Early last year, Cheng Wei, founder and chief executive of the Chinese ride-hailing juggernaut Didi Chuxing, tried to resist taking money from legendary investor Masayoshi Son. Cheng told the SoftBank Group chief he didn’t need the cash because his company had already raised $10 billion, according to people familiar with the matter. Fine, Son said,
When fully laden and travelling at 65 mph, the Tesla Semi can cover an astonishing 500 miles on a single charge. The much-awaited reveal of the Tesla Semi electric truck took place in Hawthorne, California, in typical Elon Musk style. Speculation prior to the presentation was substantially exceeded with its claimed range well beyond the
7.4 Million seats on sale from London Luton in 2018, Capacity increased by 23% YoY Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today announces further expansion of its operations at London Luton Airport with the three new routes to the Greek capital Athens, the Icelandic town of Keflavik, and the Italian
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Not many of us have been in self-driving cars. And that’s probably why a lot of people still fear the idea of getting behind the wheel of a car that’s run by a robot. So when I took a ride in General Motors’ autonomous test car for the first time on Tuesday in San Francisco,
It’s time to see if investors will sell or hold onto shares of the troubled car-hailing giant. Investors who have poured over $10 billion into Uber over the last eight years have stomached scandals and soap operas of every kind, including the noisy ouster of its CEO Travis Kalanick. But tomorrow, they’ll find out if
Second Bulgarian Wizz base, 6 new routes Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Bulgaria’s leading carrier, today celebrates the major milestone of opening its 28 base in Varna, Bulgaria. The airline has based one of its new Airbus A320 aircraft at Varna Airport, starting six additional low-fare routes from
As the capital city of Serbia, Belgrade welcomes millions of tourists each and every year. Budapest can claim the same as the capital city of Hungary. Both cities offer something wonderful to visitors, and it looks like the world is waking up to what’s on offer, if the latest figures on tourism numbers are to