Rising crime pushes Mexico bulletproof car production to record

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Historic levels of violent crime in Mexico have sparked a record increase in the country’s car-armoring business There were more than 25,000 murders across Mexico last year, the highest annual tally since modern records began, government data shows, with 2018 on track to be even worse. That insecurity will help drive a 10 percent rise … Read more

Audi, Germany sign deal allowing flying car testing


While #electric and autonomous vehicles remain in development, Germany is pushing the envelope when it comes to futuristic tech: exploring the possibility of flying cars. The German government signed a letter of intent with #Audi and Airbus executives to “test air taxis” in and around Audi’s hometown of Ingolstadt.

Audi, Hyundai to cooperate on fuel-cell technology


#Audi , #Hyundai to  develop #fuel-cell technology. The German car maker said both companies will cross-license patents and grant each other access to non-competitive components, with the aim of bringing the fuel cell to volume-production maturity more quickly and efficiently