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Diesel cars can be banned from German cities, court rules

German cities can ban the most heavily polluting diesel cars from their streets, a court ruled on Tuesday, a move that could accelerate a shift away from the combustion engine and force manufacturers to pay to improve exhaust systems. The court said Stuttgart, which styles itself the birthplace of the modern

Indian Govt To Divest Stake In Air India By 2018-End

The central government plans to divest its stake in the national passenger carrier Air India by the end of 2018. According to the Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha, the Air India group will be divested as four different entities and that the "information memorandum" will be issued in

IATA To Fly 1 Billion Passengers On Sustainable Fuel By 2025

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) on February 26 said that it aims to have one billion passengers travel on flights powered by "a mix of jet fuel and sustainable aviation fuel" (SAF) by 2025. "We want 1 billion passengers to have flown on a SAF-blend flight by 2025. That won't

NIMASA plans to acquire 100 new cabotage vessels

The Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has unveiled plans to acquire 100 new cabotage vessels in collaboration with the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB).The Director-General, NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, who disclosed this at the second stakeholders’ meeting in Warri, Delta State, said the agency is currently

How tyre burst killed 1, injured 8

Dutse, Nigeria - The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Jigawa state of Nigeria said on Sunday that one person died and eight others were injured in an accident on the Dutse-Gaya road. The accident occurred at about 10:30 a.m. on that fateful Sunday after the tyre of an Opel car

The Secret Codes That Airlines Don’t Want You to Know

Airplane with passengers on seats waiting to take off  | Listen closely and you might hear some of these. | AwaylGl/iStock/Getty Images If you’ve ever flown on a plane before, chances are you’ve noticed that pilots and flight crew speak to each other a little differently than they do on the ground. There’s

BMW wants to turn your smartphone into your car key

 Just like CES has seen an influx of car manufacturers in recent years, MWC, too, is now a showcase for new in-car technology. Like in previous years, BMW once again set up shop in Barcelona this week to show off some of its most recent innovations, all of which bring together some of