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A perceptive look at intelligent transport

A perceptive look at intelligent transport

Josephine James, a student at Leeds College of Building, has been announced as the winner of Intelligent Transport Systems UK’s (ITS UK) 2022 Early Careers Poster Award. The competition saw students and apprentices submit posters looking at key issues and topics within intelligent... continue

30 Jan 2023EVolution News
UK car production down but electric vehicle output surges

UK car production down but electric vehicle output surges

The number of new cars built in the UK sank to its lowest level for 66 years. The UK automotive sector recorded its worst performance since 1956, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Volumes for... continue

26 Jan 2023EVolution News
£30m awarded to seven regional decarbonising roads projects

£30m awarded to seven regional decarbonising roads projects

Future roads could be built using asphalt made from grass cuttings and ‘carbon capturing’ cement. These are among the ideas to receive a share of £30m government funding. Seven projects spread across the UK from... continue

25 Jan 2023EVolution News
Electric vehicles make up quarter of government's central car fleet

Electric vehicles make up quarter of government's central car fleet

The UK government says it is decarbonising its central car fleet, revealing that over a quarter of all its cars are now ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEV). Having a higher rate of ULEV vehicles in its fleet suggests the government is on track to meet its 2027 target... continue

19 Jan 2023EVolution News
Rise of electric vehicles prompts MOT reform consultation

Rise of electric vehicles prompts MOT reform consultation

The Department for Transport has launched a public consultation on the future of MOTs in Great Britain in light of advances to vehicle technology and growing popularity of hybrids and electric vehicles. Proposals put forward... continue

18 Jan 2023EVolution News
Electric Vehicle Smart Action Plan launched

Electric Vehicle Smart Action Plan launched

The Electric Vehicle Smart Charging Action Plan published by the UK government and Ofgem sets out steps being taken to maximise the potential of smart charging and make it... continue

17 Jan 2023EVolution News
Britishvolt collapses into administration

Britishvolt collapses into administration

Britishvolt, a British company that had ambitions to become a major manufacturer of batteries for electric vehicles, has gone into administration. The start-up had... continue

17 Jan 2023EVolution News
Q: What does the future of transport look like?
A: Write 500 words

Q: What does the future of transport look like? A: Write 500 words
Mark Moran

Do you have an idea for how the future of transport policy should... continue

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17 Jan 2023EVolution News
UK can reap economic benefits of green growth, says Skidmore report

UK can reap economic benefits of green growth, says Skidmore report
Mark Moran

Working to achieve net zero presents the UK with an opportunity to... continue

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14 Jan 2023EVolution News
Sales of EVs now second only to petrol models

Sales of EVs now second only to petrol models
Mark Moran

The UK new car market recorded its fifth consecutive month of growth in December, with an 18.3% increase to reach 128,462 new... continue

5 Jan 2023EVolution News
Martin awarded MBE for services to transport technology

Martin awarded MBE for services to transport technology

Jennie Martin, retiring secretary general of ITS (UK), has been awarded an MBE in the King’s New Year’s honours list for services to transport technology. Martin is stepping down from the intelligent... continue

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4 Jan 2023EVolution News

Transport Research and Innovation Grants on offer

The Connected Places Catapult is to award 100% funding for the development of new technology through the Transport Research and Innovation Grants (TRIG). The CP Catapult says the funding will allow innovators to either succeed or fail fast. The programme also provides a collaborative... continue

3 Jan 2023EVolution News
All new London cabs must now be zero-emission capable

All new London cabs must now be zero-emission capable
Mark Moran

All private hire vehicles licensed in London for the... continue

30 Dec 2022EVolution News
November car production grows 5.7%

November car production grows 5.7%
Mark Moran

UK car production grew for the second consecutive month in November, up 5.7% to 80,091 units,... continue

23 Dec 2022EVolution News
Audi charging service will cover 27 European countries

Audi charging service will cover 27 European countries
Mark Moran

By 2026 every new Audi that is developed will be... continue

22 Dec 2022EVolution News
Citroen Oli wins Green Hero award

Citroen Oli wins Green Hero award
Mark Moran

Citroën has been presented with a ‘Green Hero’ award by Electrifying.com for its... continue

22 Dec 2022EVolution News
New look leadership team for Watt Electric Vehicles

New look leadership team for Watt Electric Vehicles
Mark Moran

Watt Electric Vehicles is a UK company focussed on... continue

21 Dec 2022EVolution News
LEVC to implement future strategy

LEVC to implement future strategy
Mark Moran

LEVC has set out a strategy to become a leading zero-carbon mobility technology company. London... continue

20 Dec 2022EVolution News
More than half of UK workplaces yet to offer EV charging

More than half of UK workplaces yet to offer EV charging
Mark Moran

More than half of electric vehicle (EV) drivers do not... continue

20 Dec 2022EVolution News
Paua EV charge card integrates with MFG network

Paua EV charge card integrates with MFG network
Mark Moran

Electric vehicle fleet fuel card provider Paua has added Motor Fuel Group’s (MFG) EV Power Network to its platform. Paua is a EV... continue

20 Dec 2022EVolution News
Polestar UK opens head office at Bicester Heritage

Polestar UK opens head office at Bicester Heritage
Mark Moran

Swedish electric performance car brand Polestar is opening its UK commercial headquarters at Bicester Heritage, an automotive industry hub in Oxfordshire. A new Polestar Space based in the same... continue

20 Dec 2022EVolution News
Location data is key to EV chargepoint roll-out

Location data is key to EV chargepoint roll-out
Mark Moran

Location data will help build an electric vehicle (EV) chargepoint network, ensuring the right infrastructure is built in the right places,... continue

20 Dec 2022EVolution News
90% of EV drivers use public charging networks on a regular basis

90% of EV drivers use public charging networks on a regular basis
Mark Moran

Nine-out-ten electric drivers use the UK’s public charging... continue

19 Dec 2022EVolution News
Fastned taps into Zap-Pay payment service

Fastned taps into Zap-Pay payment service
Mark Moran

The Fastned electric vehicle charging network is the latest to go live on Zap-Pay, a solution that allows drivers way to... continue

19 Dec 2022EVolution News
Hydrogen is not a panacea for achieving net zero, warn MPs

Hydrogen is not a panacea for achieving net zero, warn MPs
Mark Moran

Hydrogen is not a panacea for reaching the Net Zero... continue

19 Dec 2022EVolution News

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