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Regular news
Take-up of the Government grants for electric vehicles fell further in the last quarter, with just 106 successful applications being made. The... continue
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Secondary stories
Many local authorities across Britain are doing very little to promote the uptake of electric or other low carbon vehicles, the RAC Foundation said... continue
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Regular news
Rik Thomas
The Virgin Atlantic airline has announced that it is planning to run scheduled flights using a new, ‘green’ fuel source from 2015. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Rik Thomas
Electric vehicle charging point supplier Chargemaster has announced that it is planning to float up to 33% of the company on the London stock market... continue
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In brief
The Northern Ireland Executive has launched the ecar brand for electric vehicle charging. Charging points are being installed in six towns and... continue
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Letters to the editor
Adrian Hetherington - Ontario, Canada
Your 26 Aug issue contained another discussion about electric vehicles (‘The electric vehicle: it might be coming but do we want it... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Rik Thomas
The UK’s first ‘open access’ hydrogen-powered vehicle refuelling station has been opened at car manufacturer Honda’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Rik Thomas
European car maker trade body ACEA (Association des Constructeurs Européens d’Automobiles) has published what it refers to as a... continue
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Regular news
Almost the entire rail network of Central Scotland could be electrified by the end of the decade if Scottish ministers accept plans put forward by... continue
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People/people
Mike Salter has joined EValu8 Transport Innovations Ltd at the University of Hertfordshire, as project manager. EValu8 is the company set up to... continue
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Regular news
Rik Thomas
Volkswagen unveiled a new single-seat electric vehicle at last week’s Frankfurt motor show that has been deliberately designed not to compete... continue
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In brief
New regulations come into force on 1 October in England giving permitted development rights for the installation of charging points for electric... continue
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Letters to the editor
Brian Dalton - Purley, Surrey, CR8
We see, in the motoring press and elsewhere, a whole raft of articles on the new electric cars that mainstream manufacturers are coming up with. All... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The cost of owning and running an ‘ultra-low carbon’ vehicle such as an electric car in 2030 will still be more than that of a... continue
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In brief
The Government’s Technology Strategy Board has published results from trials of 340 ultra-low carbon vehicles in the £25m Ultra Low... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rik Thomas
The recent news concerning electric vehicles, at least as reported in LTT, has not been particularly good for advocates of the technology. Barely a... continue
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Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
Despite a recent rash of bad news about electric vehicles, there remain many in positions of power and influence who continue to champion their rise... continue
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Regular news
The European Commission is considering the merits of legislation to mandate a minimum level of refuelling/recharging infrastructure for alternative... continue
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Regular news
The Government is reconsidering how to reduce road fuel costs in peripheral parts of the UK after petrol retailers threatened to boycott the... continue
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Secondary stories
Electric vehicle charging infrastructure provider Chargemaster this week announced what it claims will be the first privately-funded nationwide EV... continue
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