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Open Access Government’s Transport News section offers a wide range of articles within the transport sector. 

We cover up to date topics such as the progression of electric cars and the push for zero-emission cars. Policy and the changes in the Law on Transport along with articles on the department of transport and relevant updates are also available on our website.

Another popular topic included in this category is the transport infrastructure in ‘SMART’ cities and you can easily find information on shipping regulations. We also delve into European transport policies and aviation news.

cleaner transport

Building momentum for cleaner transport

Amy Adams, VP Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Technologies at Cummins, discusses how we can build momentum for cleaner transport to make way for more resilient, healthier, and more sustainable cities.
sustainable transport

EVs: How can data support the transition to sustainable transport?

Simone Torino, Head of Product and Business Development at CKDelta, discusses the role of anonymised data in supporting a smooth transition to sustainable transport.
green transport

A path to green transport in Europe

Open Access Government discusses Commissioner for Transport Adina Vălean’s priorities for digital and green transport in Europe amidst COVID-19.
Pilot training

Pilot training in a post COVID-19 reality

Bhanu Choudhrie, Founder of Alpha Aviation, discusses how the aviation industry must adapt in order to overcome challenges in pilot training in a post-COVID-19 world, highlighting the need to address gender imbalances.
electric vehicle charging

Accelerating the electric vehicle industry’s dynamic and continuous transformation

Here, we find out how Driivz delivers an intelligent electric vehicle (EV) charging management solution, optimizing operations, energy management, network monetisation and customer satisfaction.
electric cars and buses

Electric cars and buses: The principal transport mode of the future?

Dr Robert Carpenter, MD of Inside2Outside Ltd, provides a detailed insight into electric cars and buses which he argues will be the principal mode of transport soon.
bio-based solutions

Are bio-based solutions in the automotive industry the way forward?

Michal Skwierczyński, Coordinator of the BioMotive project, explores the benefits of bio-based solutions for both automotive and wider industries post COVID-19.
digitisation for rail

Digitisation for rail: Challenges that bring high value

Here, Marcel van Velthoven discusses how to bring digitisation for rail, and any other company that wants to improve their asset management.
electric vehicle batteries

How to give electric vehicle batteries a second life

James O’Brien, Product Group Director, MIVOLT, discusses how electric vehicle batteries can be given a better second life through recycling.
electric buses

Transport in Israel: The progress of electric buses and vehicles

Open Access Government spoke with Avner Flor, Senior Director, Division of Motor Vehicles, within Israel’s Ministry of Transport and Road Safety about the progress of electric buses and vehicles in the country.
automotive industry

Japan’s relationship with the automotive industry

In this article, we take a look at the automotive industry in Japan and explore which brands call the world’s biggest car-producing nation home.
waterborne transport

FIBRESHIP Project: The sustainability of the European waterborne transport and shipbuilding industry

Here, we learn that FIBRESHIP, a revolutionary R&D H2020 project has placed the spotlight on a new potential market in Europe, focused on the design and construction of large-length commercial vessels greater than 500 GT (50m-length) in lightweight composite materials.
Hydrogen transport system

Hydrogen transport system: Practical steps towards net-zero

Mark Griffin, Hydrogen Market Development Manager, BOC, discusses what steps councils should take to develop a hydrogen transport system.
public and private transport

How has the COVID-19 crisis affected public and private transport?

Peter O’Driscoll, Managing Director, RingGo, discusses how the coronavirus lockdown has affected public and private transport and what the future holds for the mobility sector.
adoption of electric vehicles 

Is the public sector ready for the adoption of electric vehicles?

Thomas Newby, COO Tonik Energy, examines if the public sector is ready for the widespread adoption of electric vehicles.
Informal public transport

Informal public transport: Frontline mobility heroes 

Devin de Vries, CEO, Where Is My Transport, explores how informal public transport networks around the globe are proving vital to moving frontline workers around during the COVID-19 crisis.
company car tax changes

Company car tax changes sees uptake of electric vehicles

Lauren Pamma, electrification propositions lead at Lex Autolease, discusses how the latest company car tax changes can support a wider uptake of electric vehicles across the UK.
cargo firms

Air cargo firms deliver life-saving medical equipment to COVID-19 frontline

Air freight and cargo firms play an important part in the fight against COVID-19 as the industry works to deliver life-saving medical equipment and PPE to frontline staff.
shipbuilding market

Maritime transport analysis: The changing shipbuilding market in Finland

Ulla Tapaninen, Maritime Economics and Logistics for the City of Helsinki, turns our thoughts to how in Finland, the shipbuilding market is undergoing some change in this fascinating maritime transport analysis.
car care

Car care during lockdown: 4 top tips for keeping your motor in check

Lookers Motor Group share their top 4 tips, from cleaning to fluid levels, when it comes to car care during the UK COVID-19 lockdown.

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