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Air France-KLM SA (AFRAF) Investor Presentation - Slideshow

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Air France-KLM

Travel Trouble: WOW air, where's my $92 refund?

A few months ago, my WOW air flight from Edinburgh, Scotland, to Keflavik, Iceland, was delayed. That caused me and my travel companion to miss our connecting flight to Baltimore.<p>The next day, WOW rerouted us to Washington Dulles International Airport on Icelandair. But our car was 60 miles away at …

Infographic: Explore Eastern Europe in 5 road trips

It’s time to pack your bags, hit the road and start exploring this year’s hottest new travel destination: Eastern Europe. Travelsupermarket has put …

Florence – 18 things to do in a weekend – video

Florence is so packed with delicious art and architecture that it would take a lifetime to see it all. Of course there are some unmissable …

Apple is scaling back its autonomous car ambitions and focusing on creating self-driving software

The wheels seem to be coming off Apple’s efforts to build an autonomous car.<p>The tech giant’s widely rumored self-driving car division, reportedly called “Project Titan” internally, is changing focus, unnamed sources familiar with the project told Bloomberg. The news organization reports that Apple …

Autonomous Cars

Komatsu's self-driving dump truck doesn't even have a cab

Despite the dream of the self-driving car, most autonomous vehicles still have a steering wheel, giving passengers the option to take control at a moments notice. Komatsu's latest dump truck is a bit different -- it doesn't even have a cab for a human operator to <i>sit</i> in. The company calls it the …

Self-Driving Cars Gain Powerful Ally: The Government

WASHINGTON — Federal auto safety regulators on Monday made it official: They are betting the nation’s highways will be safer with more cars driven by machines and not people.<p>In long-awaited guidelines for the booming industry of automated vehicles, the Obama administration promised strong safety …

Autonomous Cars

Apple's iCar Dreams Rev Its Engines

Rumors have been swirling around Apple purchasing automakers McLaren and LIT Motors, but there's no word yet on a software platform for their self-driving car program.<p>Apple's been making a lot of noise lately with rumors, confirmed and not, of investing in or even acquiring automakers McLaren and …

Apple

Tesla sues Michigan over ban on selling cars directly to customers

State law has prevented the electric vehicle manufacturer from selling cars without franchised dealers, arguing that it is ‘entitled to a vehicle dealer license’<p>Tesla is to sue Michigan governor Rick Snyder and other state officials in federal court over the state’s refusal to allow the company to …

Selling

Google Self-Driving Car in Serious Crash in Mountain View

On Friday, a Lexus outfitted with Google autonomous driving technology was struck by a vehicle that ran a red light in Mountain View, California. …

Autonomous Cars

Apple may be shopping for car companies, but Tesla shouldn't be on its list

McLaren said that the reporting was off the mark, but it's obvious to anyone paying attention that <i>something</i> is going on with Apple and its interest in transportation.<p>Earlier this year, the Cupertino colossus invested $1 billion of its $200-billion-plus cash hoard in Didi Chuxing, a Chinese …

Tesla

Lyft's President Says Car Ownership Will 'All But End' in U.S. Cities by 2025

Ride-hailing company Lyft has a bold prediction: Private car ownership will “all but end” in major U.S. cities by 2025—just nine years from now.<p>Lyft …

General Motors

Uber starts self-driving car pickups in Pittsburgh

Beginning today, a select group of Pittsburgh Uber users will get a surprise the next time they request a pickup: the option to ride in a self driving car.<p>The announcement comes a year-and-a-half after Uber hired dozens of researchers from Carnegie Mellon University’s robotics center to develop the …

Autonomous Cars

The Apple dream car might not happen

“Dozens of employees” have reportedly left Apple’s secret car project.<p>Having mostly perfected computers of various shapes and sizes, it is compelling to imagine Apple’s head of design, Jony Ive, now crafting a minimalist dream car with a revolutionary user experience.<p>But according to several recent …

