What future for cars? Covid-19 sparks calls for switch to electric
Can Europe's carmakers trade in their old business model without crushing jobs? As Renault talks of plant closures, François Picard's panel examines conditions for a €5 billion bailout from the state and whether what many consider an overdue reckoning for the industry will indeed accelerate the switch to electric vehicles. "Industrial sovereignty" becomes the buzzword as the planet turns from fossil fuels to batteries to power motors... batteries most often made nowadays in China.
Daily struggle: 7.5 billion trips in the world's most congested cities
Tokyo, Nairobi, Rome, Cairo, Bogota, humans around the world make a collective 7.5 billion journeys on average every day, whether that be on foot, by bike, in cars or on public transport.
Uber CEO says you'll see driverless cars in under five years
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says driverless cars will be on the roads within five years. He appears on "The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations." The interview was recorded on June 11 at The Economic Club in Washington.
Germany to fall short of 2020 climate goals: report
Barring radical change, Germany will not reach the goal it set itself for reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 2020. Cars and buildings are to blame, the report said.