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AMSTERDAM | Hailing the future taxi: Drone-car mashup model takes flight

AMSTERDAM — A scale model of a flying drone-car drove and hovered across an Amsterdam exhibition hall Tuesday, providing a glimpse of what could be the future of urban mobility. The “Pop.Up Next” prototype drone, being developed by aviation giant Airbus, automaker Audi and the Italdesign design house is made up of three separate modules … Continue reading AMSTERDAM | Hailing the future taxi: Drone-car mashup model takes flight

FRANKFURT, Germany | Germany, France propose euro budget to bolster currency zone

FRANKFURT, Germany— A top eurozone official says the 19 countries that use the euro will push ahead with discussions on a eurozone budget proposed by France and Germany to make the currency union more resistant to crises. Mario Centeno, president of the eurozone finance ministers’ group, said that ministers had a “very good discussion” of … Continue reading FRANKFURT, Germany | Germany, France propose euro budget to bolster currency zone

STOCKHOLM | Stockholm city government deal threatens 2026 Olympics bid

STOCKHOLM— Stockholm’s bid to host the 2026 Olympics is at risk only three days after the IOC formally approved the city among three candidates. A new coalition deal announced Friday to run Stockholm’s city government, between a center-right alliance and environmentalists, requires no taxpayer funding for a Winter Games. “The starting point for all our … Continue reading STOCKHOLM | Stockholm city government deal threatens 2026 Olympics bid