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The DfT is to fund 75% of the cost of installing electric vehicle charging points by residents at their home, or by train operators at railway... continue
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It may not rank among the biggest of disputes between Brussels and Westminster but the European Commission’s draft Directive on alternative... continue
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A bullish assessment of the opportunities for using hydrogen fuel cell technology in the UK road transport market is presented in an interim report... continue
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Taxes and higher crude oil prices – rather than a lack of competition – explain the rise in petrol prices over the last decade, according... continue
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Householders in Scotland are to be offered free installation of electric vehicle charging points as part of the Scottish Government’s plans to... continue
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Ford, Renault-Nissan and Daimler have agreed to jointly develop a fuel cell system in a bid to bring forward mass-market zero-emission vehicles. The... continue
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Just over 3,000 claims were made to the Government’s Plug-in car grant scheme in the first two years of its operation. Since January 2011... continue
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The rail industry is drawing up plans for further electrification schemes to be delivered in regulatory Control Periods beyond 2019. A draft Network... continue
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Network Rail wants to electrify Edinburgh’s suburban railway in the next five-year control period, 2014/15-2018/19. The ‘South Sub’... continue
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Network Rail plans to electrify the East Kilbride line in Strathclyde under the same sort of alliance deal with ScotRail that is currently being used... continue
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The coalition Government this week omitted any mention of plans to deliver privately-funded road improvements from its mid-term review... continue
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Tram and train manufacturer Bombardier is talking with UK operators about how the wireless charging technology it uses in trams could make electric... continue
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Gas and electric-powered vehicles could help cut the carbon dioxide emissions from road freight, according to a new report by Ricardo and AEA... continue
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Motorists received a boost this week with the Chancellor’s decision to scrap the planned 3p a litre fuel duty rise scheduled for 1 January. A... continue
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The DfT is to reduce the level of grant support per low carbon bus in the £20m fourth round of the Green Bus Fund announced by the DfT this... continue
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The Freight Transport Association is calling on the Government to support the development of a national refuelling infrastructure for gas-powered... continue
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Aberdeenshire Council is to install an electric vehicle charging point in car parks in ten different town centres, making use of redundant power... continue
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WSP is leading the transport assessment work for the Sizewell C nuclear power station in Suffolk under a framework contract with EDF Energy. WSP has... continue
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Two pure electric buses are to be trialled in London from next summer. TfL and bus operator Go Ahead have reached agreement for the vehicles to be... continue
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