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Archive Transportation: Leisure

  • WASHINGTON, June 27- Republicans and Democrats in Congress sparred on Tuesday over U.S. states setting rules for testing and deployment of self-driving cars and a proposal to allow automakers and technology companies to bypass existing regulations in introducing autonomous cars. Democrats on a U.S. House Energy and Commerce subcommittee said that the U.S....

  • Proponents say Washington dysfunction has hampered the FAA's efforts to update equipment designed to make flying more efficient and safer. The effort also faces opposition in the Senate, where several key GOP senators and many Democrats oppose the plan. It gets Washington out of the way of aviation and innovation, "said Shuster, R- Pa., chairman of the House...

  • *Diesel forum to hold first meeting on Aug. 2. BERLIN, June 27- Germany will discuss a national plan to cut pollution from diesel engines and set up a new organisation to test vehicles to try to restore consumer confidence after Volkswagen's emissions scandal, ministers said on Tuesday. "We want emissions to fall across Germany," Transport Minister Alexander...

  • *New institute to involve consumer organisations, NGOs. BERLIN, June 27- Germany will set up a new organisation to test vehicle emissions to try to restore consumer confidence after Volkswagen's emissions scandal revealed an industry-wide pollution problem, the transport ministry said on Tuesday. Since Volkswagen admitted to cheating U.S. diesel emissions...

  • BERLIN, June 27- The German transport ministry announced plans on Tuesday to set up a new institute to test vehicle emissions to try to restore consumer confidence after the Volkswagen scandal. Volkswagen's 2015 admission that it used software to cheat U.S. diesel emission tests highlighted the laxness of the European Union's own tests, which are currently...

  • DAR ES SALAAM, June 26- Tanzania may have to delay the construction of some of its major infrastructure projects because its revenue expectations for 2017/ 18 are "potentially over-optimistic", the International Monetary Fund said on Monday. Like neighbouring Kenya, Tanzania wants to take advantage of its long coastline and upgrade outdated railways, ports and...

  • Business travelers beware: Hotels are redesigning room layouts

    Hotels are redesigning their layouts by letting go the desk and the closet, and adding more wall outlets and shared workspaces.

  • Air Senegal was formed in April 2016 with 40 billion CFA francs in state capital to replace the now defunct, heavily indebted carrier Senegal Airlines. Senegal is aiming to become a regional air transportation hub with the scheduled December opening of the new Blaise Diagne International Airport located outside the capital Dakar. Senegal revoked the air...

  • >Boeing wins Paris order race with new model. >Europe faces Herculean task for new fighter jet. >Threats, NATO demands underpin global arms demand.

  • >Boeing wins Paris order race with new model. >Europe faces Herculean task for new fighter jet. >Threats, NATO demands underpin global arms demand.

  • >Boeing wins Paris order race with new model. >Europe faces Herculean task for new fighter jet. >Threats, NATO demands underpin global arms demand.

  • >Boeing wins Paris order race with new model. >Europe faces Herculean task for new fighter jet. >Threats, NATO demands underpin global arms demand.

  • BERLIN, June 23- Berlin is lobbying for German firms to win business revamping India's creaking railway network, one of several countries attracted by the scale of India's transport needs and which are campaigning to export their technology. The economy ministry said on Friday it had agreed to finance a government feasibility study into a high-speed rail...

  • BERLIN, June 23- Berlin is lobbying for German firms to win business revamping India's creaking railway network, one of several countries attracted by the scale of India's transport needs and which are campaigning to export their technology. The economy ministry said on Friday it had agreed to finance a government feasibility study into a high-speed rail...

  • BERLIN, June 23- Berlin is lobbying for German firms to win business revamping India's creaking railway network, one of several countries attracted by the scale of India's transport needs and which are campaigning to export their technology. The economy ministry said on Friday it had agreed to finance a government feasibility study into a high-speed rail...

  • BERLIN, June 23- Berlin is lobbying for German firms to win business revamping India's creaking railway network, one of several countries attracted by the scale of India's transport needs and which are campaigning to export their technology. The economy ministry said on Friday it had agreed to finance a government feasibility study into a high-speed rail...

  • >Boeing wins Paris order race with new model. >Europe faces Herculean task for new fighter jet. >Threats, NATO demands underpin global arms demand.

  • >Boeing wins Paris order race with new model. >Europe faces Herculean task for new fighter jet. >Threats, NATO demands underpin global arms demand.

  • >Boeing wins Paris order race with new model. >Europe faces Herculean task for new fighter jet. >Threats, NATO demands underpin global arms demand.

  • >Boeing wins Paris order race with new model. >Europe faces Herculean task for new fighter jet. >Threats, NATO demands underpin global arms demand.