NIC calls for roadmap for EV charging infrastructure

The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) has called on the government to produce a delivery roadmap for electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure to meet the 2030 ban on sales of new diesel and petrol cars and vans. In the Annual Market Monitoring Report 2021, the Commission outlined a number of key priorities including:  Produce a delivery roadmap […]

Driverless buses “fully operational” this year in Scotland

Driverless buses will begin operations between Edinburgh and Fife across the Forth Road Bridge this year. Futurescot.com reports that five autonomous buses will be used on a 30-mile route. The plans are included in Edinburgh Council’s mobility plan. “Edinburgh needs a new plan for mobility and transport that addresses the challenge of reducing carbon emissions and […]

No Covid on London’s tubes and buses

Researchers from Imperial College London have found no traces of Covid-19 on London’s transport network since starting repeat testing last October. The Press Association reports they’ve been taking air and surface samples on tube journey between two major stations and on a bus ride but have found nothing. The report explainss that samples are taken […]

Wejo secures £30m more funding

The connected car technology company Wejo has secured an extra £30 million as it tries to put what’s being called “a bumpy year” behind it. The Telegraph reports that the Cheshire-based company, which collects location, speed and emissions data from vehicles, has had to cut 60 staff over the past year (around 30% of its […]

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