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More guidance and support needed from Government if Electric Vehicles target is to be...

Hybrid speculation causing further confusion and new charging points need to at least quadruple to meet demand from the sale of Electric Vehicles. Colliers International highlights main barriers to meeting Govt targets in inaugural Automotive Viewpoint
electric vehicles

The future of electric vehicles

With the Government planning to ban the sale of petrol and diesel, many drivers are concerned about the lack of charging points for electric vehicles
cyber-attacks

Airports are ill-equipped to deal with a major cyber-attacks

Research conducted by PA Consulting Group reveals that most airports are ill-equipped to deal with a major cyber-attack.
timetable changes

ORR requires train companies to improve information to passengers on timetable changes

The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has this week written to train companies requiring urgent improvements in how they keep passengers informed of train timetable changes
luxury EV market

Are electric luxury vehicles on the brink of technological evolution?

Automakers focus on sophisticated tech integration to create superior in-car luxury experiences and deeper customer engagement, argues Research Associate from Frost & Sullivan, Pooja Bethi

Upgrading the UK’s railway infrastructure

The role of Network Rail in upgrading the UK’s railway infrastructure in England, Wales and Scotland is detailed here by Open Access Government
blind spot

New app helps raise drivers’ awareness of blind spots

Highways England is using virtual reality to reduce the risk of commercial vehicle drivers being involved in incidents as they travel up and down the country
refuse collection vehicles

Milestone: The first all-electric refuse collection vehicles

New Geesinknorba RCVs totally powered by batteries to save money, save the planet and save lives
Asset management

Asset management in rail: Making the right decision

Marcel van Velthoven from ZNAPZ and Frans van Helden of ORTEC explain how to optimise business results for the rail industry by means of asset management to make the right decision 
future aircraft

Technologies for future aircraft designs

University of Bristol’s Jonathan Cooper describes a range of technologies that could be used in future aircraft designs, to enable optimum performance and reduce the impact on the environment
aviation fuels

Sustainable aviation fuels, the next frontier for air transport

Michael Gill, IATA Director Aviation Environment imparts his expertise on sustainable aviation fuels and why he believes these are the next frontier for today’s air transport
Flights

The decentralisation of flights in the UK from London to regional hubs

News of a new long-haul route at Doncaster Sheffield Airport, and the building of a brand-new railway station to facilitate the airport has been welcomed by the travel industry in a bid to decentralise flights to and from the UK from London
vending machines

ORR welcomes improvements for train passengers using ticket vending machines

New and easier-to-use machines and clearer language have helped increasing numbers of passengers buy the right ticket for their journey from station vending machines, according to research by the Office of Rail and Road (ORR)
railway track

New alliances to be formed as £5bn railway track work tender issued

Network Rail has issued a Prior Information Notice (PIN) via The Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) process for its tender exercise to let the next generation of railway track works contracts, valued up to £5bn over 10 years, starting 2019
pothole

How does the UK plan to tackle the pothole headache?

Northgate Vehicle Hire explores how authorities are addressing the pothole situation on UK roads as the RAC voices its concerns about the worsening issue
learning to drive

Young people put the brakes on learning to drive due to high cost

A new study has revealed that 31% of 17 to 25-year olds are holding off from learning to drive due to high expenses
high-speed rail

Plans for high-speed rail service to Stoke on Trent agreed

The government are backing plans to build a high-speed rail service to Stoke on Trent, platform extensions and a re-designed junction at Crewe, to...
biking routes

Petition calls to have biking routes introduced to Google Maps

A petition has been launched calling for biking routes to be added to Google Maps in a response to the needs of 1.25 million British bikers
learner drivers

Law change will see learner drivers on motorways

Law change could lead to a smarter generation of motorway users as learner drivers get their first taste of motorway driving
Splott Road bridge

Second phase of upgrade work at Splott Road bridge completed

Engineers have completed the demolition of Splott Road bridge as work to modernise the South Wales Mainline continues

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