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Local Transport Today
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Electric cars will account for 1% of all car miles travelled in the UK by 2020 and 5% by 2030, according to forecasts prepared by the DfT. The... continue
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News extra
James Dark
It is a moot point as to whether the recession and the onset of the Government’s austerity measures has increased or lessened public transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Comment
James Dark
A dilemma facing any business or government at present is which technologies to back. In some instances, innovation and progress can move so rapidly... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
The notion that people might be travelling less than they used to has been debated in several papers and magazines of late, with a sharp split... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Car manufacturer Jaguar has produced a new ‘concept’ electric car, the XKX, which is covered in a layer that houses microscopic... continue
Local Transport Today
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Sales of fuel-efficient cars with low carbon dioxide emissions are rising rapidly, according to motor industry body the SMMT. 46.8% of cars sold in... continue
Local Transport Today
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The DFT and the Technology Strategy Board have announced details of a £9.5m low carbon truck demonstration trial, intended to deliver fleets of... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Australian airline Qantas has launched its first commercial flight using a blend of recycled cooking oil and aviation fuel. A biofuel-powered... continue
Local Transport Today
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A team at Northumbria University has developed a new formula to predict the impact that electric cars will have on the nation’s power... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The World Wildlife Fund is to lead Scotland’s ambitious plan to decarbonise the entire road transport sector by 2050. WWF Scotland will act as... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Scottish Government has awarded £1.8m to part-fund 26 low emission buses. The successful bidders to the second round of the Green Bus Fund... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Twelve EU member states have petrol prices higher than the UK’s average of £1.41 a litre, according to figures compiled by the RAC... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Roger Sexton, Nottingham NG1
I have difficulties with the Government’s proposals regarding Bus Services Operating Grant (BSOG) (‘DfT strikes ringfencing deal for... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
US transportation secretary Ray LaHood has announced $13.1m in federal funding for 11 innovative research and demonstration projects under the... continue
Local Transport Today
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Vantage Power, an EV powertrain specialist based in London, has come up with a scheme for retrofitting hybrid power systems to buses to accelerate... continue
Local Transport Today
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Volvo Bus UK has won orders for 174 new hybrid electric buses as part of the Green Bus fund for England, including its single largest ever hybrid... continue
Local Transport Today
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TfL seeks slice of business rate revenues Transport for London could be given a share of locally retained business rates in the capital under plans... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Members of the London and East of England electric vehicle recharging schemes should soon be able to use each other’s charging points to charge... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Go-Ahead group and Williams Hybrid Power (WHP), a subsidiary of Williams Grand Prix Engineering, have signed an agreement to develop a flywheel... continue
Local Transport Today
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ABB has launched a new DC charging unit for electric vehicles specifically targeted at users requiring relatively fast charging in commercial and... continue
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