[Worldkings] Top 50 inventions that changed the world (P. 49) Electric boat: Sustainable waterway vehicle contributing to returning the inherent beauty of the blue ocean
(Worldkings.org) By switching to electric boats, we can reduce our dependence on fossil fuels and move towards a more sustainable future and reduce our negative impact on the blue ocean.
[Worldkings] Top 50 inventions that changed the world (P. 24) Metro: Sustainable means of reducing urban traffic congestion and pollution
(Worldkings.org) Metro is the most effective way to reduce the growing traffic congestion of a growing city, thereby reducing the impact on the environment.
[Worldkings – Wowtimes - Almanac Events & Achievements 2023] Highlights during 104 years of development of Yamato Transport, one of the largest delivery service companies in Japan (1919)
(worldkings.org) The Yamato Transport Company, Ltd. is one of Japan's largest door-to-door delivery service companies, with a market share of 41%, competing closely with Sagawa Express and Nippon Express. Their head office is in Ginza, Tokyo.
[Worldkings] Top 100 Innovation Events in the World (P. 49) Ford Motor Company Pioneers in Automated Vehicle Recovery Technology (USA)
(Worldkings.org) Automakers are looking for ways to protect themselves from defaults as Canada's auto loan delinquency rate rises. Ford Motor Company has recently taken steps to ensure that their vehicles remain in possession of buyers who abide by their contracts by applying for a patent in the United States for an automated repossession system.
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Europe Records Institute (EURI) Luxembourg: The first country in the world to make all public transport free to use
(WorldKings.org) On 29 February 2020, Luxembourg became the first country in the world to make all public transport in the country (buses, trams, and trains) free to use.
[WorldKings - Wowtimes - Almanac Events & Achievements 2022] Important steps laid the foundation in 42 years of establishment of Valero Energy Corporation (1980)
(worldkings.org) Founded in 1980 and named for the mission San Antonio de Valero – the original name of the Alamo – Valero Energy Corporation has continued to grow and evolve to become the largest global independent petroleum refiner and a leading producer of renewable fuels in North America.
[Worldkings – Wowtimes - Almanac Events & Achievements 2022] Milestones during 132 years development of Kuehne + Nagel, the global transport and logistics company (1890)
(worldkings.org) Kuehne + Nagel International AG (or KN) is a global transport and logistics company based in Schindellegi, Switzerland.
WORLDKINGS - On This Day – November 07, 2022 - The first transportation of commercial cargo was made , in 1910
(worldkings.org) Pilot Philip Parmelee successfully flew the valuable load in 57 minutes, which proved to be faster than travel by train.
[WORLDKINGS] Top 500 Constant World Records (P.335) The Vizcaya Bridge (Spain): World's first transporter bridge
(WorldKings.org) Vizcaya Bridge was a revolutionary work of engineering and was the world's first transporter bridge, allowing boats to cross underneath at the same time, thanks to the hanging gondola that moves from one side to the other.On August 20th, 2022, the World Records Union (WorldKings) officially declared Vizcaya Bridge as “World's first transporter bridge”.
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Europe Records Institute (EURI) Nottingham City Transport: Operator of world’s largest fleet of biogas double decks
(WorldKings.org) NCT already operates the world’s largest fleet of biogas double decks in the world at 120 buses.