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Innovate UK is working on a new electric vehicle charging project with a consortium of companies to help more fleet operators make the switch to plug in vehicles.
The DfT has urgently collated data from transport movements across the UK to help inform the Government’s policy response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Urban Transport Group, the consortium of the UK’s largest transport authorities, has urged for Government support to help maintain services during the coronavirus pandemic.
Satellite images have revealed how air pollution has fallen dramatically in cities across the world due to COVID-19 lockdown measures.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has developed a new simulation system to help train autonomous vehicles before testing on public roads.
Vivacity Labs’ data has shown that UK car traffic has seen a 60% reduction across the last two weeks as a result of the lockdown due to coronavirus.
Raleigh cycles has launched its Electric Bike Access, their cycle to work benefit scheme, where customers can save up to 42% on retail prices of electric bikes.
Birmingham City Council and Leeds City Council have requested the postponement of their Clean Air Zone introductions due to the disruptions caused by the coronavirus.
Smart Transport is to host a free webinar providing expert insight into the challenges and opportunities facing the freight and logistics industry over the next 30 years.
An alliance of private British transport operators and trade bodies are offering fleets of thousands of coaches, minibuses and taxis to help transport key workers in London and the South East during the coronavirus pandemic.
Helsinki and Oslo have achieved the milestone of zero pedestrian and cyclist deaths last year, following changes to traffic infrastructure.
The top-down approach has failed to drive significant change to reach carbon neutrality.
Legally binding targets have been set for harmful emissions yet authorities are not devoting enough thought to them, says AECOM's Kristina Shanidze
Farmdrop is an ethical grocer supplying sustainably-produced food via an online platform.
The Tesla Model 3 comes with an integrated 4G connection, meaning owners can connect to their car from anywhere in the world.