Bus users worried at service cuts

The organisation representing bus passengers in the UK has expressed concerns over plans by a growing number of operators to reduce services in line with lockdown restrictions. The aim is to prevent people making what are seen as unnecessary journeys at a time when everyone’s being told to stay at home unless they have a […]

HERE announces more innovations during Virtual CES

The mapping and location technology company HERE has unveilled new solutions for personal data privacy, 3D mapping and electric vehicle navigation during the virtual Consumer Electronics Show. HERE Consent Manager and HERE Anonymyser are designed to allow enterprises to create and deliver personalised data services by embedding personal privacy protection, user control and regulatory compliance […]

Siemens’ average speed enforcement solution approved

Siemens has received Home Office Type Approval for its SafeZone average speed enforcement system, meaning evidence gathered is admissible in court. Its ANPR-based solution uses the company’s British-built Sicore II cameras to provide accurate enforcement, and the certification covers a number of new features, including day/night mode functionality, which enables the camera to operate without […]

ADEPT calls on local authorities to help provide new data on public rights of way

The Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning and Transport (ADEPT), is asking local authorities across England to complete a new online survey to understand the ongoing pressures on public rights of way in their areas. The short survey asks for information on impacts of levels of usage compared with 2019, budget and resource challenges, […]

Breedon Group appoints James Haluch as MD of its Contracting business

Breedon has appointed James Haluch as Managing Director of its GB Contracting business.  He will join in March and will report to the Group’s Chief Executive. Mr Haluch has been Managing Director of Highways & Waste Collections at Amey for the last five years.  He has grown the business significantly, both in turnover and margin, […]

Apple and Hyundai planning vehicle tie-up

An agreement could be signed within two months to commit Apple and Hyundai to work together on an autonomous electric car project. Reuters has spotted a report by Korea IT News which suggests the car company and tech giant aim to start production of a vehicle around 2024. Reuters added that Hyundai declined to comment […]

Driverless race launched at iconic Indianapolis circuit

University teams from across the world are being invited to race a driverless vehicle at the home of the Indy-500 motor race. Energy Systems Network and Indianapolis Motor Speedway are organising the Indy Autonomous Challenge, where the teams will set up and program a standard driverless racing car built by Italian company Dallara. They say […]

Kirklees Council to consider £12 million investment for road improvements

Kirklees Council’s Cabinet will consider a proposal to spend nearly £12 million carrying out improvement work on the district’s unclassified roads. The councillors will consider the decision at their Cabinet meeting on January 19. The network of unclassified roads is over 1,440 kilometres or 895 miles long, which is roughly the same as Land’s End […]

VINCI to work with Eave as hearing protection partner

Eave, the UK-based tech startup company which has developed a new and unique type of hearing protection for workers, is set to work with VINCI through its Catalyst programme. Catalyst is run by Leonard, VINCI’s foresight and innovation arm – Leonard exists to provide VINCI partner companies with the support and resources they need to […]


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