Category Archives: Transport

Driverless buses operating in Lyon

Two electric driverless buses started working on the streets of Lyon this week at the beginning of a year long trial. The keyword is “working”, though… not “earning”! The buses, manufactured by a Lyon-based company, Navya, have been road tested in other French cities but until now,...

World’s Largest Sailing Ship to Launch in 2017

The classic sail ship cruise line, Star Clippers, has a new square-rigger currently under construction at Brodosplit shipyard in Split, Croatia. Steel cutting for ‘Hull 483’ – whose name, announced this week, is to be: Flying Clipper – commenced in last September. When she is completed in...

Chinese turboprop cleared for flight in the USA

The USA’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted an airworthiness Type Certificate (TC) to the latest iteration of Chinese Y12 regional turboprop aircraft. The Y12 new-generation general-purpose aircraft, developed by AVIC Harbin Aircraft Industry Group Co, is the first Chinese civil aircraft series to obtain the TCs...

New Railway Museum in Japan

A brand new railway museum is due to open this spring in Japan’s cultural capital, Kyoto. Kyoto Railway Museum will open on 29 April 2016, with a over 50 trains on display, telling the history of Japanese rail from the steam era to modern day Shinkansen bullet...

New Classic Car Venue in Miami

Miami Supercar Rooms is a slightly odd concept to get your head around. It’s described as an “auto art gallery and gourmet dining experience”. Essentially it’s a collection of classic, vintage, exotic, sports and custom made vehicles – on two wheels and four – in a venue...