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Characterisation of intermetallic alloy catalysts for decentralised methanol production

Efficient and decentralised production of sustainable fuels for today’s transport infrastructure is discussed here by the Technical University of Denmark, who call for the development of highly active catalysts.
flexJET project

flexJET project: Converting flexible waste biomass into sustainable aviation fuel

The Horizon 2020 flexJET project, coordinated by the University of Birmingham, will validate a new integrated process to produce sustainable aviation fuel from waste biomass, Dr Miloud Ouadi explains here.
vehicle tracking, business sustainability goals

How vehicle tracking can help achieve business sustainability goals

Making smarter decisions to improve work efficiency is a vital aspect of any business: tools that allow making those decisions are becoming increasingly valuable.
environment vision, sustainability

Greater Manchester: radical environmental vision

Greater Manchester’s leaders announced bold environmental vision for the city-region, despite ongoing national Brexit uncertainty.
sustainable transport

Will waste fuel our aeroplanes? How sustainable transport could change the future

Waste Management professionals, Reconomy have teamed up with Mediaworks to find out if waste will be used as the new fuel for our aeroplanes.
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
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
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.
commercial aircraft

Agenda 2030 and international aviation

Dr. Fang Liu, Secretary-General of the International Civil Aviation Organization, explores how international aviation contributes to Agenda 2030 by empowering local sustainable development through global connections Every 24 hours, some 10 million global travellers are being carried around the world on just over 100,000 flights. Commercial aircraft also carry over half...

Electric cars could be used to help power the grid

New research into whether or not electric cars could return power to the National Grid is set to gain £20m government funding

The government unveils plans to promote cycling and walking

A £1.2 billion programme set out by the government aims to restore walking and cycling as the ‘go to’ method of transport for short journeys
A sustainable transport strategy for Europe

A sustainable transport strategy for Europe

M F Warrender, Open Access Government, highlights EU Commissioner Violeta Bulc’s innovative plan to finance sustainable transport and infrastructure projects
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...
Fuel efficient cars electric charging point

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...
ireland

Investing in sustainable transport in Ireland

The Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport in the Republic of Ireland, Paschal Donohoe explains how investment in transport is essential to the economy. A well-functioning transport system is essential to a well-functioning economy. If we fail to invest in, and facilitate, efficient transport, we impose a range of costs...
The first bio-bus in the UK goes into service

The first bio-bus in the UK goes into service

The first UK bus powered by human and food waste has gone into service between the cities of Bristol and Bath. The UK's first bus to run on biomethane gas has been launched. The 40-seat “Bio-Bus” can travel up to 300km (186 miles) on one tank of gas. This takes...
rail

Asset management in the rail industry

Benefits of adopting the new ISO 55000 standard For many years the Rail Industry has been relatively stable with progressive evolution and development, however more recently significant changes have been seen. The recent development and technological advancements have resulted in numerous efficiencies with more transportation being undertaken on the rail...

Leading electronic control for vehicle energy optimisation

A key factor for environmentally-friendly fuel-efficient vehicles. In the near future, substantial changes in mobility and land transport will take place. Population growth, energy issues, environment preservation and improvement of life quality and mobility safety will require revolutionary innovations. The automotive industry will need to undergo a deep transformation to...
sustainable transport

Encouraging sustainable transport in local areas

Transport is a sector that affects everyone, whether it be via train, catching a bus or driving through rush hour traffic. However, road transport is reportedly the second largest source of greenhouse gas emissions in the EU after power generation

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