UK reaches chargepoint milestone as they get iconic British design

There are now over 25,000 public charging devices across the UK – a major milestone, which means that electric vehicle drivers are never more than 25 miles from a chargepoint on UK roads, according to independently produced statistics from Zap Map. This comes as recent statistics from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show that over one in […]

Satellite Applications Catapult starts search for companies to provide architectural, construction engineering and inspection services

The technology accelerator Satellite Applications Catapult has started its search for companies to provide architectural, construction engineering and inspection services as part of its Geospatial Capabilities Framework. Work would involve monitoring ground changes, producing maps using data and geospatial analysis and undertaking analysis of infrastructure such as power stations, rail, roads and airports. Satellite Applications […]

Council promises £1m to improve safety on road in Cheshire

A council and Police force have responded to an e-petition calling for speed cameras and other safety innovations on the A41 near Chester by promising a million pound’s worth of investment. Cheshire Live reports the Christleton and Waverton area has been identified to receive a cash injection from the police to make the roads safer […]

Connected vehicles could be “major victim” of chip shortage

The global shortage of semiconductors is causing vehicle industry executives to repeat their warning that they expect the supply crisis to drag on for months to come, leading to fears that innovation in connected cars will be one of the major victims. reports that General Motors has announced it will have to pause work […]

TfL turns to new tech to make roads ”safer, smarter and more efficient”

Transport for London is set to start using new technology from two UK start-ups in an attempt to reduce road danger and disruption caused by roadworks and unplanned incidents on its road network. It says the technology will make a real difference to keeping people safe, helping to cut congestion and cleaning up London’s air. In 2019, TfL launched an innovation […]


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