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Wehner swaps burgers for EVs

James Wehner has joined rapid electric vehicle chargepoint firm Engenie as chief technology officer. Wehner will focus on improving the customer experience of EV charging. He spent five years as global product director of McDonald’s, overseeing the introduction of self-service kiosks at restaurants in more than 70 countries.  ... continue

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Hunter quits bus industry for university

Gavin Hunter has left his position as area managing director for Arriva Bus in the Shires and Essex to become the University of Winchester’s chief operating officer. Hunter had worked for Arriva since 2017 and before that was managing director of Go-Ahead in East Anglia.... continue

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Capon is new chief at JAG(UK)

Dave Capon has been appointed chief executive of JAG(UK), which represents all 209 street and road authorities in street and road works matters. He takes over from Jerry McConkey, who has stepped down after six years in post.... continue

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Jackson is RAC Foundation chair

Neville Jackson has been appointed the new chair of the RAC Foundation, succeeding Joe Greenwell CBE. Jackson was formerly chief technology and innovation officer at engineering and environmental consultancy Ricardo PLC, and has also served as chair of the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership... continue

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Sellwood named LowCVP’s new chair

Philip Sellwood CBE is the new chair of the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP), the 200+ member organisation. He moves from the Energy Saving Trust where he was group chief executive, and succeeds Darran Messem who served six years in post.  ... continue

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Rosewell retires from NR board

Changes to Network Rail’s non-executive directors see economist Bridget Rosewell step down after nine years and Mark Bayley, Fiona Ross, and Michael Harrison appointed. Bayley is a former chief executive of London & Continental Railways Ltd, who led the sale of HS1. Ross was appointed... continue

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Love Bhabuta

Love Bhabuta, a strategy and policy manager in Surrey Council Council’s transport policy team, has died after contracting Covid-19. He had worked for Surrey since 2004.... continue

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Ronald Frampton

Ronald Frampton, Oxford’s deputy city engineer in the 1960s, has died at the age of 103. He helped deliver Britain’s first bus-based park-and-ride facility at Redbridge, in the south of the city, in 1973. ... continue

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