Dec 16, 2014

Dutch debut 'intelligent bicycle' that warns of danger

The Netherlands on Monday launched its first-ever “intelligent bicycle,” fitted with an array of electronic devices to help bring down the high accident rate among elderly cyclists in the bicycle-mad country. Developed for the government by the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO), ...

Oct 28, 2014

JR Hokkaido found to have ignored 260 track irregularities

Hokkaido Railway Co. failed to implement work within a certain time to repair track irregularities found in fiscal 2013 at 260 locations, the Board of Audit said Tuesday. Of the locations, 90 were not repaired for more than two months after the deadline and ...

Jul 24, 2014

GM issues six more safety recalls

General Motors issued six more recalls on Wednesday, bringing its annual total to 60 recalls covering almost 30 million vehicles. The latest recalls cover nearly 823,000 cars, trucks and SUVs mostly in North America but including a small number of exports. The largest is ...