UK trials hydrogen-powered train in latest step forward for transport innovation
Trials of a hydrogen-powered train are underway in the U.K. with an initial journey successfully completed between the locations of Long Marston and Evesham in the West Midlands region of England.
A statement issued Wednesday, published on the website of both the University of Birmingham and U.K. government, said the university was also, "developing a hydrogen and battery powered module...Continue reading
Jeep has a legendary reputation, but a growing number of rivals
It is hard not to notice Jeep's good fortune.
The brand exclusively makes sport utility vehicles — and, now, one pickup — allowing it to stroll right into today's car market with just the right offerings, while other brands have had to scramble to adjust to consumer tastes.
In the U.S., Jeep is its parent Fiat Chrysler's strongest selling brand. Fiat sold 923,291 Je...Continue reading
5 things to know before the stock market opens Wednesday
1. Wall Street set to decline following first presidential debate
Dow futures were pointing to a drop at Wednesday's open following the chaotic first debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden. Dow futures were up more than 150 points at one stage during Tuesday night's debate, but quickly retreated as the debate ended. Traders hoping that the start of the d...Continue reading
15-minute coronavirus test gets the green light for a European rollout
A test to detect Covid-19 that can be done at the point of care and gives results in 15 minutes has been given the greenlight in Europe, according to its maker Becton Dickinson.
The test should be commercially available in Europe by the end of October, the diagnostics specialist said Wednesday, as it announced its antigen test had been granted a "CE mark" in Europe, meaning it c...Continue reading
Germany looks to tackle coronavirus rise with 3 simple strategies
Chancellor Angela Merkel has vowed to avoid another full national lockdown as coronavirus infections begin to spike again in Germany.
Like its European neighbors, Germany has not been spared a second wave of the virus after the region's economies reopened during the summer. Although, so far it has not seen a surge in cases like France, Spain and the U.K.
For instance, while the...Continue reading