Portsmouth Clean Air Zone goes live with Yunex Traffic technology

Portsmouth is the latest city in the UK to choose Yunex Traffic as a provider for its Clean Air Zone, using the company’s Sicore II ANPR cameras to identify and register every vehicle that enters the zone. Portsmouth City Council launched its new clean air zone (CAZ) on 29 November. Drivers of non-compliant HGVs, buses, […]

Record funding to deliver a just transition to net zero in Scotland

Scotland’s Budget will deliver record levels of investment in tackling the climate emergency – helping to protect and restore the natural environment, and slash emissions from homes, industries and transport. The 2022-23 budget provides more than £2 billion for measures that will accelerate a just transition to  a Scotland which leads the way in ending […]

Faded white lines “could thwart drive for autonomous cars”

It’s being claimed the problem of faded road markings is affecting the safety systems of millions of motorists’ cars. The Times reports that the problem of faded road markings is already affecting the safety systems of millions of motorists’ cars, with the country’s ambition to lead the world in automated cars being hindered by the poor state of […]

Aimsun wins another award for its NEVFMA air quality solution

Hot on the heels of its win at the ITS (UK) Awards last month, the transport modelling firm Aimsun has received another accolade, winning the TechWorks Green Technology Award for its NEVFMA project. NEVFMA, which stands for the Network Emissions and Vehicle Flow Management Adjustment project, uses transport modelling to mitigate against congestion build-up and […]

Worcestershire CC spends £2.5m on drain maintenance programme

Worcestershire County Council has invested £2.5million programme to improve hundreds of drains and gullies across the region. The work aims to reduce the risk of flooding across the county with highways officers tackling 20 countrywide ‘wetspots’ – areas which have often flooded in autumn and winter. Additional funding will mean a number of trash screens, […]

ULEZ expansion sees “dirty” vehicle numbers drop by more than a third

Figures from the London Assembly detailing vehicle use within the expanded Ultra Low Emission Zone in London shows that there was a 37% drop in the number of non-compliant vehicles during the first month of operation. On 25 October 2021, the Mayor of London expanded the ULEZ up to, but not including, the North and […]

VW partners on partnerships for “industrialisation” of battery technology

The Volkswagen Group has announced it’s entered into three more strategic partnerships to strengthen its position in the field of batteries. The new partners are the leading materials technology group Umicore, the battery specialist 24M Technologies, and cleantech company Vulcan Energy Resources Ltd. VW says that, although these three partnerships are independent from each other, […]


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