You are here
Home > Posts tagged "Transportation"

Traveling To Europe? Prepare For ‘Devastating’ Delays And Missed Connections

Travellers passing through Europe have been advised by airports and various airlines, among them British Airways, EasyJet and Ryanair, to arrive at least three hours early to avoid chaos at passport control. The weekends have been especially difficult at hub airports as tourists returning from their summer holidays join the 1.7 million daily passengers

Uber Gets Deal-Maker, Trump Agitator as CEO

Dara Khosrowshahi will take over as chief of ride-hail company Meg Whitman and Jeffrey Immelt were finalists for the job   (Bloomberg) - Uber Technologies Inc. will appoint Expedia Inc.’s Dara Khosrowshahi to run the global ride-hailing Leviathan, two people familiar with the matter said. He’ll succeed co-founder Travis Kalanick, who led the

Nigerian, US firms jointly assemble low-cost bus

Lagos (Punch) - A new Lagos-based Nigerian firm, Buscar Nigeria Limited, has assembled a low-priced high capacity bus, in partnership with the United States engine maker, Cummins Inc.     The automaker said in Lagos at the unveiling of the new vehicle named after the company, Buscar, that it was made as a city

Uber Racks Up Rides, Losses Amid Setbacks

San Francisco (Fox) - Uber Technologies' scandal-plagued year apparently hasn't deterred ridership, though the ride-hailing company is still reporting heavy financial losses. The San Francisco company reported a $645 million loss for the second quarter, narrowing from $708 million in the first quarter. Revenue, not including a one-time outlay for drivers in

How Mobike, A Chinese bike sharing operator is going global

Chinese startups want to export their bike-sharing revolution all around the world. The companies are rolling into the U.K., the U.S. and beyond, aiming to disrupt existing programs with their fleets of colourful bikes that don't need docking stations. One of China's largest operators, Mobike, unleashed 1,000 of its orange-wheeled bicycles in