Ford to slash 12,000 jobs across Europe

Car giant Ford has announced it plans to axe 12,000 jobs across Europe by the end of next year. The carmaker is trying to cut costs at its European business, which is losing money. Ford said it has ceased production at three plants in Russia, is closing plants in France and Wales, and has cut […]

Malta Public Transport launches road safety campaign

Malta’s main bus operator has launched a massive €100,000 road safety campaign. Malta Public Transport said it wanted to raise awareness and drive home the message to pedestrians, cyclists, motorists and passengers. Insurance giant MAPFRE is also supporting the campaign. General manager Konrad Pulé told 89.7 Bay: ‘Our professional bus drivers have the opportunity to […]

Malta traffic expert calls for double-decker buses

Malta should introduce double-decker buses, according to a leading traffic management expert. Despite the bendy buses fiasco, urban planning consultant Bjorn Bonello called for double-deckers to takeover some of the busiest bus routes in Malta. He told The Malta Independent that double deckers could help to reduce traffic congestion as they are able to carry more […]