Government announces £8bn to repair roads

The Government says millions of people will enjoy smoother, safer and faster road journeys thanks what it’s calling the biggest-ever road resurfacing programme to improve local roads. Transport Secretary Mark Harper has set out the allocations of an £8.3 billion long-term plan, which he says is enough to resurface over 5,000 miles of road across […]

CMA issues competition warning around MSA chargepoints

The Competition and Markets Authority has published an open letter to Electric Vehicle Charge Point Operators and Motorway Service Area operators which reminds all operators of their ongoing obligations under competition law. The reiterates some of the findings from the CMA’s 2021 market study on electric vehicle charging and sets out the CMA’s engagement with the Office […]

Wales’s first-ever biomethane refuelling station for HGVs opens

Renewable biomethane supplier ReFuels NV has announced the opening of its 13th low-carbon refuelling station for HGVs, and its first to open in Wales. The new site, with 12 pumps capable of refuelling more than 500 HGVs daily and cutting over 60,000 tonnes of CO2 annually, makes low-carbon deliveries a reality for the hundreds of […]

Rees Jeffreys Road MSc Bursary Scheme returns for 2024-25

The Rees Jeffreys Road Fund Trustees have announced that the organisation will once again be running its Transport MSc Bursary programme for the academic year 2024-5. The Trustees are hoping to encourage more applications to study for a transport related MSc – both from people who are new to the transport sector and people currently […]

ERTICO hosting micromobility meeting in London

European Intelligent Transport Systems organisation ERTICO – ITS Europe is hosting a Focus On event on micromobility on 7 December in London. In its invitation, the organisation says: Micromobility encompasses a wide range of low-speed (generally under 25 km/h) vehicles using human power (active travel, e.g. pedal cycles and kick-scooters) and/or electrical assistance. Although the […]

Call for better customer education to speed up EV transition

A panel of electric vehicle experts have explained how, by simply better educating drivers, people’s appetite for EVs will increase. “The key is helping to take people with us,” AA President Edmund King told the Transport+Energy Forum in Birmingham. “Members are not hostile to EVs, but they are hesitant, so it’s the role of the […]


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