e-scooters, e-bikes and emergence of cycle lanes

In 1990 China was a “Bicycle Kingdom” where over 670 million people owned pushbikes when they were following the lead of Deng Xiaoping, who defined prosperity as a “Flying Pigeon bicycle in every household”. China today has 8-lane motorways as most lower and middle-income megacities around the world have ditched the bike. The world had…

Tesla crash: Driver to stand trail on two counts

Driver to stand trial for crash that killed 2 in Gardena  be aware of using autopilot Tesla operating on autopilot is going to stand trial which happened two and half years ago, in Gardena, the driver ran a red light and crashed into a vehicle, killing two people. And this week a Judge said the…

BMW iX new driving experience

The BMW iX’s futuristic shape, sophisticated interior with re-engineered seats, transparent intelligent center console, and innovation will enhance your modern driving experience. The all-new BMW-iX xDrive50 boosts sports-car level acceleration, effortlessly racing from 0 to 60 mph in less than 5 seconds is also armed with dual electric motors, with outputs over 500hp, 10-80% charged…

Fortescue Metals buys Williams F1 battery and tech arm for £164m

Fortescue Metals buys Williams F1 battery arm and technology arm of the Williams Formula One racing team  for £164m ($222.2m). Andrew Forrest Australia’s richest man, Fortescue’s founder and chairman, who is worth more than £13.3bn ($128bn) is buying the battery said “ This announcement is the key to unlocking the formula for removing fossil-fuel powered…

Patent Suit dropped against Tesla

Nikola, an American electric-car start up company and pioneer in zero-emission trucks, offering pure electric and also hydrogen electric power across multiple who has delivered its first two vehicles to a customer operating at the ports of Loa Angeles and Long Beach, has dropped its US $2 billion suit against Tesla. The lawsuit filed in…

Our addiction to cars

Tom Standage take us through the beginning around 3000 BC with the wheel and moving through the era of horsepower, trains, bicycles, and the rise of the car – and the future of urban transport – into a broader historical context. Our society has been shaped by the car in innumerable ways , many of…

Last Flight to freedom

Part Lebanese, part Brazilian citizen Carlos Ghosn, made the escape of his life at 10:30pm on a cold December night in 2019, by slipping unnoticed through the streets of Tokyo, with the help of a large music equipment box to smuggled him out of Japan and the elation he felt when he landed in his…

Tesla market value

In June 2010, while Ford Motors had a valuation of  $38 billion compared to Tesla’s $1.3 billion. But 2020 swa fords  valuation down to $28 billion while Tesla’s valuation  shot up to $256 billion. Tesla  ranks sixth among companies on the U.S. stock market and is now worth almost eight times GM and nearly 13…