Driverless vehicles in the here-and-now with Scott Belcher on Highways Voices

This week on Highways Voices, we talk about real world here-and-now driverless solutions. We’re joined by the former President and CEO of ITS America, Scott Belcher who is now Executive Director of ACES Mobility, a group looking to boost last mile Autonomous, Connected, Electric and Shared journeys with a new American initiative. Subscribe to Highways Voices […]

More than half of London’s black taxis now zero emission capable

London’s iconic black cabs have reached a major milestone with more than 50 per cent now being zero emission capable , with the number totalling more than 7,970 on the city’s streets. Transport for London says the capital’s taxi drivers are playing a significant part in cleaning up London’s toxic air with a ten per […]

TTF Autumn update presentations online

Presentations are now online from this year’s Transport Technology Forum Autumn Update, which took place Tuesday 14 November 2023, at the IET Austin Court in Birmingham. The event heard from officials from the Department for Transport about the latest policy around Transport Technology and what it means for the sector, including the new £70 million […]

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 […]

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 […]

New laws passed to make charging an electric vehicle easier and quicker

New laws have been approved by MPs aimed at ensuring that prices across Electric Vehicle chargepoints are transparent and easy to compare, and a large proportion of new public chargepoints have contactless payment options. Providers will also be required to open up their data, so drivers can easily find an available chargepoint that meets their […]

Parliamentary committee backs EV “mythbusting” initiative

MPs from the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Electric Vehicles have backed an initiative which aims to “bust myths” about EVs and “put facts before fiction”. The #StopBurningStuff campaign says it is helping to “level the playing field in a time of increased misinformation”. Representatives from The REA (Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology), FairCharge […]

RECHARGE UK working group aims to speed up electrification of HGVs and fleets

A new group has laid out a set of objectives designed to help speed up the electrification of HGVs and commercial fleets. The group, which is being run by RECHARGE UK – the EV arm of the REA (Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology), says it includes a wealth of expertise and unrivalled experience […]

RECHARGE UK Chair sets out plan to speed up EV transition

The Chair of electric vehicle trade group RECHARGE UK has set out his aims and objectives following the Government’s decision to roll the 2030 ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles until 2035. Mark Constable, who took over as Chair earlier this year, says the group must focus on trying to remove […]


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