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Local Transport Today
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An electric car hire scheme has been launched in the Lake District as part of the £6.9m GoLakes Travel sustainable visitor transport programme.... continue
Local Transport Today
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Fuel duty is not an environmental tax, a review by the Treasury has concluded. The decision is a blow for supporters of higher motoring costs... continue
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In these pages last month we observed that tackling climate change appears to have slipped down the list of transport policy priorities and asked why... continue
Local Transport Today
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A fleet of six electric vehicles is to be located in the Brecon Beacons National Park in South Wales to enable tourists to explore the park in an... continue
Categories: Energy / Fuel, Wales
Local Transport Today
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Wireless technology developer Qualcomm and car maker Renault have agreed a memorandum of understanding to carry out a London-based trial of... continue
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A survey of motorists suggests that more than four in ten are cutting down on driving and looking to other means such as public transport, walking... continue
Local Transport Today
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Peter Stonham
PUBLIC TRANSPORT and the non-motorised modes have long traded on their green credentials and the lower carbon emissions that attend to journeys on... continue
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On 3 July Guardian columnist George Monbiot informed the paper’s readers that he had changed his mind about the theory of ‘peak... continue
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The Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) has published a new report to help local authorities to install better, more cost effective... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Government has received 430 claims in the last three months for Plug-in Car Grants, which help meet the cost of purchasing an ultra-low emission... continue
Local Transport Today
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York City Council, Surrey County Council, and the London Borough of Southwark are among 20 organisations in England who are to receive free advice... continue
Local Transport Today
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Hauliers, motoring organisations and the Labour Party have all welcomed the Chancellor’s announcement that the 3p rise in fuel duty planned for... continue
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Rik Thomas
It was an embarrassing few days for transport secretary Justine Greening in late June as the Government scrapped the planned 3p rise in fuel duty... continue
Local Transport Today
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The first transcontinental flight by a solar-powered aeroplane took place in early June when the Solar Impulse craft developed by the École... continue
Local Transport Today
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An electric vehicle car club is to be set up in Oxford. Car rental firm Hertz and electric vehicle charging firm Chargemaster have signed a... continue
Local Transport Today
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Dorset County Council has started trials of two electric buses on a route between Dorchester and the village of Poundbury. The Optare Solo SR... continue
Local Transport Today
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A study by civil engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology suggests that using stiffer pavements could reduce fuel consumption by as... continue
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German car manufacturer Porsche has developed its first plug-in hybrid model, the 918 Spyder. Porsche claims that it will have fuel efficiency of 94... continue
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Car manufacturer Audi has launched a new design of electric bike, the Wörthersee, that, it claims, can enable riders to achieve speeds of up to... continue
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Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed an innovative means of telling motorists when slowing down might enable... continue
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