Thatcham Research partners with Toyota on pioneering Hydrogen Hilux project

Thatcham Research is working closely with Toyota Motor Manufacturing (UK) Ltd (TMUK) and a consortium of specialist industry partners to develop a hydrogen version of Toyota’s iconic Hilux pick-up. To prepare the Hilux for the UK market, Thatcham Research insurance risk intelligence and engineering expertise will be required to assess the repair and safety implications […]

CIHT receives Engineering Council approval for a further five years

The Engineering Council recently conducted a review of CIHT’s professional registration procedures and confirmed that the Institution’s professional review licence will be extended for the full 5-year period to 2027. Richard Llewellyn, Chair of CIHT’s Education and Professional Development Strategy Board said ‘One of CIHT’s primary objectives is to support its members’ professional development and […]

New method of treating Kent’s roads to be trialled

A new method of road treatment is to be trialled by Kent County Council (KCC) after initial tests showed it may more than double the life span of the surface. KCC and its contractor, GW Highways, will be testing Gipave – a graphene-enhanced asphalt that involves melting graphene pellets and a small mix of recycled […]

EY appoints transport ambassador and development specialist Anna Delvecchio as Partner

EY has appointed Anna Delvecchio as a Partner in its expanding Government and Infrastructure consultancy practice in the UK. Anna joins the transport team and will work across EY projects with central government, local authorities and private sector clients, using her experience to advise on largescale transport development and transformation delivery projects. Anna has over […]

More than £70 million to turbocharge the future of clean transport

A world-first heavy tractor powered by farm waste is just one of the game-changing projects benefitting from £73 million in new funding for the development of clean transport technologies announced today (Friday 2 December). The joint government and industry investment will support projects right across the UK, from Burnaston to Bridgwater, in support of ambitions […]

New App helps people to travel across East Lothian

A new Mobility as a Service app has been launched designed to deliver a one-stop-shop to make travel around East Lothian simpler. The Council’s Cabinet Member for Environment, Economic Development and Tourism, John McMillan joined Andrew Ferguson from the South East of Scotland Transport Partnership, SEStran, and the council’s Active Travel Project Officer, Richard Kerr, to […]

Operation Brock to be reinstated ahead of Christmas getaway

People looking to cross the channel from Kent over Christmas are being urged to book ahead, as Operation Brock is set to return to the M20. The Kent Resilience Forum says that, as at other times of the year, booking forecasts from the Port of Dover and Eurotunnel are assisting its partners – including Kent […]

TfL publishes new draft Business Plan

Transport for London has published its latest Business Plan, which sets out how it aims to support London’s economic recovery and “become the green heartbeat of London” whilst achieving operational financial sustainability by 2023/24. It says the plan charts how, across the next three and a half years, TfL will play a key role in […]

M25 roadside dig hopes to reveal the history of aviation in the area

National Highways, in partnership with GRAHAM Construction, working to upgrade the M25 at junction 28, has welcomed members of the public from local archaeology and historical groups to give them the chance to see what the team had uncovered so far. The team of archaeologists demonstrated how they use GPS equipment to map out sites […]

Caerphilly’s Cabinet agrees way ahead for a greener fleet

Caerphilly County Borough Council’s Cabinet has unanimously approved the next steps in its plans for decarbonisation of its fleet vehicles. Cabinet members endorsed the efforts made to date in delivering on the Council’s commitment to become net zero carbon by 2030, including the installation of three electric vehicle charging hubs situated at locations in Tiryberth […]

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