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Drivers of electric vehicles will have to pay £3.80 to charge them at charging points installed by Moray Council in northern Scotland. The... continue
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All new taxis in London will have to be zero emission capable from 2018, London mayor Boris Johnson has announced.  The mayor said he wanted the... continue
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Scotland’s transport minister Keith Brown has announced plans to install electric vehicle charging points at 35-mile intervals across... continue
Categories: Energy / Fuel, Scotland
Local Transport Today
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Nissan has unveiled a petrol-engined taxi aimed at the London market. The vehicle will go on sale in December 2014. Traditional black cabs have... continue
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The UK’s first electric bus fleet  to be recharged using wireless inductive charging technology has gone into service in Milton... continue
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The European Commission is pinning its hopes on a major reduction of emissions from new diesel cars as a way of ensuring member states achieve limit... continue
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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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Andrew Forster
The DfT is setting up a taskforce to identify the best candidates for a future programme of rail electrification in the North of England. A major... continue
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Andrew Forster
Government grants to encourage the take-up of electric cars may be necessary until at least to 2030 to ensure the UK meets its Climate Change Act... continue
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The company behind the Paris Autolib’ electric car hire scheme is to take over Source London, the capital’s electric vehicle charging... continue
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European leaders have rejected European Commission proposals for mandatory targets on the number of electric vehicle charge points and other type of... continue
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The Chancellor has frozen fuel duty for the rest of the Parliament and pegged January’s increase in regulated rail fares in most of England to... continue
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A £402m programme of electrification and other enhancements to rail infrastructure in central Scotland will deliver limited benefits for the... continue
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Network Rail has appointed Parsons Brinckerhoff design engineer for the TransPennine West electrification programme, which covers the lines from... continue
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Open access train operator First Hull Trains is leading a campaign to include Hull in the Government’s rail electrification plans.  Hull... continue
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Milton Keynes Council is preparing for the launch of electric bus operations in January that will see buses recharged using inductive... continue
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TWO  electric buses will take to London’s streets within the next few weeks, the first of three trials of the technology in the... continue
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Letters to the editor
David Hutchinson, Lewes, East Sussex BN7
Duncan Laxen and Stephen Moorcroft refer to our failure to achieve reductions in nitrogen dioxide concentrations and relate this to the growth in the... continue
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London mayor Boris Johnson has identified a hilly part of North London as the location to trial an electric bike hire scheme.  The scheme will... continue
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Transport Scotland has outlined delivery dates for the electrification of lines in central Scotland. The dates, reported this week by Strathclyde... continue
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