Public Support & Transport

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...

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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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.


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.


8th October 2018

Flying Taxis Get UK Government Help

The UK government has granted money to its aviation regulator, supporting a project that aims to remove “regulatory barriers” to flying taxis. The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial...


27th September 2018

Uber Commits $10M to Reduce City Traffic

As ride-hailing services multiply and increase traffic in cities, Uber is pushing for a congestion tax that would target its own business interests.


6th September 2018

Auto Infrastructure Depends on Partnerships, Says City Hall

Detroit looking at smart infrastructure and who will pay for it, Garry Bulluck tells Louis Bedigian. Smart infrastructure could be one of the most challenging and costly aspects of...


3rd August 2018

rideOS Announces Funding, Mainly From Next47

Start-up rideOS has announced that it has been awarded $25M in funding, with the majority coming from the Siemens-backed Next47. At just a year old, rideOS provides transportation and mapping technology,...