Flying cars closer to hitting the skies
12 June 2018 | 7:30 am
Bloomberg's Brad Stone explains the reality of flying cars and describes the companies making them, including eVolo, Airbus, EHang, Kitty Hawk and Uber.
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Police said a suspect was in custody after a vehicle hit a group of people waiting at a bus stop in Texas. The cause for the incident was not immediately clear.
It's been ten years since the start of the conflict in the Central African Republic opposing the Seleka and anti-Balaka militias. What quickly turned into a third civil war has left thousands of people dead and over half a million displaced. Behind the staggering numbers are countless civilians forced to make radical decisions to continue their lives in unimaginable circumstances.
A decent start it was for the Flying Eagles as they rallied from a goal down to claim their first victory at the U-20 World Cup against the Dominican Republic. Up next is an all-important clash against Italy and this could make or break their campaign in Argentina. Ayomide Sotubo and this is the Nutmeg on Guardian TV.
The Flying Eagles have made sure of qualification; they have done the job whether you like Ladan Bosso or not! It's now all about bragging rights when they face Brazil on Saturday and in this video, Ayomide Sotubo previews the game on The Nutmeg this week.
France's inaugural "gigafactory" is perceived as a critical milestone in the transition towards a green economy, given that the EU is set to prohibit the sale of petrol cars beginning in 2035. In anticipation of this deadline, both France and Europe aim to lessen their reliance on Chinese suppliers, who have enjoyed a lead of over a decade.
Legendary car designer Giorgetto Giugiaro has recreated the 'lost' design of the Pony Coupe for Hyundai almost 50 years after the original sketch.
The Central African Republic is confident that its July 30 referendum will go ahead. Russia's Wagner mercenaries have been contracted to provide security. Analysts consider this an overt act of political interference.
Wiesmann is known for combining German engineering and design with British style, but the automaker hasn't released a new model for almost a decade. That's until Project Thunderball, a new EV that signifies the company's re-entry into the market.
Justice Minister Kiri Allan was charged with reckless driving and offered her resignation after speaking with the prime minister. Allan acknowledged she needed to take care of her mental health.
Salvage crews are waiting for temperatures to subside before attempting to board the burning freighter drifting in the North Sea. The Dutch government says the risk of an oil spill is low.
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