HERE integrates what3words into in-car navigation

The mapping company HERE is adding innovative location referencing solution what3words into its navigation system, allowing drivers to navigate to any precise three metre square on the planet. what3words has divided the world into a grid of squares and given each one a unique combination of three words. For example, the Highways News registered office […]

Clearview Intelligence acquire UK rights to wearable social distancing solution

Clearview Intelligence has purchased the rights from Levett Business Services (LBS) to distribute the EGOpro Social Distancing Solution in the UK. As part of the deal, LBS owner Neil Levett – who had marketed the products under his brand – will work with Clearview on the promotion and installation of the electronic wearable social […]

Work to covert street lights in Dudley nearly complete

Work to convert all lights on main roads in Dudley to LEDs will be completed by the end of the year, according to Dudley Council. Around 6,600 street lights on main roads across the borough have now been converted – with a small remaining few expected to be converted within the next six weeks. Dudley […]

Welsh local authorities to receive over £7 million for sustainable improvements

Over £11 million has been allocated by the Welsh Government to schemes in North Wales to to support sustainable ways of travelling, improve safety and reduce carbon emissions, including the North Wales Metro. Over £7 million of the funding will go to local projects delivered by local authorities including electric buses and town centre improvements. […]

EV Taskforce proposes 21-point plan to accelerate the electric transition

The Government’s Electric Vehicle Energy Taskforce has outlined 21 key proposals to accelerate the electric transition.  The task force has identified 21 proposals to maximise the benefits and minimise the challenges associated with electric vehicles to the electricity networks and EV users.  The group will now focus on turning these proposals into action, which will […]

Driverless trial getting underway in Oxford

A new project is getting underway to trial an autonomous vehicle fleet in Oxford, with the researchers saying this brings the deployment of commercial autonomous vehicles in the UK one step closer. Oxbotica-led Project Endeavour will run until Autumn 2021 with live tests in three major UK cities overall. The project aims to demonstrate autonomous […]

Plans in place for upgrade of six sections of the A47

A new dual carriageway and junction improvements are included in design plans to improve the A47 Wansford to Sutton section in Cambridgeshire. Highways England is set to improve the A47 in six places between Peterborough and Great Yarmouth as part of a £300m investment. Programme lead for the A47 at Highways England, Chris Griffin, said: […]

Costain researches hydrogen roadmap for transport

Costain, in collaboration with the gas networks, has produced a feasibility study that will contribute to the ongoing assessments of the ability to use the existing UK gas transmission and distribution networks to transport hydrogen. The project is the first to bring together all the gas distribution networks, working collaboratively to develop an innovative hydrogen […]


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