Niger Govt. sacks 80 civil servants for fraud, Lagos State pledges 20 cars to outstanding teachers and more
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How to keep your cars safe during floods
It is the raining season and the roads are flooded. GuardianTV spoke with Benedict Okoh, ED/ Technical service Automedics Nig. LTD on how your cars can be safe during the flood season.
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.
ECJ judges reject BMW appeal over state aid for Leipzig plant
German carmaker BMW had appealed against a European Commission decision to limit state aid for developing electric and hybrid cars at its Leipzig plant. The Commission reduced the amount of the grant to less than half.
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.