Autonomous Vehicle

Hailing more ride service options in Google Maps

Back in March, we introduced a new way for people to find and compare the fastest ways to get around town by adding a new ride services tab when …

Google Maps

Ford is getting into buses and bike-sharing, because cars aren’t cutting it anymore

Car maker to buy Chariot, an SF-based shuttle service<p>Ford, purveyors of Built Ford Tough Ford trucks, announced today it was doing more things designed to appeal to people who aren’t interested in owning cars (or Built Ford Tough Ford trucks, for that matter). The company is acquiring Chariot, a …

Transportation

Google vs. Uber and the race to self-driving taxis

It's an old-fashioned, autonomous face-off between two Silicon Valley giants<p>You won't be able to have a fully autonomous car of your own for at least a few more years, but the race to develop the best technology is already tearing up the asphalt. Google is reportedly interested in spinning off its …

Autonomous Cars

Google to Make Driverless Cars an Alphabet Company in 2016

Google Inc. plans to make its self-driving cars unit, which will offer rides for hire, a stand-alone business under the Alphabet Inc. corporate …

Driverless Cars

Faraday wants you to believe it's not a front for the Apple Car, but probably is

Billion dollar car companies don’t pop up overnight.<p>Well, except<p>Apple Faraday.<p>It plans to release its first vehicle in 2017, and claims it’ll have 15 percent more range than the Tesla Model S. Bold.<p>It’s also spending some serious loot.<p>According to a recent blog post,<p>AppleFaraday plans to spend $1 …

Tesla's cars can drive themselves starting tomorrow

At a press event today, Tesla announced the release tomorrow of version 7.0 of the Model S software, a big, widely anticipated new build that finally enables the car's self-driving features. Those capabilities were first announced last year and the necessary sensors were added to all Model S cars …

Autonomous Cars

Tesla is mapping the Earth, 'cause your GPS won't cut it for self-driving cars

Self-driving cars require an incredible amount of information to operate safely. Tesla and Elon Musk know this well.<p>Tesla Motors formally launched …

What Car Dealers (Still) Think About Elon Musk and Company

There’s no end to talk about electric and self-driving vehicles in Silicon Valley, but most of the country seems perfectly happy continuing to buy traditional cars. In fact, new cars sales in the U.S. will probably surpass 17 million units in 2015. The last time we saw those kinds of numbers was …

Electric Vehicles

GM already has 1 million connected cars on the road

If things go the automotive industry’s way, there will be millions of four-wheeled wireless hotspots traveling U.S. roads by 2020. What you might not …

General Motors

France clears the track to enhance the development of autonomous cars

Experiments have been conducted on automating vehicles since the 1920s, but no doubt recent technological innovations in the automobile industry are …

Counting on government to protect cars from hackers isn’t our best option

Recently, a number of media outlets, including <i>Wired</i> magazine and the <i>Washington Post</i><i>,</i> reported how two hackers wirelessly took over a Jeep Cherokee, including at one point on a Missouri highway. The culprits — who staged the “hijacking” for reporters — forced the SUV to slow down, played with the …

Autonomous Cars

Uber hires hackers who remotely hijacked a Jeep

Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek have a new gig<p>Security researchers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek caused a stir last month when they found a way to remotely hijack Chrysler vehicles, using a Jeep Cherokee in an impressive, frightening demonstration. Now it looks like they'll be moving on to …

Security

Quel design pour la voiture autonome ?

A lire aussi<p>Le plan Véhicule autonome prend la route Le véhicule autonome voit double, la redondance est partout Uber lance un deuxième projet de …

The UK is testing out roads that charge electric cars as they go

LONDON — A trial in England is hoping to significantly boost the range of electric cars by introducing roads that can charge the vehicles as they …

'People would rather go to the dentist than a car dealer - we've got to end that'

Andy Bruce, chief executive of car dealer giant Lookers, is planning to shake up attitudes to the industry by ending the era of the slick and sharp-suited salesmen<p>If he was eligible for his company’s salesman of the year award, Andy Bruce, chief executive of car dealer group Lookers, would be in …