Swiss company launches the “world’s fastest EV charger”

Swiss company ABB has launched a new modular charger which can simultaneously charge up to four vehicles with dynamic power distribution, meaning that drivers will not have to wait if somebody else is already charging ahead of them. The company says its new Terra 360 has a maximum output of 360 kW and is capable […]

New bus improvement plan aims to transform public transport in Worcestershire

A new Bus Service Improvement Plan with the aim of transforming public transport for residents in Worcestershire has been approved by the County Council. The plan will look to further improve bus provision in the county, with a particular focus on integrating bus services with other modes of travel, introducing multi-operator and multi-modal tickets, improving […]

Doubts over A96 dualling

Scotland’s transport minister has refused to confirm if the A96 will be dualled in full, instead promising that there will be a review to determine the way forward. The Press and Journal reports there is a row brewing over the project because Conservatives in Scotland asked the Westminster Government to intervene if the SNP choose […]

Greener Transport Council publishes manifesto for decarbonising transport

The Greener Transport Council, along with its 17 members, has published a manifesto for decarbonising transport, in which this leading group of transport professionals are calling for a national focus on behaviour change to achieve a substantial road traffic reduction over the next eight years. The manifesto pulls no punches in making clear that the […]

North Ayrshire Council increases investment in roads improvements

North Ayrshire Council has increased its investment in the area’s roads this year as part of its wide-ranging programme of improvement works. Earlier this year, the council committed to investing an additional £15.6million into our roads network, bringing the total amount of investment over the next 10 years to £38.1million. At the council’s Cabinet meeting […]

Social enterprise that supports veterans and others with disabilities produces its 15,000th road sign for BEAR Scotland

Scotland’s Bravest Manufacturing Company, the social enterprise that supports veterans and others with disabilities, has produced its 15,000th road sign for BEAR Scotland. Scotland’s Bravest Manufacturing Company (SMBC), based in Erskine, employs veterans from the Armed Forces who may need support adjusting to life after service and others with disabilities. The company manufactures commercial signage […]

Kier Highways to play its part in group ambitions for net zero

Kier Highways will implement a number of measures over the next few years to help Kier Group meet its target of reaching net zero across it operations and value chain by 2045. The series of measures, which are included in the group’s carbon reduction plan launched this week. These include two low carbon plant trials […]


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