Jose Pacheco

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The world's first hydrogen train is now in service

Two Coradia iLint trains have begun running a line in northern Germany.<p>The world's first (and second) hydrogen-powered trains have entered service in northern Germany, marking the start of a new era for sustainable travel. Two Coradia iLint trains, made by Alstom, have begun working the line …

Hydrogen

BMW Presents The Future With The Piloted Electric Vision iNext

This is Vision iNext, BMW’s latest all-electric, part driverless car. This prototype isn’t pure futuristic fantasy either. A car based on the iNext will head for production at the BMW Plant Dingolfing in 2021. Company chief Harald Krüger says this latest concept car provides what he sees as …

Living Rooms

Highways England urges drivers to 'stay back' in new campaign against tailgating

New figures show that one in eight of all road casualties are caused by people who drive too close to the vehicle in front.<p>While a small minority of …

Ola launches Ola Mobility Institute, its policy research and social innovation unit

<i>The Ola Mobility Institute will work with global institutions to develop a framework to assess mobility in cities across India and other markets, and</i> …

Smart Cities

Q-Yachts wants to be ‘Tesla of the Seas’, delivers first all-electric day cruiser yacht

Electric propulsion is slowly making its way into bigger boats and much like in the auto industry, it is starting with more premium products – not unlike Tesla.<p>Q-Yachts is jumping onboard with the Q30 all-electric day cruiser yacht. The Finland-based startup says that it aims to become the ‘Tesla …

Tesla

Coffee drone could predict when you need caffeine - and deliver it

What good is technology if it can't keep us caffeinated? A new patent obtained by IBM for a coffee drone with artificial intelligence capabilities …

Coffee

Waymo offers a look behind the scenes of its Phoenix AV pilot

Most pictures you see of Waymo's self-driving pilot program in Phoenix involve the cars rolling around town. But there's a whole lot going on behind the scenes, and Google's sister company is finally offering us a peek behind that curtain.<p>Waymo put out a new Medium post today, outlining how its …

Waymo

Grab Pulls In $2 Billion to Finance Ride-Hailing Battle

Singapore’s Grab raised $1 billion from financial investors on top of the $1 billion it secured from Toyota Motor Corp., as Southeast Asia’s leading …

Why the U.S. Could Fall Behind in the Global AI Race

The country that wins the global race for dominance in artificial intelligence stands to capture enormous economic benefits, including potentially …

Private Jet From New York To Florida Just $380. Join For Free!

Related: FlyAura<p><b>Please note that Luxury Travel Diary is in no way associated with ZED Aerospace or Aura, so you may want to join the waitlist BUT do</b> …

Tapping into the power grid could predict the morning traffic

Why is there traffic? This eternal question haunts civic planners, fluid dynamics professors, and car manufacturers alike. But just counting the cars on the road won’t give you a sufficient answer: you need to look at the data behind the data. In this case, CMU researchers show that electricity …

GM launches a peer-to-peer car-sharing service

General Motors is launching a new service in Chicago, Detroit and Ann Arbor, Mich. that will let owners rent out their personal GM -branded vehicles through its Maven car-sharing platform.<p>The peer-to-peer car rental service, similar to how Turo and Getaround work, is a departure from Maven’s …

What It’ll Be Like to Fly in That Giant Aircraft That Looks Like a Butt

For fans of flight who are tired of the rush and crunch, the prospect of a leisurely luxury expedition could be welcome news.<p>In the early years of …

Daimler, Air Board Launch Electric Truck Test at Southern California Ports

Just weeks after pledging to launch a lineup of electric trucks by 2021, Daimler Trucks North America said it would begin testing 20 fully electric …

Rolls-Royce unveils hybrid flying taxi at Farnborough

British engine maker Rolls-Royce revealed plans this week to develop a hybrid electric vehicle, dubbed the "flying taxi", which takes off and lands …

Route Optimization That Allows for Constant Change - Food+City

But when they began asking around, they learned that companies of all sizes had a more pressing problem: navigating day-to-day deliveries. While …

Lounge in Them. Dash Through Them. But Don’t Call Them Parks.

A decade ago, when Dr. Pezhman Hourizadeh opened his optometry practice in Corona, Queens, his storefront faced a street that was only a block long and mainly served as a parking lot for vans from nearby moving companies. “Patients who came by in cars couldn’t come in,” he recalled.<p>The streetscape …

Autonomous Vehicles Will Clog Cities Unless Lawmakers Step Up

Autonomous vehicles will increase, not decrease, traffic in already overcrowded downtown areas. That is one of the main findings of a joint World …

Uber To Launch ‘Express Pool’ In India

<b>Global cab giant Uber is known for its experiments. Currently, Uber is looking to launch one of the cheapest cab services, ‘Express Pool’ in India.</b> …

Bird CEO explains why his electric-scooter startup needed $300 million

As word spread that an electric scooter rental company called Bird Rides was amassing $300 million from investors just months after its first …

Transportation For America – Leveling the playing field: How T4America uses benefit-cost analyses to support multi-modal transportation projects.

<b>As with its predecessor (TIGER), the BUILD competitive grant program requires applicants to include a benefit-cost analysis (BCA) for their project</b> …

How to manage the chaotic 21st century curb

<b>Strategies like dynamic parking prices, bus-lane enforcement, and accessible infrastructure can make curbs equitable and efficient.</b> These days, the …

Here Mobility debuts mobility platform in London

Here Mobility has launched its Mobility Marketplace in London, offering access to transport services in the capital from one platform, with live …

Uber and Lyft scooters are coming soon to San Francisco streets

Earlier this week, Uber launched its electric bike-sharing program in Berlin, Germany, in a move that shows the ride-sharing company isn’t just about …

Target expands its Shipt and Drive Up services across the Midwest and Southeast

Target this morning announced it’s expanding its same-day shipping and pickup services, Drive Up and Shipt, across the Midwestern U.S. and the Southeast. The expansion will bring Shipt, its Instacart competitor for same-day grocery delivery and pickup, to more than 135 markets in the U.S. by the …

Customers

Secretive group within Amazon reportedly conducting cancer research, launching health data venture

Amazon seems primed for a bold expansion into healthcare, after speculation in recent months that the Seattle-based company was interested in the …

Ride-hailing firm Grab launches new venture to back startups in Southeast Asia

Grab, the ride-hailing firm that acquired Uber’s Southeast Asia business, is aiming to catalyze the early-stage startup scene in Southeast Asia after it launched an accelerator and investment unit called Grab Ventures.<p>The six-year-old company has already made investments and acquisitions — backing …

Startups

Prime delivery, straight from the moon? Bezos dreams of heavy industry in space

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is convinced that one day “we are going to have to leave this planet.” And he believes that his Blue Origin space company …

Los Angeles

Video Shows Richard Branson’s VSS Unity During Test Flight

Earlier this week, Richard Branson’s dream of getting closer to the stars got another jolt, after his space-fairing company, Virgin Galactic, …

Virgin Galactic

Volvo Ocean Race signals the start for electric articulated buses in Gothenburg

“With these two first all-electric articulated buses, we are taking yet another important step towards quieter and emission-free public transport in …

Volvo Ocean Race