· News roundup in the auto/airline industry →
France disclosed support for the auto industry before other European governments, which will likely include incentives for the purchase of electric and low-emission vehicles.
The Japan Times
· Japan’s Kounotori cargo spacecraft successfully docks to ISS →
All nine Kounotori vehicles have successfully delivered supplies to the ISS since the series made its debut in 2009.
· Good news! India set to ramp up COVID-19 testing to 2 lakh tests daily; details →
These methods require many investments in terms of providing AC vehicles for transportations, manpower and PPEs, apart from those required within the labs, the report said.
· Plunge in crude oil prices will not necessarily lead to drop in petrol prices, says Singapore Ministry of Trade and Industry →
He asked whether MTI would consider injecting more competition in the local petroleum market by removing the rule that requires Singapore vehicles to fill at least three-quarters of their tank with fuel before leaving Singapore through its land checkpoints.
· Lynas on track in the US despite Department of Defense delays →
Lynas announced its expansion plans in May last year, well before the department announced it will start funding projects as a way of securing the US supply chain of rare earths, which are used extensively in smart phones, electric vehicles and medical equipment.
· Jail for truckie whose faulty brakes cost 'kind, loving' cop her life →
Previous court hearings heard the truck wasn't roadworthy, Singh knew the rear brakes were not working and the front brakes were compromised because the vehicle was loaded incorrectly.
· North East Link must drive ahead even if approval ruled invalid, says state →
The North East Link will carry an estimated 135,000 vehicles a day and connect the Eastern Freeway to the Metropolitan Ring Road – providing a route for trucks around the city rather than through it.
The New York Times
· Classic Car Auctions Upended by Coronavirus →
After collapsing last year, auctions for collector vehicles started 2020 on a roll, ringing up more than $300 million in sales at events in January in Scottsdale, Ariz., and in March on Amelia Island in Florida.
· Sydney parking fine breaks to end after 80 per cent drop in tickets →
Since February 2020, North Sydney Council has received 538 complaints about illegally parked vehicles, often from people whose driveway is blocked or residents who cannot turn out of their street safely because vision is blocked by illegally parked cars, she added.
· Sydney parking fine breaks to end after massive drop in tickets →
Since February 2020, North Sydney Council has received 538 complaints about illegally parked vehicles, often from people whose driveways were blocked or residents who could not turn out of their street safely because vision was blocked by illegally parked cars, she added.