuSimple will haul mail and packages across the Southwest in a two-week pilot program. The US Postal Service has awarded a contract to TuSimple, a firm that aims to bring the first self-driving truck to market. … Continue reading

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A California Lawmaker Proposes Lanes with no Speed Limit on Two of the State’s Busiest Highways

“Put the pedal to the metal” or the American version of Germany’s autobahn. A California lawmaker has proposed a bill to construct speed limit-free lanes on I- 5 and Highway 99 in the state as a way to reduce pollution. … Continue reading

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The Sunshine State is the Deadliest State for Pedestrians, Study Says

Going for a walk? You might be risking your life by just taking a walk down a Florida street. Nine of the 20 ranked as the deadliest U.S. cities for pedestrians are in Florida, with Orlando listed as least safe … Continue reading

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Hard Br-Exit- Theresa May Gets Stuck in Car

Theresa May gets locked in her limo. UK’s May was briefly trapped in her car on Tuesday, in an unfortunate metaphor for Brexit. The back door of Theresa May’s car wouldn’t open, ahead of her meeting with Angela Merkel. The … Continue reading

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Tesla Voluntarily Recalls a Huge Number of its Model S Sedans

Tesla recall covers 123,000 model S built before April 2016. Tesla said Thursday it was recalling a huge number of its Model S sedans around the world over faulty steering component. The automaker informed customers in an email that it … Continue reading

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Audi Unveils Pop.Up Next: AI-Controlled Flying Smart-Car

Last year, during the 87th Geneva International Motor Show, Audi and Airbus partnered with Italdesign to debut Pop.Up Next, the first modular system for multi-modal transportation that can travel on roadways and fly in the skies. This fully electric, zero-emission concept vehicle system is designed … Continue reading

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Richard Branson Invests in Hyperloop One

Sir Richard Branson invests in the US company developing vehicles that will run at supersonic speeds. After a major investment from Richard Branson’s company, the Hyperloop One transport company has changed its name into Virgin Hyperloop One. The exact investment … Continue reading

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The Traffic is Awful? Just Take a Flying Taxi

A new enterprise launched in April by European Airbus, Voom, opened the sky to those commuting every day and at a competitive price. Voom is a helicopter taxi service that charges according to distance and the traveler’s weight. Sao Paulo, … Continue reading

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Elon Musk Claims to Have U.S. Approval for World’s Longest Tunnel

Elon Musk says he has “verbal” government approval to build the world’s longest tunnel for an underground ultra-high-speed train line to transport passengers between New York and Washington DC in just 29 minutes. The train is known as hyperloop and … Continue reading

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