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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Car club members in Aberdeen could become the first in the country to drive vehicles powered by hydrogen fuel cells. Aberdeen wants to become a... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Drummond Gilbert, Alastair Thompson & Giles Bailey, GoCarShare
As our cities grow and sustainability and environmental concerns become core to providing robust, pleasant and competitive places to live and work,... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport minister Baroness Kramer has announced £500,000 of funding to support car clubs in England. The funds will deliver three... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Transport minister Baroness Kramer has unveiled £500,000 for pilot programmes to widen access to car clubs.  The DfT said that it wants... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Alistair Kirkbride has been appointed executive director of Carplus, the body that promotes car clubs and shared transport, succeeding Chas Ball who... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Ways to promote car clubs in the capital were discussed this week at an event organised by the Greater London Authority, Transport for London and... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Craig Barrack, Managing director, carbon heroes, Maidenhead SL6
Your write-up of our discussion about car sharing and its potential to become mainstream (LTT 30 May) was extremely positive about the sector, as has... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
BMW and car rental firm Sixt is planning to launch a point-to-point car club in London just months after the operator of the UK’s first such... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Ali Clabburn, Managing director, Liftshare.com, Attleborough, Norfolk NR17
We appreciate Craig Barrack talking as much about Liftshare as Carbon Heroes in his LTT interview (‘Car sharing: a minority interest or on the... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Chas Ball, Carplus
The steady expansion of car clubs (and new forms of flexible car sharing) has not reached all parts of Britain – but it is increasingly... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Point-to-point car club operator car2go ceased its UK operations this week and said an entrenched culture of private car ownership had influenced its... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
The decision by point-to-point car club operator car2go to quit the UK market was not a complete surprise, coming as it did soon after the firm... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Andrew Forster
Barrack thinks a contract from a client for a public car share scheme is essential because it’s hard to make money from members... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
You may expect Craig Barrack, as the founder of car share firm Carbon Heroes, to be blind to possible drawbacks of car sharing. But even he has... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
More than 137,000 Londoners are now members of car clubs, according to the annual survey by shared transport charity Carplus. The charity says that... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
City Car Club is to launch a club in Nottingham next month in collaboration with the city council. The scheme will feature eight vehicles and is... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The operator of Britain’s first point-to-point car club scheme has suspended its London operations but vowed to re-launch a scheme focused on... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London is preparing a new vision for how the car club sector could play a bigger role in meeting the capital’s travel... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Car sharing organisation Carplus is seeking a new executive director to succeed chief executive Chas Ball (pictured) who will retire this summer.... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Chas Ball, Chief executive, Car Plus Trust, Leeds LS11
Peter Headicar makes an excellent case for reducing commuting by car through workplace travel plans (LTT 19 Dec 13). This is an issue we would like... continue
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