Q-Free sells parking division to concentrate on core business lines

Smart City mobility solutions company Q-Free has announced the sale of its parking division to the unit’s executive vice president, Dave Radford.   Morten Andersson, Q-Free’s senior executive vice president of traffic management, says the sale will benefit all stakeholders. “At the company’s heart, Q-Free is an ATMS and tolling innovator and solution provider, and while […]

ALKS will have ‘no obvious’ benefits to fleets on the road, says MD of software company

Government plans to make limited autonomous technology legal on UK roads later this year will have “no obvious benefits to fleets” but will create several potential pitfalls, according to Peter Golding, Managing Director of FleetCheck. The comments come after the Department of Transport announced last week that driverless vehicles with Automated Lane Keeping Systems (ALKS) […]

Meon and Amey collaborate to bring London Bus Museum street to life

Amey and Meon have joined forces to help improve the London Bus Museum’s indoor street. The museum approached Amey to see if they could volunteer their expertise with designing and creating a new street layout in the museum. As currently closed due to COVID-19 restrictions, the opportunity is being taken to refurbish photograph displays and […]

Majority of Londoners support expansion of ULEZ in the city, according to new survey

Most Londoners support the expansion of London’s Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ), according to a survey commissioned by environmental law charity ClientEarth with 68% saying they are worried about children breathing in pollution. The survey shows that 68% of those questioned think higher-polluting vehicles should pay more than other vehicles for travelling through the capital, with […]

Over half a million ultra low emission vehicles are now on Britain’s roads

Over half a million ultra low emission vehicles are now being driven on UK roads, according to the Department for Transport and Office for Low Emission Vehicles. This comes as statistics from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show that 13.6% of new cars sold in the past four months had a plug, […]

Leading consultant creates Britain’s oldest connected car

One of the world’s foremost experts in transport technology has demonstrated how any car can benefit from today’s connectivity by showing traffic information messages in a 1914 Model T Ford as part of the UK’s “Drive it Day” for Classic cars. White Willow Consulting founder Andy Graham fitted a mobile phone with an app developed […]

VW planning on-demand vehicle features

Carmaker Volkswagen is planning to include all features in all their cars, but use connected vehicle technology to charge drivers for the ones they use. Top Gear magazine has spoken to the German company which says it plans to have cars “crammed full of tech and features” which the user can turn on and off […]

Oxbotica and Navtech launch radar-based localisation system

Driverless vehicle developer Oxbotica and radar developer Navtech have launched what they say is the world’s first all-weather radar localisation solution for industrial autonomous vehicles, typically accurate to less than 10cm on any vehicle, in any environment. Combining Navtech’s patented FMCW radar sensor and Oxbotica’s autonomy software platform, Terran360 is an entirely new offering to […]


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