Public Support & Transport

22nd August 2019

UK Politicians Ramp Up Attack on Car Ownership

A fresh challenge to stemming the drop-off of future car ownership faces the auto industry now that UK politicians have called for a radical cut in vehicle use. The...

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17th July 2019

New Build UK Homes Mandated For EV Chargers

Every new home built in the UK could come pre-installed with EV chargers in the government’s bid to boost the painfully slow uptake of the technology. In what the...

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28th June 2019

North American Auto Trade to See New Rules of the Road

Patrick Wilson works on trade policy for the US Department of Commerce. At TU-Automotive Detroit 2019 he presented how new rules will have a significant impact on the automotive...

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11th June 2019

Berlin App Shows City Authority Ready to Fight for Mobility

Berlin’s public transport body, Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG) and Trafi, a mobility start-up, have launched an app in a bid to take control of its transport systems. Previously, the various...

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17th January 2019

UC Study Recommends Charging EVs for Miles Driven

Electric cars might run cleaner, but road repairs are still paid for by gasoline taxes. Now, a University of California study recommends a fairer way for the state to...

BVRLA Slams UK Government’s EV Report Response
16th January 2019

BVRLA Slams UK Government’s EV Report Response

The British Vehicle Renting and Leasing Association (BVRLA) has criticized the UK government’s response to a parliamentary committee’s recent report on electric vehicles. In October, the House of Commons...

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Non-EVs Losing London Charge Exemptions From 2021
21st December 2018

Non-EVs Losing London Charge Exemptions From 2021

London’s mayor and transit authority are removing exemptions from the city’s congestion charge for all non-zero-emission vehicles from 2019 and all non-electric vehicles from 2021. The move will boost...

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Instructor: UK AV Operator Training Legislation Needed
30th November 2018

Instructor: UK AV Operator Training Legislation Needed

An autonomous vehicle operator training provider says UK government legislation and/or clearer guidance on the qualifications and experience required for the job is needed. In an exclusive and wide-ranging...

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UK Government Launches £25M LCV Grant
29th November 2018

UK Government Launches £25M LCV Grant

The UK government has announced it is investing £25M in development of low-carbon vehicle technologies. At an event hosted by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), Business...

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Bus Operator Claims Safety Tech Cuts Crashes, Injuries
19th November 2018

Bus Operator Claims Safety Tech Cuts Crashes, Injuries

A London bus operator says its trial of “collision avoidance” technology “has reduced avoidable collisions” and the injuries they cause. Abellio London says Intel subsidiary Mobileye’s tech has reduced...

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31st October 2018

Illinois Self-Driving Car Push Costs Governor an Endorsement

In Illinois, a push for autonomous vehicles has turned political with a group that advocates for motorcyclists rescinding its endorsement for the state's governor.

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NHTSA Cracks Down on Self-Driving School Bus
23rd October 2018

NHTSA Cracks Down on Self-Driving School Bus

The NHTSA is cracking down on Transdev and its self-driving school bus program, citing the safety of children.

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