Shropshire Council urged to increase active travel budget

Shropshire Council is being urged to increase its spending on active travel to 10% of its total highways budget. The opposition Liberal Democrat group has put forward proposals to give cycling and walking greater priority, and will ask fellow councillors to support the idea at a meeting of the full council next week. A motion […]

Government commissions action to improve rail air quality

A review has been launched to ensure air quality standards and regulations are ‘fit for purpose’ following findings in a report that some diesel trains is poorer than desired. Research funded by the Department for Transport (DfT) and conducted by RSSB, on 6 types of train, has found that air quality levels on some trains, while operating […]

Korean firm Nota building strong connection in UK

Six year old Korean AI technology company Nota is looking to build a UK presence by hiring leading Intelligent Transport Systems expert Sharon Kindleysides to represent it in the UK. Nota says its philosophy is “artificial intelligence anywhere through compression technology.” Nota has its own deep learning model compression technology called NetsPresso, which is an […]

Osprey promises to make range anxiety “a thing of the past”

The rapid electric vehicle charging network provider Osprey has announced plans to install more than 150 high-powered electric vehicle charging hubs across the UK by 2025. A total of 1,500 150-175KW rapid chargers will be installed across the sites, which will be located on strategic A-roads and adjacent to motorways, to encourage motorists to switch […]

Isle of Wight councillors to look again at average speed cameras

The Isle of Wight Council’s Alliance Group has voted to examine the cost and effectiveness of average speed cameras for the Island. Isle of Wight Radio says that this follows a change of control in the council after the election in May. Previously the council, when it was Conservative-led, had set aside £300,000 to buy […]

All new London buses will be zero-emission

The Mayor of London has announced that all new buses ordered by Transport for London for the capital will now be zero-emission. Sadiq Khan says this builds on its recent achievement of making its entire bus fleet compliant with strict Euro VI emission standards – the same standards as the Ultra Low Emission Zone. City Hall […]

Qualcomm and Renault to work with Google to design a “rich and immersive in-vehicle experience” for Renault’s next-generation electric vehicle

Renault Group has announced it will utilise the 3rd Generation Snapdragon Automotive Cockpit Platforms from Qualcomm Technologies to power what they say is the vehicle’s technically advanced infotainment system, which comprises portrait-sized touchscreen infotainment displays audiovisual and navigational functions— bringing ease of use and comfort to drivers and passengers. ERTICO Network reports that the ITS […]

Vaisala expands its modular Indigo product family

The global weather, environmental, and industrial measurements company Vaisala has launched a new Indigo510 transmitter, which is compatible with all Indigo smart probes. The features include modular support for one probe at a time, and a large touchscreen display for local data visualization. The new Indigo510 is the latest addition to Vaisala’s top-of-the-line Indigo transmitter […]


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