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Airbus intends to test flying car before the end of the year, CEO says


Cities are growing worldwide and traffic as we know it will only get worse. Airbus Group’s urban air mobility division predicts that by 2030, 60 percent of the population will live in cities, up from 50 percent today. The aircraft giant, second in size only to Boeing, is developing three …

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Toyota Corporation to begin testing of fuel cell vehicles


Toyota Motor Corporation on Tuesday said it would begin testing its hydrogen fuel cell vehicle (FCV) in the United Arab Emirates. The Chairman of the corporation, Takeshi Uchiyamada, said in a statement in Tokyo that the aim was to explore the next-generation option to petrol-electric hybrids. He added that it …

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Zambia welcomes its first female fighter pilot


24-year-old Second Lieutenant Thokozile Muwamba has made history in Zambia as the country’s first female fighter pilot to be accepted into the male dominated area of the military. After joining the military in 2012, Muwamba was fortunate to be part of the Zambian Air Forces programme to train female pilots …

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Buhari Dealers beg President to reverse ban on importation of vehicles through land borders


Vehicle dealers in Sokoto State have urged the Federal Government to reverse the ban on importation of vehicles through land borders. The Chairman of the Motor Dealers Association in the state, Alhaji Muntari Mafia, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday, February …

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Uber cancels self-driving car trial in San Francisco after state forces it off road


California has forced Uber to remove its self-driving vehicles from the road, canceling the company’s controversial pilot program in San Francisco after a week of embarrassing reports of traffic violations and repeated legal threats from state officials. The department of motor vehicles (DMV) announced late Wednesday that it had revoked …

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The Mercedes-Benz Pickup Truck Is Almost Here


Ready or not, here it comes: Mercedes-Benz will reveal its pickup truck on October 25th. The truck will be revealed in Sweden at 6:30 p.m. local time, in an event hosted by a who’s who of Daimler bigwigs: Daimler chairman and automobile division head Dieter “Dr. Z” Zetsche; Volker Mornhinweg, …

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