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How blockchain is set to transform the transport industry

Blockchain has been said to have the power to change the financial world, offering efficiency, transparency and security, however, it also has its many other uses to industries outside of finance, for example, the transport industry
smart motorway

Drivers to benefit from Manchester’s fully functioning smart motorway

Greater Manchester's smart motorway went live on Tuesday 31 July on the final M60 section, meaning that the whole of the motorway between junction 8 of the M60 at Sale and Junction 20 of the M63 at Rochdale is fully-operational 
engineering sectors

Engineering sectors at risk following Airbus Brexit announcement

Plimsoll reveals threatened engineering sectors prompts job loss fears following the announcement that Airbus may leave the UK in the event of a no Brexit deal
diesel parking surcharge

Diesel parking surcharge consultation launches

Journeys into central London by older and polluting diesel vehicles could be cut by over a quarter of a million if a new diesel parking surcharge is introduced
aerospace research

Leading aerospace universities unite to create aerospace research consortium

Leading aerospace universities are joining forces to provide the global aerospace community with a centralised point of engagement for the UK’s top university aerospace research capabilities.
Future of Mobility Grand Challenge

Future of Mobility Grand Challenge reveals exciting changes for transport in the UK

New government plans reveal an exciting change in how people, goods and services could move around the UK.
aviation industry

Aviation minister meets future talent at training academy in Norwich

Aviation Minster, Liz Sugg visited the International Aviation Academy to meet the students who will shape the UK's aviation future During a tour of the...
Inclusive Transport Strategy

New government strategy to improve all travel for people with disabilities

The Department for Transport has set out its Inclusive Transport Strategy, which will improve accessibility across all types of travel for those with both visible and less visible disabilities.
UK's future rail network

Yorkshire apprentices will take leading role in UK’s future rail network

Graduates of the National College for High-Speed Rail in Yorkshire are set to play a leading role in designing, building and operating the UK's future rail network, the Transport Secretary has stated
high speed 2

High Speed 2 Ltd appoints Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer

Richard Robinson joins High Speed 2 as Chief Operating Officer from AECOM and Michael Bradley CB joins as Chief Financial Officer from Defence Equipment and Support
eyesight

DVLA launches new national eyesight awareness campaign

DVLA is asking drivers to look again in a new EYE 735T campaign that is being launched today (Monday 23 July) 
E10 fuel

Government discuss E10 fuel in low carbon fuels consultation

The Department for Transport has launched a consultation today on whether and how it should introduce E10 fuel - which contains more bioethanol than traditional petrol - to the UK market
airports

UK airports set to benefit from revolution in autonomous vehicle technology

A new report commissioned by Aberdeen Standard Investment’s AIPUT fund (Airport Industrial and Property Unit Trust) has highlighted the scale of progress and future potential for the adoption of automated transport and logistics technology at UK airports
economic growth

HS2 Conference: Unlocking huge development, regeneration and economic growth opportunities

On the 7th November, prominent business and public-sector leaders will come together in Birmingham for the HS2 Economic Growth Conference supported by HS2 Ltd – the largest business conference of the year focused on driving and unlocking the huge economic growth opportunities which HS2 will bring to the UK
aviation fuels

The rise of sustainable aviation fuels

Dr Simon Blakey, Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering at the Low Carbon Combustion Centre, The University of Sheffield explores the rise of sustainable aviation fuels
green hydrogen

Hydrogen is finally getting attention from Norwegian politicians

Green hydrogen is an important piece of the zero-emission puzzle, both in Norway and the rest of the world, according to Vegard Frihammer from Greenstat
air con servicing

UK drivers spent over £100k in two weeks on air con servicing due to...

WhoCanFixMyCar.com has revealed that drivers in the UK have spent more than £100k on air conditioning services in the last two weeks due to the heatwave
carbon footprint

‘Green driving’: How to lower your carbon footprint when driving

Not sure how you can become eco-friendlier and lower your carbon footprint when your driving? Check out these top tips from mobility dealer, Lookers
public services

How smart cities can learn from the model of targeting gaps in public services

Hannah Kaner, Smart Cities Strategist at Orange Bus explains how smart cities can learn from the Uber model of targeting gaps in public services
mobility ecosystem

Preparing for the mobility ecosystem of the future

Technological trends and new mobility solutions could lead to a very different mobility ecosystem in the future. Customers expect mobility operators to provide services that are fast, reliable, convenient and personalized, as major developments have opened up a range of new options for individual mobility.

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