Driverless parking system approved for commercial use in Germany

Driverless parking system approved for commercial use in Germany

Bosch and Mercedes-Benz have reached an important milestone on the way to automated driving. Germany’s Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) has approved their highly automated... continue

30 Nov 2022Parking Review News
Company cars and EVs drive November market bounceback

Company cars and EVs drive November market bounceback

The UK new car market grew 23.5% in November to 142,889 registered units in the fourth consecutive month of year-on-year growth, according to figures published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders... continue

5 Dec 2022EVolution News
Solar charger launched for domestic market

Solar charger launched for domestic market

Simpson & Partners, a new British electric vehicle home charging manufacturer, has entered the market with the aim of offering drivers premium products at... continue

2 Dec 2022EVolution Products & Services
EU needs a holistic policy approach to zero-emission mobility

EU needs a holistic policy approach to zero-emission mobility

Sigrid de Vries

Recently, in the space of just two weeks, we saw two major... continue

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Transport innovators win share of £5m prize in DfT-backed competition

Deniz Huseyin

Self-charging trains was among the innovations to win DfT funding in the First of a Kind 2022 competition. This year’s competition focused on concepts designed to transform rail travel for passengers while decarbonising the network. The competition is delivered by Innovate UK, on behalf of... continue

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Car club membership may be offered alongside Scottish scrappage scheme

People in low-income households in Scotland may be offered car club membership or rental of low-carbon vehicles in conjunction with a possible car scrappage scheme, transport minister Jenny Gilruth has revealed. She told MSPs that work was being finalised on the design of a pilot mobility and... continue

30 Nov 2022Local Transport Today News
Automated driving: Digital divides are opening up

Automated driving: Digital divides are opening up

US drivers are more open to Automation than UK counterparts, says Thatcham Research, which is revealing further insights from its Trust in Automation study. The poll of 2,000 motorists in the US... continue

30 Nov 2022EVolution News
Green = Go: How the transport sector is innovating in the face of climate change

Green = Go: How the transport sector is innovating in the face of climate change

Ian Crosby

With electric cars accounting for 11.6% of all new car registrations in the UK... continue

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Crow flies’ tap on, tap off charging trialled in Bridgend

Peter Stonham

Bus operator First Cymru is working with supplier Ticketer to pilot tap on, tap off contactless payment that uses a ‘crow-flies’ distance to calculate the fare for a journey. First Bus claims it as a UK first, and expands upon existing tap on, tap off work with Ticketer. The three-month... continue

29 Nov 2022Local Transport Today News

Arriva pulls out of MK ZEBRA project as electric power deal falls through

Arriva has withdrawn from its government-funded Zero Emission Bus Regional Areas (ZEBRA) project in Milton Keynes which would have seen 56 battery-electric buses running in the city, following the investment arrangement to deliver the scheme falling through . The bid, led by Milton Keynes City... continue

29 Nov 2022Local Transport Today News

Exeter gets free pre-Christmas services as penalty for unreliability

Peter Stonham

Stagecoach Devon has been ordered to provide free services in Exeter on two weekends in December by Traffic Commissioner Kevin Rooney after the operator was called to Public Inquiry for poor reliability, with an investigation by DVSA finding some 21% of its services did not run to... continue

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Tyneside CAZ compliance support grants offered

Tyneside CAZ compliance support grants offered

Applications have opened for grants for operators to upgrade vehicles that do not comply with the Tyneside Clean Air Zone (CAZ) which will see introduction of a £50 daily charge... continue

29 Nov 2022Local Transport Today News
UK automotive sector commits to workforce diversity and inclusion

UK automotive sector commits to workforce diversity and inclusion

Major brands representing a fifth of Britain’s automotive manufacturing workforce pledge to shift the dial as Auto Council report highlights scale of the sector’s diversity challenge and calls for faster progress. The initiative was... continue

29 Nov 2022EVolution News
UK automotive sector calls for action plan to safeguard £14bn recovery

UK automotive sector calls for action plan to safeguard £14bn recovery

The UK automotive industry is urging the government to take rapid action to secure the long-term future of one of the country’s most important assets, while accelerating its decarbonisation. The call comes as the sector finally begins to emerge from the pandemic-induced... continue

29 Nov 2022EVolution News
Diesel vans '67 times more environmentally damaging' than e-cargo bikes

Diesel vans '67 times more environmentally damaging' than e-cargo bikes

Rapidly decarbonising London’s transport system will not just make the city healthier, cleaner, and safer; it will also save Londoners money, says a new report Delievering Value from Just Economics. Join us at the first UK National Cargo Bike Summit, 31 March 2023, City of... continue

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EV Infrastructure Hub offers advice to local authorities

EV Infrastructure Hub offers advice to local authorities

A new free online resource has been launched for local authorities looking to install public electric vehicle chargers in their communities. The EV Infrastructure Hub has been launched to act as an independent source of... continue

28 Nov 2022EVolution News
Ultra Low Emission Zone will be expanded London-wide

Ultra Low Emission Zone will be expanded London-wide

Mark Moran

The Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) will be expanded... continue

28 Nov 2022Parking Review News

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