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Latest update : 2016-12-29

The car of tomorrow: Ready for a driverless ride? (part 1)

While the rail industry powered the industrial revolution of the 19th century, and the auto assembly line the 20th century consumer society, we may remember 2016 as the year we crossed a new frontier in transport: Driverless cars. In September, Uber launched its semi-driverless cars, in which there's still a safety driver should the situation call for it. But for how long? With Volkswagen announcing its aim of leading the electromobility industry, what does the future hold for the diesel engine?

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Produced by Charles WENTE, François WIBAUX and Van MEGUERDITCHIAN.

By François PICARD

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Michael THOENY

Managing Director, Delphi Electronic Controls Europe

Verena BUTT D’ESPOUS

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2017-11-21 Libya

Enslaved in Libya: What to do about exploited African migrants?

A slave auction - in 2017. The video aired last week on CNN, confirming what had come out in a long string of reports and testimony: that Libyans were preying on sub-Saharan...

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2017-11-20 Germany

Has Merkel still got it? German chancellor weakened as coalition talks collapse

Should the rest of Europe worry? Germany's president called on cooler heads to prevail after he received Angela Merkel the day after coalition talks collapsed. She's still in the...

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2017-11-16 COP23

Clearing the air: How to make Paris climate agreement stick?

The planet's getting warmer, faster; China's carbon emissions are back on the rise; India's capital is blanketed in what feels like record smog; and the United States is not only...

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2017-11-15 Africa

The fall of Mugabe? Zimbabwe military detains president

This time, it finally looks like the end for Robert Mugabe. Zimbabwe's 93-year old president has not spoken since the military moved in overnight and seized key points of the...

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2017-11-14 Brexit

Divided Kingdom: UK Parliament, Cabinet at odds over Brexit

It was a particularly long day for Britain's embattled prime minister. In parliament, Theresa May has to fend off challenges within her own party. As the clock ticks on...

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