Transport News

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.

ultra-fast charging

Electric vehicles are going mainstream but we need ultra-fast charging

James O’Brien, Product Group Director at MIVOLT, discusses why ultra-fast charging is absolutely necessary - and absolutely possible -  in a world where electric vehicles (EVs) are becoming mainstream.
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Electric vehicles (EVs) and the electricity sector: Friends or foes?

Delta-EE brought together voices from across the stakeholder spectrum to discuss the challenges businesses face as EVs and the electricity sector increasingly intersect.

Transport: Is the UK ready for the electric vehicle revolution?

Callum McPhillips, Content Writer for JLR Essex, comments on a significant aspect of transport policy in the UK, asking if the country is ready for the electric vehicle revolution.
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Poseidon Principles: Maritime’s journey to zero-carbon

Mark Porter, Maritime Business Development Manager at GeoSpock, discusses how the Poseidon Principles provides an incentive for shipping firms to demonstrate their eco commitment.
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How can you travel abroad sustainably?

Here, Christopher Nye, Senior Editor of Property Guides, gives us his top tips on how to travel abroad sustainably.
Intelligent Transport Systems

Intelligent Transport Systems: Is this the future?

Nigel Stanley, CTO – TUV Rheinland, discusses the extent to which Intelligent Transport Systems are the future.
mobility industry

Transitioning from a traditional mobility industry to data driven digital solutions

Here, Peter O’Driscoll, Managing Director at RingGo, discusses the future of the mobility industry, with a focus on the continued decline of diesel and the expansion of EV charging points across the country.
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The challenges of data security and queues at airports

Irra Ariella Khi, CEO of Zamna, discusses why data security challenges are causing queues at airports and what can be done to solve this.

Hydrogen on trial: Fuel cell RCVs and the future

Hydrogen fuel cell RCVs will take to the streets in seven European cities this year as part of an EU-funded project to assess the viability of this technology to decarbonise waste fleets. Geesinknorba is supplying the H2 RCV to partner city Aberdeen.
Reducing CO2 emissions

Reducing CO2 emissions in the European transport sector

The priorities for the European Commissioner for Transport, Adina Vălean, are explored here with a focus on the importance of reducing CO2 emissions in the sector.
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The future of transport in Europe

The future of transport in Europe is explored here with comment from Henrik Hololei of the European Commission, plus the priorities for transport research, digital innovation and aviation safety.
electric car industry

The future of the electric car industry in 2020

Here, we explore how electric vehicles have improved over the past three years and what’s in store for the electric car industry in the future, considering the governments proposed 2040 ban on petrol and diesel vehicles.
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Green transport: Combatting the impact of fossil fuels

Cllr David Renard, Chairman of the LGA’s Economy, Environment, Housing and Transport Board and Leader of Swindon Borough Council, outlines here how new vehicle technologies and other measures can help combat the impact of fossil fuels.
intelligent transport systems

A focus on public transport, intelligent transport systems and ticketing in Germany

Andreas Scheuer, Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure, heads up the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure in Germany. Here, we find out about the exciting future for public transport, intelligent transport systems and ticketing in Germany.
electric RCV

The Geesinknorba Li-On Power Pro electric RCV: Your questions answered

Looking for an alternative to diesel but not sure if electric is the right solution for your waste fleet? André Lagendijk from Geesinknorba answers the most common questions about the company’s ground-breaking Li-On Power Pro electric RCV.
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Improving the automation of non-polluting transportation with PEM fuel cells

Here we find out how the Giantleap project improves the automation of non-polluting transportation with the lifetime extension of PEM fuel cells.
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How to tackle air pollution in cities with intelligent traffic management

Kristina Stifter, Head of Global Communications at PTV Group, explains her stance on how to tackle air pollution in cities with intelligent traffic management.
smart ticketing

Smart ticketing and mobile payment: Mobility today and tomorrow

Anne Grünkorn, Managing Director at LogPay Mobility Services GmbH, tells us what we need to know about smart ticketing and mobile payment for public transport.
climate goals

LEC research contributes to world climate goals

The LEC is developing large-bore internal combustion engines that emit close to zero emissions, run efficiently on a variety of fuels and are robust. Here, future large engine technology developed in Graz is discussed.
Travel Time

The Worthwhile Experience of Travel Time: Perspectives from the MoTiV Project

Learn about the exciting MoTiV Project and the worthwhile experience of Travel Time, with expert input from the European Cyclists’ Federation and the University of Žilina.

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