Acklea and Moshon Data team up to improve highway safety with RadViz radar reflector

Traffic management vehicle specialist Acklea has partnered with automatic emergency braking experts Moshon Data to become the sole distributor of the Moshon RadViz in the UK. Crash prevention device RadViz is a radar reflector that helps to make non-standard vehicles, such as traffic management units, more visible to Automatic Emergency Braking Systems (AEBS). These systems […]

Costain appoints chief digital officer

Costain has appointed Matthew Higham as chief digital officer and a member of its Executive board. Matthew will start on 1 December 2021 and will work closely with the leadership team to further embed the use of digital technologies as part of meeting clients’ changing infrastructure needs. Mr Higham joins from Microsoft, where he was […]

West Midlands secures over £1bn funding to drive a green transport revolution

The West Midlands has been handed £1bn funding to expand the regions tram, train, bus and cycle networks and drive a green transport revolution.   The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) secured the money from the government’s City Region Sustainable Transport Settlement (CRSTS) fund announced today.  Hundreds of millions of pounds will now be used to kickstart a wide range of projects from new Metro tram extensions to more electric vehicle charging points in a move to decarbonise the region’s […]

Wales sets out EV charging plans

The Welsh Government has set out its EV Charging Action Plan setting outs how it aims to invest in infrastructure and working with the private sector to give people in Wales “the confidence to make the switch to electric vehicles”. It aims to deliver a charging point facility for every 20 miles of the strategic […]

Amey commits to science-based targets

Infrastructure services and engineering company Amey has joined the Business Ambition for 1.5°C Campaign, the global movement of leading companies working to limit global temperature rise.  This campaign brings together the world’s largest group of companies committed to working to climate targets based on the scientific evidence. It also means Amey becomes part of the UN backed […]

Car hire firm adds 100,000 EVs to its fleet

The rental car company Hertz has announced it has made an initial order for 100,000 Teslas by the end of 2022 and new EV charging infrastructure across the company’s global operations. “Electric vehicles are now mainstream, and we’ve only just begun to see rising global demand and interest,” said Hertz interim CEO Mark Fields. “The new […]

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