Transport for London (TfL)

21st February 2020

Montreal eScooter Trial Exposes Micro-Mobility Flaw

I will not be the only urban dweller celebrating Montreal’s scrapping of its e-scooter trial citing an “80% delinquency rate” among users. It follows a city-wide outcry over scooters...

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24th January 2020

Nissan Promises 2,000 BEV Fleet to London’s Under Threat Uber

Nissan has pledged a fleet of 2,000 of BEVs for London’s Uber service despite the taxi company being under threat of losing its right to trade in the UK...

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6th December 2019

Uber US Sex Assault Data Unlikely to Quell Fears

Uber has released data stating its US service suffered nearly 6,000 cases of sexual assaults in 2017 and 2018 including 229 rapes. The figures also show that while the...

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23rd October 2019

First London Black Cab BEV In a Century Approved

London’s first all-electric ‘Hackney Carriage’ black cab in 120 years that has been officially approved by the city authority. The Dynamo Taxi is the first BEV to be granted...

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2nd October 2019

AV Consortium Claims London Trials Proves Tech is Ready

A consortium of autonomous specialists have claimed its trials of driverless cars in London proves the technology’s market readiness. The UK’s DRIVEN consortium has completed 30-month government-supported project demonstrating...

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Start-Up Promises Londoners Autonomous Transport in 2020
2nd April 2019

Start-Up Promises Londoners Autonomous Transport in 2020

A start-up is promising Londoners access to self-driving ride-shares from 2020 onward. FiveAI said its shared autonomous vehicles will become available to residents of the city from then. Five...

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AVs Need National Standard, Says Addison Lee
10th February 2019

AVs Need National Standard, Says Addison Lee

A private hire firm has called for standardization of regulation across all local authorities to ensure safety in future robo-taxi services. The call came in an interview with TU-Automotive by Andrew...

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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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London Joint Venture Aims to Deploy AVs
22nd October 2018

London Joint Venture Aims to Deploy AVs

A joint venture aims to develop autonomous vehicles and deploy them on London’s streets by 2021. The venture has been formed by private hire car business Addison Lee and...

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