Saturday, August 20, 2022

Edinburgh event to showcase electric vehicle benefits for business

FORMER Top Gear host Quentin Willson will join a fleet of industry experts in Edinburgh next weekend at a free show intended to showcase...

Major commercial electric vehicle project to begin in the UK in 2019

A major trial of commercial electric vehicles (EVs) has been given the green light by UK energy regulator Ofgem, bringing together leading power, technology,...

Metals recycler supports the Transport for London scrappage scheme

Metals recycler EMR is supporting the Transport for London (TFL) scrappage scheme at six sites across the capital. EMR Metal Recycling has Authorised Treatment Facilities...

EV installation website launched

Devitech has announced the launch of its new website. "Due to continued expansion in the EV installation market we have now launched a brand-new website...

Firms team up to offer high mobility separation equipment

Separation technologies firm Eriez Europe has teamed up with Northern Ireland-based equipment manufacturer Ecohog to address a perceived demand for more transportable separation equipment....

‘Sand Cleaner’ combats plastic peril on beaches

By efficiently removing waste and debris of all sizes on a beautiful and very popular beach in Italy’s Puglia region, plant and equipment firm...

Swedish EV maker declares intent to develop “a truly climate neutral car by 2030”

Swedish performance EV firm Polestar has declared a “moonshot goal” to create “the first truly climate neutral car by 2030.” The Polestar 0 project will...

How serious are countries about decarbonising transport?

New “Transport NDC Tracker” monitors how transport appears in national decarbonisation commitments The new “Transport NDC Tracker” launched on 28 September by the International Transport...

Award-winning software aims to simplify the process of planning and executing underground excavation work

Utility service provider Morrison Utility Services (MUS) is undertaking a 12-month trial of Virtual Trial Hole Assistant (VTA), a software tool that the firm...

£10k/year charges on horizon for driving older, polluting vehicles in London

More motorists with older, higher polluting vehicles in Central London could face paying up to £10,000 each year - just for driving their car...

Electric cars uptake accelerating in Scotland

Interest in electric cars in Scotland is accelerating, possibly thanks in part to a zero-interest loan fund from the Scottish Government. More than half...

UK calls for zero global shipping emissions by 2050

The UK is backing an "absolute zero" target for international shipping emissions by 2050, as an announcement from Transport Secretary Grant Shapps set out...

Software for robotic lawnmower wins Swedish circular technology challenge

Husqvarna's Automower 440 model. Machine learning software to be used in a robotic lawn mower is the winner of a sustainability innovation competition run by...

Government awards £30m to cutting-edge highway decarbonisation projects

Cutting-edge, innovative ideas to decarbonise the UK’s highways are to benefit from tens of millions of pounds in Government funding. The £30...

Could Autonomous Electric Vehicles help close the decarbonisation ‘transition’ gap?

PwC’s latest LCEI analysis appears to reveal the potential for A-EVs to bridge around one third of the gap between current decarbonisation rates and the rate needed

EV charging stations outnumber fuel stations, less than 100 years after the first petrol...

There are now almost 1,000 more public places to charge electric cars than there are forecourts to pump petrol in the UK – 9,300 EV charging locations compared to 8,400 fuel stations .

The road to decarbonising transport needs to gather pace, says Siemens

The global technology firm has been talking about how it is helping fleet operators transition to full electric trucks in urban areas, and some...
Biffa

Vehicle technology helps cut fuel costs

WASTE management company Biffa has appointed CMS SupaTrak to provide fuel-saving and carbon-reducing technology across its fleet of vehicles. The cuts are achieved through EcoTrak...

Deal improves offering to recycling industry businesses

On 12 September Molson Green, said to be the UK’s largest distributor of capital equipment, become a dealer for Turmec, a waste management solutions...

Delivering cleaner vehicles and better air quality: Educational roadshow returns to Scotland

An initiative with a brief to help drive up safety and compliance standards in the transport sector (including in relation to air quality and...