Airplanes and airlines have been making the headlines lately - sometimes for unpleasant reasons and sometimes for funny ones. NFK takes a look at a few of the air travel stories in the news recently.
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Volvo says that beginning in 2020, it will limit the speed of all of its cars to 112 miles per hour (180 kilometers per hour). The car maker hopes the move will lead to better safety.
Grocery stores are testing different ways of delivering orders using self-driving cars. Companies are experimenting more as self-driving cars get better and the pressure from online stores like Amazon gets stronger.
To recap 2018, NewsForKids.net is taking a look back at some of the most interesting stories we've covered this year.
Today we're looking at some offbeat stories from the world of transportation.
The government of Luxembourg has said that it will make all public transportation free beginning in 2020. The plan is meant to cut down on traffic and pollution.
On Tuesday, China opened the world's longest sea bridge. The 34-mile (55-kilometer) bridge connects the Chinese mainland to two islands under Chinese control.
In 2015, two inventors had an unusual idea - what if you recycled plastic, and turned it into a road? The world's first plastic bike path is now testing their idea.
The world's first hydrogen trains have begun running in Germany. The trains make almost no noise and they run without polluting. Instead, they give off steam.
Workers at Lego have created a complete copy of the Bugatti Chiron sports car. It is made out of over 1 million Lego Technic pieces and can actually be driven.
Julie Anne Genter, who works on women's issues and transportation in New Zealand's government, found an unusual way to go to the hospital to have her baby. She biked.