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Mike Bracey, Chairman, Brewery Logistics Group, Birmingham B2
It was with some trepidation that I read the article because I do not believe anyone could have looked at the health and safety aspects of this type... continue
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Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
I won't hide it -  this column is by way of a softening-up exercise in preparation for a future somewhat heretical part two. It’s about... continue
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Regular news
The Government is to study the merits of a fuel duty discount to help motorists living in remote rural areas. Fuel prices tend to be higher in remote... continue
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In brief
The Liverpool city region is hoping to win Government funding to establish electric vehicle charging infrastructure. The conurbation has submitted an... continue
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In brief
The Government has reconfirmed the Plugged-in Places grants that are helping to deliver electric vehicle charging infrastructure around the country.... continue
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Victoria Sowter
In 2009 a document entitled Low Carbon Transport: A Greener Future committed the Department for Transport to cutting road transport carbon emissions.... continue
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Regular news
The South East England Development Agency is awarding £500,000 towards plans to make Milton Keynes a hub for electric vehicles. The funding is... continue
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Viewpoint
Peter Wiltshire
Long, long ago, in a land of chugging steam locos and heavyweight telephones, investment in the new 1960s motorways programme was justified with an... continue
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Regular news
Boris Johnson this week announced a package of reforms to the central London congestion charge including raising the daily charge to £10 and... continue
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In brief
The East of England region is hoping to win a share of Government funding for electric vehicle charging infrastructure. The East of England... continue
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In brief
The Scottish Government is considering a plan to kickstart the electric vehicle market by awarding £3.5m to local authority-led Community... continue
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Strathclyde Partnership for Transport is purchasing five hybrid midibuses for £1.2m from Falkirk manufacturer Alexander Dennis. The funding is... continue
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Regular news
Rik Thomas
The Mayor's draft Air Quality Strategy for London, which the general public has until June 21 to comment on, focuses on six policy areas that consist... continue
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“Petrol prices have hit an average all-time high of 120p per litre,” The Guardian reported on 9 April. “And there were predictions... continue
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The DfT is consulting on making electric vehicle charging points a permitted facility at motorway service areas. The proposal is contained in a... continue
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The Re-introduction of trolleybuses on Britain’s streets has taken a step forward with the DfT’s preliminary approval... continue
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In brief
TfL is inviting suppliers of electric vehicles and electric vehicle charging points to secure places on a procurement framework. It will use the... continue
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The DfT is seeking expressions of interest to manage two aspects of its electric vehicle strategy. One contract will cover technical advice and... continue
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In brief
Local authorities on Merseyside are studying the use of thresholds for electric vehicle charging point provision in new developments. The number of... continue
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Three new research projects into electric vehicles have been announced by the Energy Technologies Institute. The studies will examine: consumer... continue
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