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Autonomous vehicles can accelerate the journey towards smarter cities

Dr Ingo Stuermer, Global Engineering Director Autonomous Driving, Aptiv explores the extent to which autonomous vehicles can accelerate the journey towards smarter cities in the future.
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.
ultra-low emission vehicles

More than 50k ultra-low emission vehicles registered for the first time in the UK

A report conducted by private number plate specialists, click4reg.co.uk has shown that during the past year, over 53,000 new ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEV) were registered for the first time in the UK
electric vehicles

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
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
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
sharing cities

Cities getting smarter by sharing

Anna Lisa Boni, secretary general, EUROCITIES, shares her thoughts on how Europe’s cities are getting smarter by sharing
forecourts

Survey shows decline in the number of UK forecourts since 2017

A survey held by the Energy Institute (EI) concluded that the amount of forecourts in the UK has dropped slightly since the end of 2017 The latest Retail Marketing Survey states that 8,442 forecourts are currently in operation, down by 47 since 2016. Findings from the report show an increase in...
clean air targets

Clean air targets could be met sooner than expected

A new study indicates that clean air targets for reducing NO2 emissions from vehicles could be achieved sooner than expected Government clean air targets underestimate how long it will take to reduce NO2 emissions, according to new data. The research, published in Nature Geoscience, says the initial figures from the University...
energy outout

Scottish Power estimates Britain will need to boost its energy output

Scottish Power says that the UK will have to boost its energy output by a quarter to cope with new demands from electric cars and heating The Chief Executive of the company also said that major investment will be needed to provide the wiring necessary to charge electric cars as...
freight emissions

UK firms to compete for share of funding to cut freight emissions

A share of £15 million in funding will be available to UK firms who apply research into reducing freight emissions to improve air quality
reduce congestion smart parking traffic

Smart parking and traffic management tech get £4m boost

Roads Minister announces £4 million in project funding for smart parking, traffic management and charging point availability technology across England The government is awarding £4 million in funding for technologies designed to cut congestion, improve access to electric vehicle charging, and speed up road journeys. Apps which give motorists advance notice...
Milton Keynes EV charging infrastructure

Milton Keynes’ EV charging infrastructure to be expanded

As part of the delivery of the UK’s first Go Ultra Low City, Milton Keynes’ EV charging infrastructure is undergoing significant expansion After being awarded £9 million as part of the government’s Go Ultra Low Cities programme in January 2016, the public charging network for electric vehicles (EVs) in Milton...
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Future fuel efficient cars set to boost consumer savings

The fuel efficient cars of the future will save money for consumers as well as being better for the environment, according to a new study from BEUC A report commissioned by BEUC, the European Consumer Organisation, has found that fuel efficient cars will save consumers considerable amounts over the next...
electric bike

First electric bike share scheme rolled out in Exeter

Exeter is the first city in the UK to launch an electric bike share scheme, which aims to reduce transport pollution and congestion… An electric bike scheme has been launched in Exeter - the first of which to be launched in the UK. The Co-Bikes scheme was launched last week and...
Lack of chargers slows electric car sales

Lack of chargers slows electric car sales

Car dealers have warned that a lack of rapid charging points in Cumbria is preventing sales of electric vehicles from taking off A lack of facilities to charge electric cars is holding back sales in Cumbria. A grant of £562,500 was awarded to Cumbria County Council last year to install...

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